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UNITED S12ATES I)EP.,,RT!:1E1\T2 OF AGRICULTUEE Bureau of Entomology and Plart quarantinee W, shiilgton, D. C.
Iiiarch 3, 191339.
B. E. P. Q, 469, Supplement No. 2.
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Arti- hyll=.er,-. Cort,,ficatp. &,-.d Declar,'Ition -',, Iot ',Required
I t was stated in suT)j-)ler.3nt Ho. 1 to B. E. P. Q. 469,
that live plants, parts of plants, soe s, otc., whose 0-nti7r into Italy is -not specifically prohib-Ited, rem.-in subject to the -t-)hyl-lo.-cra restrictions (B. E. P. Q. 469, p. 9), -,n( 1- mu -t be ,cconipanied by a ship ncrls declaration a-nd u -oi ,,,lloxora ccrtifica e.
Since the Intcrnatinnal Pliylloxora Con,,,, of Bcrn,- upon
which the phylloxera roF trictl.ons of It,-l;- arc. bas : d, -orescribcs
tiiat soods, -allong other pl:- nt -pr-,ducts, alo. .,idmittod- to unrostrictod
circii1ation, tho question of cor'-ification was recoi)t1,N, takon un
through the Itali-m lv,'inictry of. Foreign Affairs in connection iliith
tinder date of Febru,,.,.r,,r 7, 1979, th,,:Lt 71inistry -stated:
.Lila'. the regulations ciow in force on the iTA-ortation into Italy of living parts, parts of plants, seecs, and other plant products fror,,i co-otntries not T)ar'ui(,,s to the international Phyllcxera Conve-iltion of Berne are those contained
in Ministerial Decree of !- iarch 3, 1923? (B. E. P. Q. 4-69, rp. 4 to 8), and subsequent amendments and exceptions."
portat-ons of l-vi--(i,, -,?lants, parts of plal'As, seeds,
and other -olant rrodurts, coming from the United States
of America need not, thol-efore, be accoripanied by the
declarations and certificates required by the Berne
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Cc.,- --quc ntly, no ins-pection certificate is necessary for s11i--,=,-nt-s )f living plants, parts of T)la-ts, secds, and oth cr
-olant -n-roducts from thc TJ nitcd States, the c-ntry of wiaich into Italy is not s-occifically prchibitcd. Th 0 4 ns1)cctioii of such shi-om r-ts on arrival in Italy is Drovided for.
1-1 i 7f f Zntorolo gy 7e& ar quarantine.