Plant-quarantine import restrictions of the Union of South Africa

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Title:
Plant-quarantine import restrictions of the Union of South Africa
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B.E.P.Q. ;
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2 p. : ; 27 cm.
Language:
English
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Hoyt, Avery S
United States -- Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
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U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
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Washington, D.C
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Plant quarantine -- Law and legislation -- South Africa   ( lcsh )
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"May 4, 1939."
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"Avery S. Hoyt, Chief, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine."--P.2.

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University of Florida
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
Vashington, D. C.



May 4, 1939.
B..E. P. Q. 471, Supplement No. 1.



PLANT-QUARANTINE IMPORT RESTRICTIONS

OF THE

UNIOGJ OF SOUTH AFRICA


Restrictions on the Importation of Hay and Straw as Packing for
MIerchandise


Although the following regulations, published in the Govern-
ment Gazette of the Union of South Africa of March 3, 1939, repre-
sent precautions against the introduction of foot-and-mouth dis-
ease and other diseases of livestock, they are presented as a matter
of information, since hay and straw as packing materials are
involved.

Article 1. The regulations published under Government Notice
No. 331 of March 16, 1934, are hereby repealed.

Art. 2. No person shall introduce into the Union any hay
or straw used for the packing of merchandise unless--

(a) It is kept in a bond store at the port of entry for
a period of 4 months reckoned from the date of ship-
ment to the Union; or

(b) It is accompanied by a certificate, signed by an of-
ficial authorized thereto by the Government of the
country of origin, stating that the hay or straw--

(i) Has been kept in store free from contact with
any animal likely to be affected with foot-and-
mouth disease, contagious bovine pleuropneumonia,
sheep pox, or rinderpest for a period of 4
months immediately prior to its use; or




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(2) Has been subjected to the action of live stem
in a closed compartment at a temperature of
185 F. for at least 10 minutes; or

(3) Has been plac-d loosely in a closed compartment
having a treoeiaLure of not less than 65 F. and
thorou.-h1.y prayed with 10 fluid ounces form-alde-
hyde solution (containing not less than 37 per-
cent fornalaehyde b- weight) for each 1,.000 cubic
fcet of space in the compartment, the compart-
ment ben. irg.ediatoly closed in such a. manner
as to nrevent the escape of the formal-.eh.de
v-rrcr and kept closed, for a period of not less
than 8 hours; or

(4) Placed loosely in a closed compartment and subjected
to the action of heat in the prosenco of moisture at
a temperature of not less than 260 F. for a period of
not less thnm 2 hours, the said temperature being
maintained during that- period throughout the whole
of the corn.-rtmont.

Art. 3. 1Tr person shall introduce into the Union any fodder,
hay, straw, maize stalks, or kaffir-corn stalks unless it is accom-
panied by a certificate, signed by an official authorized thereto
by the Government of the country of origin, stating-

(a) That the product was derived from a district which
was free from foot-and-mouth disease, contagious
bovine pleuropneumonia, sheep pox, and rinderpest
for a period of at least 12 months prior to ship-
ment to the Union; or

(b) That the product was kept in store free from con-
tact with any animal likely to be affected with foot-
and-mouth disease, contagious bovine pleuropneumonia,
sheep pox, or rinderpest for a period of 4 months
immediately prior to shipment to the Union.

Art. 4. These regulations shall take effect as from May 1,
1939.






AVERY S. HOYT,
Acting Chief, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.