Plant-quarantine import restrictions of the British colony of Fiji

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Plant-quarantine import restrictions of the British colony of Fiji
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B.E.P.Q. ;
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Strong, Lee A
United States -- Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
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Plant quarantine -- Law and legislation -- Fiji   ( lcsh )
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"October 21, 1937."
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Signed Lee A. Strong, Chief, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.

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UNITED STATES DEPARMI17i OF AGPJ CULTURE
13-ureau Of ErotOL,ology and Plant QuLranltine






B. E. P. Q.--466 October 21, 1937.





PLANT- ,UARA-1;TINE 111,1--PORT RESTRICTIONS OF THE

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BRITISH COLONY 01' F C,











UL'ITED ST.,LTES LF 'GR'-CUL'-"Ui'
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Bureau of Entomoloc;y end I.Plant nar, ,mt ilia Washington, D. G.




B. E. P. q.--466 Gctober 21, 1937.



PLLXT- J a, NTINE :POFT FESTRICT-i.TC 17 6

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BRITISH COLGi7f OF FIJI


This s-Lumary of th- plant-qa rantine iL.port restrictions
i _prepared for tl,-,e, informaof the Britis'Ll Colony of 2iji has been tion of r irser,,-men, plant-quarantino o-fficials, and others interested in tho export ,,.tion of plants -nd plant products to th, .t "'Alory.

It ,7as prepared by Harry B. Shaw, Plant t uaran -n,3 inL;pector, in Cliar-e of For,. ign Injo=,.tlon Servicu, Division of kbr'A U 'li pirn'.
( Unx'mtinos, Zrolo tiio i noxious lile,"As and. of Plants Ordinarce, 'No. 21, of Novornber 18, 1 -29 mid made thoroundor,
and revic-acd b-y- the Diructor of .4,L -riculture. of thj CoiOny of Fiji.

The in-formation contained in this c-Lrcul,:u- is believed to be correct and complete up to the time of preparation, b,).t' it is not intended to be used indeper-dently of, nor as a sub:Aitputa for, the ori,-in,- .l texts, -- .nd it is not to be in-Lt ,-rpreted e'z leg,-.11,y authoritative.





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Chief 3ur,,,m (if Entomolo.- and P rE- .ntine.










PLAKT-, ,UAPLLNTINE II&ORT -C]STFIC: 101TS

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BRITISH COLONY OF FIJI


3-4,SIC LEGISLATIO11

Yoxious Weeds and of 7-) 1 a. at s
Ordinance No. 2]., lvov :mb-.. r 18, 1929.


T'-ds ordinance empowers the Governor in Council to prohibit
tho i.-Opo:ctation into the. Colony of aziy pl,,-- nt, including plants gonorally or s-ccificd plants from rjny deAgn-Acd, )Iaco, -,nd eitho: absolutoly or condition, ).lly.


Authorized Ports, of E-,'itry

Section 5 of the ordln; nce pre-c---'-jbk3s that no plants shall. be imported into the Colorr, exce-I)t +.1--trou--7'i the -)orts of Suva, Lev&:a, or Laiitoka, or such nt ier .1,)or4v-s as -riay be F authorized by the uov =or.


Phyljosanitary Certificate Requirod

The same section prescriboo that every importation of pl, .nts whether for sale or for private use must ',)u accompanitA. b77 a c, rtificate. siLned by an officer of the D,.;ps xtmort of --gr-".culture, or ot"ior department to which th ? duties relating to horticuli.ur,' re. assi- zi' a, 0 f the country, or place wherj t:ie plants were gro-wn or w*honce they V"-oro importud, certifying th- .t the plants are 'Jrte fron disoosu.


HST-,,"TIVE REGULATIO" S

(1\oxious Woeds and Disoasus of Plr nts ITIov. 12, 1030)


Definitions

Article 1. In these Rogulations

"Ple.ntll means ?.ny tree, flower, shrub, vc,-etable, or other
vegetable growth; -nd includes the e mression "pcrt of
pla1,11tt', waicli in turn includes any root, corm, taber,
bulb, stem, leaf, cutting, bud, gr,, ft, sood, fr-Lidt, or
any L
portion th )rctof;









"Fruittl means any edible product of any plant and includes the
peel, sKin, or shel2.of fruit;

"Diseeses of plantsIf means any insect, pest, or disease in any
fofr-, or of d developmentt which is or may oe injurious
to plants.


I SPZCT 011 AND T2,ZA2iI-4i'TT OF I _170-T-TED PLAINS

Art. 2. Land.in,-, o f plants.--Ho officer of customs shall permit p17 nts to b" land-,d. froii a. ves.sei ex-'eJP t on t'-io ivrittcn instruction of an in .-.-)ecto :-.

Art. 3. Im-porte(i -plants subject-to inspaction.-_, ll plants, and the and the t1nat contain or lir ve contained thc same
imported into the Colony s.'Liall b- li,-IL, to detention ': nd oxamin,7 tion by an in,0poctor an,,i ;h ill bo. si)bj:- ct to thc, followi.ag tre.I.tm_,nt:

Pl, nts affected by e.ny sj)ecios of fruit fly or borer shall
be _, stroyod fort'.'1with;

(b) Pl,,,nts ffecteOl by any insect pest, otht;r than fruit fly
or boa-or, be f,.Lmig .tud. un ie_-- the dir, actions of an
J.nspector.
.&.rt. 4. L esl -i c, o -_o-L_ ;r.try of soil. --!To qoil shall be im
U_ I _!" -oorted
into the 'Golon- -.xce :,t ,-.Tith t.,,.o dritten permission firot obtained of the Director of -i icUltur -. Provided. that all scii so im orted Shall be
4. _; L 1)
--Lth cflrbon disulphide under the dii section !'Ind to th-_ ss2'tisfactdon of -_'i inopector.

