2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:5-28 - Indemnity, Conditions
4:5-28. Indemnity, conditions
In order for animals imported into New Jersey to be eligible for appraisement and indemnity the following conditions must be satisfied:
a. The animal shall at the time of entry be accompanied by a tuberculin test chart showing compliance with the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture regulations governing the interstate movement of cattle; except that cattle imported from specific areas designated by the Board of Agriculture as provided in section 4:5-54 of this Title need not comply with this paragraph.
b. The animal shall at the time of entry be accompanied by a health chart approved by the chief regulatory official of the point of origin stating that the herd from which it came was fully accredited, or a negative herd in a modified accredited area and was not under quarantine for any infectious disease, tuberculosis included, and that all the animals in the herd in which the animal originated had on the last tuberculin test conducted under official supervision passed without evidence of reaction; except that cattle imported from specific areas designated by the Board of Agriculture as provided in section 4:5-54 of this Title need not comply with this paragraph.
c. The owner of the animal shall furnish, upon request, proof that it has been owned and maintained within the State of New Jersey for a period of sixty days prior to the time of being declared tuberculous.
d. The animal shall have passed an authorized tuberculin test after entry into New Jersey.
Amended by L.1938, c. 265, p. 586, s. 1; L.1946, c. 247, p. 875, s. 14; L.1947, c. 207, p. 867, s. 1.
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