AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
BEEKEEPING AND MAPLE AND HONEY PRODUCTS
429:3 Right of Entry; Authority of Inspector.
The inspector shall have free access at all reasonable hours to all apiaries or other premises where bees, bee products, supplies or appliances used in apiaries are kept, and may make such examination of the bees, bee products, supplies or appliances as may be necessary to ascertain the existence of any contagious or infectious disease harmful to bees in the egg, larval, pupal or adult state. If, by reason of such examination, the inspector is satisfied of the existence of any such disease or diseases, he shall order the owner to eradicate same within 10 days after a date specified in writing by the inspector, or he may with the consent and cooperation of the owner proceed immediately to eradicate same by the methods prescribed by the commissioner of agriculture, markets, and food.
Source. 1985, 72:1. 1995, 130:5, eff. July 23, 1995.