Plant-quarantine import restrictions of Malaya

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Plant-quarantine import restrictions of Malaya
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United States -- Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
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Plant quarantine -- Law and legislation -- Malaysia -- Malaya   ( lcsh )

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"August 16, 1938."
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"Superseding B.E.P.Q. 458."
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Signed Lee A. Strong, Chief, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.

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UNITED STATES DEPARTI EIIT OF AGRICULTURE
Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
JWashington, D. C.


B. E. P. Q. 478,
Superseding B. E. P. Q. 458.


August 16, 1938.


PLANT-QUARANTINE IMPORT RE STPRI CTI OS

OF

MALAYA


(British)



Federated Malay States
Straits Settlements
Unfederated Malay States








UNITED STATES DEPARTI-EIIT OF AG2ICULTUR-
Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
Washington, D. C.




3. E. P. Q. 478, August 16, 1936.
Superseding B. E. P. Q. 458


PLAXT-QUARANTIKE ILtPORT RESTRICTI02 S

OF

MALAYA


This digest of the plant-quarantine import restric-
tions of Malaya has been prepared for the information of
nurserymen, plant-quarantine officials, and others interested
in the exportation of plants and plant products from the
United States to the various States comprising : alaya.

The digest was prepared by Harry 3. Shaw, Plant Quar-
antine Inspector in Charge, Foreign Information Service,
Division of Foreign Plant Quarantines, from the Plant Impor-
tation Rules of :alaya, and reviewed by the Adviser on Agri-
culture, Department of Agriculture, Kuala Lumpur, Federated
Malay States.

The information contained in this circular is belioeiod
to be correct and sufficiently complete for its purpose up
to the time of preparation, but it is not intended to be
used independently of, nor as a substitute for, the original
texts, and it is not to be interpreted as legally authori-
tative. The Plant Importation Rules of Malay themselves
should be consulted for the exact texts.

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LEE A. STRONG, .
Chief, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.























PLA7--QUARAI'TI12 IMPORT RESTRICTIONS


MALAYA

(British)


.'alaya includes the Federated. 7al.y States of Ncgri
Sembilan, Pahang, Porak, and. Selangor; the Straits Settle-
ments of Labuan, Malacca, Pcncr.rng, Province W7ellesloy, Singa-
pore, and the Christmas and Cocos Islands; and the Unfedoerated
Mialay States of Johore, Ked.h, Kelantan, Perlis, and Trongganu.


Plant Importation by Air Prohibited

The importation into Malaya of plants by air from
outside the "-.ly Peninsula is prohibited, except that cut
flowers of plants that are not specifically restricted ma.y
be imported by air from the lTctherlnds Indies, but oven
restricted plants may be imported by air, under special author-
ization, for scientific purposes.


Importation of Specified Plants Conditionally Prohibited

The importation into Malaya of the following plants
is prohibited except under written permit in advance of ship-
ment and under proscribed certification: Banana, coconut
(for seed), coffee, cotton, oil-palm seeds, palms, pineapple,
rubber (Hevea spp.), sugarcane, and tea, provided that they
any be imported for scientific purposes without compliance
with the regulations, under proper authorization.




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Since the general regulations governing the importation
of plants into the Federated Malay States include the corres-
ponding provisions that apply to all the States comprising
Malaya, it is believed necessary to present only those regula-
tions. However, separate mention is m-tide of the Straits Settle-
ments and the Unfoderated Malay States in order to indicate
the basie legislation and the authorized ports of entry of each.


FEDERATED MAIAY STATES

(Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Perok, and Selangor)



Basic Legislation

Customs Enactment of 1936; Gazette Notification No. 1823, May
11, 1936.

This enactment is for the purpose of controlling plant
imports and by State enactments for the control of plant pests
in each State.


Definition of Plant

"Plant" includes growing plants, roots, tubers, bulbs,
stocks, cuttings, slips, suckers, and seeds, and any parts
thereof from which further plants might be propagated.



Customs Enactment, 1936; Gazette Notification No. 1823, :ry 1,
1936.


