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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC


  ( Division 13 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 1. Bees [29000 - 29322]

  ( Chapter 1 repealed and added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1404, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 8. Quarantine [29110 - 29114]
  ( Article 8 added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1404, Sec. 2. )


The director may adopt by regulation and establish, maintain, and enforce a quarantine at the boundaries of, or within, the state, to protect the bee industry against the introduction or spread of any bee pest. The director may make and enforce such regulations as may be necessary to prevent any bees, comb, hives, or appliances from passing over any quarantine line which is established and proclaimed pursuant to this article.

(Added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1404, Sec. 2.)


If any quarantine is established pursuant to this article, no person shall move any bees, comb, hive, or appliance, across the lines established by the quarantine except pursuant to the regulations of the director.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1404, Sec. 2.)


If an inspector finds any pest or disease which is known to be contagious in any apiary, the inspector may hold the apiary and may require that abatement be performed under his or her direct supervision. The inspector shall give notice that the apiary is held to the owner or bailee and post a copy of the notice in a conspicuous place in the apiary.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1404, Sec. 2.)


If notice that an apiary is being held has been given pursuant to Section 29112, no person shall move the apiary, or any part of the apiary, or any other bee equipment from the location, unless the person is authorized by an inspector, until the hold order is released.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1404, Sec. 2.)


Upon request of the owner of any apiary which is held pursuant to an order by an inspector, the inspector shall release the hold order by issuing a permit to move the apiary if the inspector determines that the pest or disease has been abated. The permit shall state on it that the apiary had been under a hold order at the point of origin, was released from the hold order, and the date of release.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1404, Sec. 2.)

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