., rt. 5. (1) Ins.--eqLorls certifica-te necessary for release of
Jon and tre-ti-aent, any, of plants brought Plaits.--After the inspect.L v
into the Cinlon.7.-, an in,;pector s'--iall issue -. certificate setting forth that the ".ave oeen in3jpected and f-x ,i,: _;ated or otherwise treated
and -ho--:in, t as-xns ppYCI ble. in respect of th"' fumigation or other treatment, if s-t--le'n I-as bt en Civen.

(2) Up 0 n pr,_, ientation to the proper officer of customs of an inspoctorl-, certificate .", toge.th, r with an aclknowlad.Lmont of the payment of foes, i4* -.ny, duo in r, so, ct of tr, -?.t..aont of plants, an importer may With such officurts consent rc-nov-- from fumigation, ; station the firticL s tc, -.Licli the certificate rtilate3.

krt. 6. Plr- nts not i-cliidad in cortific te liable to seizure and
_P G a 'I
imoorted ,P ants and th,.; prcka,,-,os or Wrap ing that co t?'in Or contai,'ie(l t'hom i- ,,ay be & ,izod a.nd destroyed by direction of
, r. inzf-)cctc-,- if, on m__,,do by an ins--cactor or ciistoras officer, suffici,..nt ovidonc_- of tIl-,ir b L ing included -Lr. th.0, cortificata issuot-I in thL2 co-unt:,-',- of ori-in or ox,)ort is not Five-., by their importer.










SPECIAL SREGULATICIONS

(Proclamation Io. 4, Jan. 18, 1933)

Import permit required.--The importation of all plants into the
Colony is prohibited unless a written permit for their importation is first obtained from the Director of Agriculture in which permit the conditions of such importation may be specified. Provided that the following plants may be imported without permits.


Exceptions

(a) All plants imported from Great Pritain, Australia, Canada, New
Zealand, and the United States of Aaerica,- except those specified in Schedule 1, provided that permits shell.be required in respect of the fruits of the plants set out in Schedule 2 imported from Australia and in respect of growing plants of the natural order Rosaceae imported from Canada, New Zealand, and the United States.

(b) Copra from the Kingdom of Tonga.

Certification of forage crop seeds and plants rocuired.--Importetions of seeds, live stems, and whole plants of pasture and fodder grasses and clovers shall be accompanied by certificates in the form set out in Schedule 3, signed by a responsible officer. of the Department of Agriculture of the country in which they were grown, certifying that the district in which they were produced is entirely free from cattle tick infestation.

Unrestrictediplant products.--The provisions of this Proclamation shall not apply to fibers in an unmanufactured condition or to any parts of plants which have undergone any process of manufacture, except copra, provided that they are not in a demp or decomposed condition.

Plant material may be seized and destroyed or disinfected.--The
Director of Agriculture, at his discretion, may decline to issue a permit, and he or an inspector actin. directly under his instructions shall have the power to prevent the lanrling of, or to seize and destroy without paying compensation for such destruction, any plant matter imported from any country whether a permit for the importation of such plant matter has been issued or not, to retain such plant matter for fumi-ation or for observation for any period of time, or to require any plant matter imported to be planted in such area as he shell direct and under such quarantine measures as he mnay deem to be advisable, and any such plant m-ttor shall not be removed from such areas without the written authority of thie Director of Agriculture.


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SCHEDULE 1

Cabbages Grass seed
Caul iflo~wers Lettuce
Citrus plants Pineapple~s
Clove r seed Seed cotton
CoconutsSugarcane
Cottonseed Tobacco seed
Cut flowers Tjnhuskod rice, (paddy)
Live stems and whole plants of Ppsture and fodder grasses, cha.ff, hay, arnd straw w, whether or not used for packing.

S CK D UL E 2

Ay d-_lus (Prunus) pprsica L., peach.
Carica papaL. pa-paye, or pawpaw.
0i -s -u--antiu U. Seville orange, and varieties.
Citrus nobilis delicioso, Swingle, !M andarin type of orange.
Cof iea arab ica L. cof fee.
uceni braziliensis Lam. Brazil cherry.
Eugenia jam~bos- 1j., rose-apple, alabar plum.
Eugenia mrna -accensis L, mountain or Malay apple or largefrulited rose apple.
LMaZ-if era, inica L. m ango.
Opuntia tua =1ill., pricklypear.
Opuntia vjQ,,,ris lviill. barberry f ig.
Passiflora quadr.n-alaris L., giant granadil'la.
Perstea ( -ratis sisia) earicana Mill,, avocado.
fPrunuEs armeniaca L. auicot.
Prunus cera-,sus L., cherry, al varieties.
Psidiun, cettleieriun S., strawberry guava.
______~~yca 4.,guav advar ie ties.


SCHEDULE 3

I hereby ce-rtify thnat the shipment of grass plants and seeds marked ,No. of packages
contents ,addressed to
sent by ,e r
wias produced in a district free from cattle tickz infection.

S ignature of off icer_______Offi cial title__________Addr es s __ _ _ _ _ Date _ _ _ _ _ _



*This certificL.te can be furnished by the Bureau of Animal Industry only.