Plant Importation by Air Prohibited

ANY PLA:T: Importation by air prohibited, otherwise than from
the Colony or from any Unfcderated Malay State, pro-
vided that the Adviser on Agriculture may issue a per-
met, at his discretion, fur the importation from the
Netherlands Indies by air of cut flowers that are not
portions of any plants specified in the following par-
sgraph.




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Import nation Conditionally Prohibited

The imi-ortation is prohibited, Atherwisc than from.
the Colony or from arny Unfederatod Malay State, of the fol-
lowing plants, except in accordance with proscribed condi-
tions:

1. Banana suckers for planting (from all subspe-
cies and varieties Of LMusa sapientum, LI. caven-
dishii or chincnsis, M_. pr.adisiac a, I1. textilis);

2. Coffee (_offoa spp.), except driei beans for con--
sumption or transshipment;

3. Coconuts, the seed nuats (Cocos Pacifera);

4. Cotton (Gossypium spp.);

5. Oil palr seeds (Elaeis spp.);

6. Palms of any species living and ro'lr,7;

7. Pineapple (all varieties of Ar-"- s,',-rJns), in-
cluding suckers, tops, or .thDr ..... prts in-
tended for prop.,:atiujn, b-at e.:c i inappl
fruits from the Netherlands Indies f' .r consump-
tion or canning;

8. Tbbber (Hcvea spp.);

2. Suagarcane (Saccharun officiratrun));

10. Tea (Thea sinensis VCai.cllia thea/) living plants,
including seeds.


Importation Unrestricted

l-o plant-quarantine import restrictions are imposed
on the importation of plants other than those above indicated.




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COIDITIO.TS OF EIITRY FOR THE LISTED PLANTS


Authorized Port of Entry

The above-named plants may be imported by sea alone,
and only at Port Swettcrham, whether such plants have been
transshipped in the waters of the Colony or brought direct
from a place outside the Colony, the Federated and the Un-
federated Malay States, or by parcel post addressed to the
consignee care of the Adviser on Agriculture, Federated MalyV
States, or the Chief Field Officer, Department of Agricul-
ture, Federated ..:lay States.


7Tritten import Authority Required in Advance of Shipment

Importation shall be allowed only under and in accord-
ance with the writtenn authority of the Adviser on Agricul-
ture, Fedora>, -d :[Kl.y States, or the Chief Field Officer, Fed-
erated .,alay c-ates, which shall b. obtained prior to the
despatch of such plants from the country of origin.


Certificates Reqcuired in Prescribedc Form

Every such plant or consignment of plants shall be
accompanied by a certificate in the form below, signed by
an officer of the Dcp-rtment of Agriculture of the country
of origin or by soae other competent person in the country
of origin previously approved by the Adviser on Agriculture,
Fodcrated Malry States, or the Chief Field Officer, Federated
i.IMrlay States, not more than 14 days prior to date of ship-
ment.

Prescribed Certificate

This is to certify that the living plants or plant
products a -representativ-e sample of the
living plants or plant products
included in the consignment, of which particulars are given
below were/was thoroughly excJnmir.d on (date) by (:wme)
. duly authorized official of the (name of plant protection
orgp.nizction), and found to be healthy, no evidence of the
presence of any injurious insect, pest, or disease having been
found in/on them and that the consignment (including the pack-
ii-i) covered by this certificate has/has* not been treated


*Strike out the words that are not applicable.




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i-n the fclloving manner:
(e.g. fumigated with or disinrfected with
prior to inspection.
immediately subsequent


Inspected* in the field by a duly authorized inspector on
Not inspected
(date)


Signature

Official Status


Date
No. and description of packages
Distinguishing marks
Description of living plants or plant products or parts thereof
Stated to be grown at
Exported by
Name and address of consignee
!.Mnio of vessel -or-particulars of route -
Date of shipment
Port or place of entry
Additional certificates (if any) attached

One copy of such 3ertificatc shall be sent direct to
the importer in the Federated -Tlay States and handed by
him or his rent to the Superintondent of Customs and Excise
at Port Swettenham, and one copy shall be sent to the Chief
Field Officer, Federated :. >ly States.


