02 NCAC 52E .0210 REMOVAL OF SLAUGHTER SWINE FROM A PUBLIC LIVESTOCK MARKET
(a) No swine consigned to and sold in a swine slaughter sale at a public livestock market shall be removed from the market for any purpose other than for immediate slaughter unless a permit is obtained from the State Veterinarian or his authorized representative.
(b) Conditions under which a permit may be authorized by the State Veterinarian:
(1) When there is sufficient evidence to prove swine have been stolen and sold for slaughter;
(2) When swine are found to be affected with a treatable disease which at that time would render them unfit for slaughter;
(3) No sale animals;
(4) Animals sold for home consumption.
(c) All swine released by permit from the State Veterinarian or his authorized representative, in (b) (1), (2), (3), and (4) of this Rule, shall be quarantined in isolation on the swine owner's premise until it has been determined that they will not expose other swine to a contagious and/or infectious disease.
History Note: Authority G.S. 106‑410; 106‑416;
Eff. April 1, 1984.