02 NCAC 48A .0906         DISPOSITION

Regulated articles from quarantined areas that are infested with the sweet potato weevil or have been exposed to infestation by the sweet potato weevil may be ordered destroyed or fumigated by the owner, or destroyed or fumigated by the Commissioner of Agriculture, in accordance with G.S. 106‑421 at the expense of the owner. The Commissioner or his agent may allow regulated articles to move in sealed vehicles to designated safe markets under limited permit; however, no quarantined seed sweet potatoes will be allowed to move under any condition in North Carolina.


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

Eff. January 1, 1985;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 24, 2019.