02 Ncac 48a .0258          Exterior quarantine

The Commissioner shall quarantine areas outside of North Carolina when he has reason to believe that a bee of the genus Apis other than Apis mellifera or a bee disease or disorder that is not established throughout North Carolina exists in that area and that importation of honeybees or beekeeping equipment present an introduction hazard to North Carolina beekeeping.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-640;

Eff. January 1, 2011.