Inspection on Arrival

Every such plant or consignment of plants on arrival
at Port Swettenhamjn or in the case of plants imported by parcel
post after receipt by the Adviscr on Agriculture, Federated
Mr-lry States, or by the Chief Field Officer, Federated Mal-y
States, shall be examined by the latter or by the State Agri-
cultural Officer, Selangor, or his deputy authorized in writ-
ing, who shall have power at his discretion to deliver it to
the importer or to order that it be quarantined or subjected
to sach treatment as he may deem necessary for the destruction
of any pest or to order the destruction of such plant or plants
and of their containers.


*Strike out the words that are not applicable.




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Such plants shall be subject to any further conditions
thle Adviser on Agriculture, Federated M.ly States, may deem
fit to impose.

writtenn Authority and Certificate lbast Be Presented On
Arrival of Shipment

If the above mentioned written authority and certificate
are not produced together to the Superintendent of Customs
,and Exocise at Port Swetter.-m, he shall prohibit the landing
of ary such plant or consignment of plants.


Plants Admitted for Scientific Purposes

The foregoing provisions shall not prevent the im-
poi'rtation, with the written permission of the Adviser on Agri-
culture, of plants intended for scientific purposes.


STRAITS SETT"=.-1TS

(Labuian, :.-Llacca, Penang, Province ,7ellesley, Singapore, and the
Christmas and Cocos Islands)


3asic Legislation

No. 1485.--Section 18 of Ordinance 1.j. 166 (Agricultural Posts.)


Authorized Ports of Entry

Plants may be impoorted by sea through the ports of
Siniapore and Penarng only. 7 rn Import Officer for Singapore
is tie Registrar of Imports and :i"orts, and for Penang, the
Officer-in-Charge of Imports and Exports.


Plants sent by parcel post shall be addressed to the
consignee c/o the A-ricultural Officer, Si,:apore or Penang.
One ^opy of the certificate from the country of origin shall
be inrclosed in the parcel.






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UIFEDERATED MALAY STATES

(Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Trengganra, Perlis)



STATE OF JOHOEE


Badic Legislation

Section 19 of the Agricultural Pests Enactment.


Authorized Ports of Entry

Plants may be imported by sea alone and only through
thne orts of Johore Bahru, Manar, and Kota Tinggi. The Import
Officer for Johore Bahru is the Deputy Commissioner of Customs;
for ifiavr, the Deputy Commissioier of Custo-s; and for Kota
Timnji, the Superintendont of Customns.


Importation by Mail

The specified plants may be imported by parcel post
only with the written permission of the Pri:cipal Agricul-
tural Officer and subject to the terms and conditions thereby
imposed, from any country other than the Colony or a Malay
State. Any parcel or parcels of such plant or plants shall
be ad-lressed to the consignee care of the Principal Agricul-
tural Officer, Johoro Bahru. One copy of the certificate
frm the country of origin shall bo inclosed in the parcel.



STATE OF KEDAH


Basic Levislation

Section 8 of the Agricultural Pests Enactment, 1344 (1926?)







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Authorized Ports of Entry

No person shall land or cause to be landed by sea
in the State of Kedah from any place outside of :n:laya any
plant whatsoever except at Alor Star, or by land except
at Kodiang or Bukit Kayu Itam.


:lail Shipments

Any of the listed plants imported by mail from any
country outside .nalaya shall be addressed to the consignee
cprc of the Principal Agricultural Officer, Keodh, Alor
Star. One copy of tho requiredd certificate shall be in-
closed in the parcel.



STATE OF rELAIITAIT


Basic Legislation

Section 19 (1) of the Agricultural Pests Enactment, 1931.


Authorized Port of Entry

io person shall land or cause to be landed in Kelantan
f,:om any place outside the Malay Peninsula any plant whatso-
ever except at Tumpat whether such plant shall have been
transshipped in the waters of the Colony or brCought direct
from place outside the Mnalny Peninsula.


Mail Shipments

Any of the listed plants imported by parcel post from
any country outside the Lalay Peninsula shall be addressed
to the consignee, care of the Principal Agricultural Of-
ficer, Kota Bahru. One copy of the certificate from the
country of origin shall be inclosed in the parcel.





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STATE OF TEIGGA:NU

Order of the State Secretary, Jaruiary 5, 1937



STATE COF PERLIS


Basic Legislation

The Custors Duties En.ctnoient, 1336; 1March 21, 1932.





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