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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF ENTOMOLOGY AND PLANT QUARANTINE
WASHINGTON, D. C.
*'* May 9, 1939.
B. E. P* Q. 476, Supplement No. 3.
PLANT-QUARANTINE IMPORT RESTRICTIONS
COiMO1WEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Amendment of Regulation 21 of the Regulations Effective September
Restrictions on the Importation of Vegetables
Regulation 21 of the Quarantine (Plants) Regulations
is amended by adding at the end thereof the following subregula-
E,- (1) In the case of vegetables from any country, a
certificate dated and signed by a responsible of-
ficer of the Department of Agriculture of the coun-
try of origin identifying the vegetables, stating the
quantity, and certifying:
(a) That they were grown in the country named;
(b) That the pest known as cabbage butterfly (Pieris
rapae L.) does not exist in the part of the coun-
try in which they were grown;
(c) That they were, on inspection prior to shipment,
found to be free from Pieris rapae L.; and
(d) That they were packed in the country of origin in
clean new packages.
(2) For the purpose of this subregulation "vegetable"
means borecole, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage,
Cauliflower, chou moellior, horseradish, kohlrabi, radish,
rape, Swedes, turnip, or any vegetable whatsoever of the
family Cruciferae, and includes lettuce.
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Since Pioris rapao is quite generally distributed throughout
the United States the provisions of (I) (b) cannot be certified,
consequently this subregulation constitutes a prohibition of
importation of the vegetables above named from the United States.
Chief, ur of Entomology and.-, It Quarantine.