02 Ncac 48a .0245          Interstate shipment

(a)  Apiary inspectors shall inspect North Carolina bees within 14 calendar days of a beekeeper's requesting such an inspection at a time of year when there is brood rearing activity in a majority of the colonies as a prerequisite for interstate shipment of bees.

(b)  Apiary inspectors shall issue health certificates in accordance with the provisions of the rules in this Section.

(c)  The State Apiarist shall charge the additional costs of making inspections when the beekeeper requests inspection within a specified time of less than 14 calendar days for his own convenience and there is not adequate time for normal routine scheduling of the inspection, pursuant to Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-638;

Eff. January 1, 2011.