The following conditions govern the movement of regulated articles:

(1)           Certificate or Permit Required.  Unless exempted in these Regulations a certificate or permit must accompany the movement of regulated articles from any regulated area into or through any point outside thereof.  Regulated articles originating outside of a regulated area may be moved without a certificate or permit if the point of origin is clearly indicated on the shipping document accompanying the regulated articles provided, in the case of articles moved through a regulated area, the regulated articles are protected from infestation, while within regulated areas, to the satisfaction of an inspector.

(2)           Issuance of Permits.  Permits may be issued by inspectors to allow the movement of noncertified regulated articles to locations outside of the regulated areas for particular handling, utilization, processing, or for treatment in accordance with approved procedures, provided the inspector has determined that such movement will not result in the spread of witchweed.

(3)           Federal certificates or permits can be used on all regulated articles interchangeably with North Carolina Department of Agriculture Plant Industry Division Certificates.

(4)           The Plant Industry Division, Plant Protection Section, adopts by reference 7 CFR 301.80‑7 and 7 CFR 301.80‑4(a) entitled Attachment of Certificates and Issuance of Certificates respectively.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑65.45; 106‑65.46; 106‑284.18; 106‑420;

Eff. January 1, 1985.