2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:6-15 - Requirements Respecting Importation Of Bees Or Used Supplies; Penalty
4:6-15. Requirements respecting importation of bees or used supplies; penalty
No colony or nucleus of bees or used apiary supplies coming from a state or country having apiary inspection service shall be accepted by any person or common carrier for transportation to a point within this State unless accompanied by a valid certificate of inspection stating that the colony or supplies are free from infectious or contagious bee diseases.
A colony or nucleus of bees or used apiary supplies coming into this State from a state or country having no apiary inspection service shall be immediately reported by the consignee and by the person or carrier delivering them in this State, giving the name and address of the consignee, to the department, which shall cause the shipment to be inspected at such time as shall be expedient.
This section shall not apply to the delivery of queen bees when not accompanied by brood or comb, or to bees shipped in wire cages when not accompanied by brood or comb.
A person who shall violate this section shall be liable to a penalty of $100.00 for each offense.
Amended by L.1977, c. 159, s. 5, eff. July 14, 1977.
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