UNITED STATES DPARTI.ENT OF' ARICULTURE '*''
Agrietia1 Research Administration
": Bureau of Entom6lo6gy and TPlant Quarantine
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Be E. P. Q.9404, 2d Revision October -2, 1953
Supplement No. 2 .
PLANT QUARANTINE I!,'iPORT RESTRICTIONS
S' TOBACCOINIPORT REGULATIONS
Notification No. 5.-32Q-35-A., dated July 20, 1936, corrected up to
January 28, 1952, by authority of the' Destructive Ins'ects and Pests Act',
1914 (II of 1914) and the Rules Lade Thereunder by the Central Govern'ment,
as reissued in 1952, amends regulation 8B onpage 5 of circular B. E. P. Q.
404, 2a Revisiont 'governing importations of tobacco into India, as
8B. (1) Subject to the provisions of sub-paragraph' (2)' unmanufactured
tobacco either raw or cured, shall not be imported into India by sea ex-
cept from Burma, or the Kalat State, unless, in addition to the general,
certificate required under Rule 5, it. is accompanied by an official cer-
tificate'that'it is free from Ephe6'tia eluttella or that the pest does not
exist in the country of origin.' '.
Provided that in the case of tobacco unaccompanied by s&ch certificates,
the consignment shall be examined'on importation by suchofficer as the'
Central Government may appoint on payment of such fees, if ary, to meet
the cost of*' Bueh examination, as it may direct.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-para'graph (1), unmanufactured
tobacco may be imported into India by sea without the certificates re-
ferred to-therein if the'following conditions are fulfilled:
(i) the consignee of the tobacco has, within the period specified
in sub-paragraph '(3) fiiurnished to the Collector of Customs, Bombay, and to
the Entomologist In Charge, Fumigatorium, Sewri, Bombay, the following:
(a') the name of the ship carrying the 'consignment f
(b) the probable date of arrival df "the ship in Bombay and
(c) the" number of cases contained in the consignment. '
(ii) On arrival of the tobacco in Bombay, the tobacco is disinfected
by HCN or such other fumigant, at the Fumigatorium of the Directorate of
Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage, and in such manner as may be
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(3) The itor'maom.r-feore& in paragraph (i) siiall be, furnished if:
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(a) the duration.0f .the vyage between e.prt f. dispatch and
the port of Bombay is less ,than theree weeksks, at least seven days
before the probable date of the arrival of the ship at Bombay; ard
(b) the duration of such voyage is longer than three weeks, at
least fourteen. d.ys before the probable date .of the arriy,4, of
the ship at Bombay.
LIVE INSECTS PROHIBITED
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Notification No. F.-193/40A, as corrected up to June 11, 1951, of the
Department of Education, Health and Lands of the Government of India,
and promulgated for the purpose, of prohibiting), regulating, and re-
stricting the import of live insects into India, contains the following:
1i In this order insectc" means, a living insect and includes, eggs of
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2. No insect shall be imported into India unless. it is accompanied, by:
(a) a special permit in accordance with the form set forth in the
Schedule. to. this order, autaorizing such importation. issue.d by the
Central Government or by an Officer authorized by the Central.'
(b) a certificate ,of freedom from disease granted by an Entomologist
of the Government of the country of origin* ,. .... .
Provj4ded that a permit shall, pt .be refused in. the case of. any insect.
which,. .n he.althy. coi.ion, is. ot.like to be destructive t o, crops ,
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S (a) ..bees and silkworms;.. and .... ... . . ,. -. -
(b) parasites and. destroyers of n.i rous, dects or 1 other pet .s .
intended for the control of such insects or pests, when imported by
the- au-thoritieso of. any. one of the.following Institutions :. The
SIndian. Agrieultuial ResearCh Institute, Ne w Delhi;. The Indian -
Vqterlnary. Research Inatitute., l uktevwar., .The Forest Research
Institute and College, Dehra Dun; The Public Health Commissioner
with the Governmen :,of India; The. Indian. Research. Fund Association,
and The Departments, of. Agriculture, luadras:, Bombay, West Bengal,
Uttar Pradesh, P.un.jab (I), Bihar,. Ladhya. Pradeh, Assam, Or.slsa,
Jammu and Kashmir and l.Iysors.
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W. L. Popham
Acting Chief, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine