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aircraft prior to departure and the inspector has informed the person proposing to move the aircraft that the aircraft may depart.

(b) Inspection of aircraft moving to Guam. Any person who has moved an aircraft from Hawaii to Guam shall contact an inspector and offer the inspector the opportunity to inspect the aircraft upon the aircraft's arrival in Guam, unless the aircraft has been inspected and cleared in Hawaii prior to departure in accordance with arrangements made between the operator of the aircraft, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, and the government of Guam.

(c) Inspection of ships upon arrival. Any person who has moved a ship or other ocean-going craft from Hawaii to the continental United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands of the United States shall contact an inspector and offer the inspector the opportunity to inspect the ship or other ocean-going craft upon its arrival. [54 FR 3578, Jan. 25, 1989)

8318.13–10 Inspection of baggage,

other personal effects, and cargo. (a) Offer for inspection by aircraft passengers. Passengers destined for movement by aircraft from Hawaii to the continental United States, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands of the United States shall offer their carry-on baggage and other personal effects for inspection at the place marked for agricultural inspections, which will be located at the airport security checkpoint or the aircraft boarding gate, at the time they pass through the checkpoint or the gate. Passengers shall offer their check-in baggage for inspection at agricultural inspection stations prior to submitting their baggage to the check-in baggage facility. When an inspector has inspected and passed such baggage or personal effects, he or she shall apply a USDA stamp, inspection sticker, or other identification to such baggage or personal effects to indicate that such baggage or personal effects have been inspected and passed as required. Passengers shall disclose any fruits, vegetables, plants, plant products, or other articles that are requested to be disclosed by the inspector. When an inspection of a pas

senger's baggage or personal effects discloses an article in violation of the regulations in this part, the inspector shall seize the article. The passenger shall state his or her name and address to the inspector, and provide the inspector with corroborative identification. The inspector shall record the name and address of the passenger, the nature of the identification presented for corroboration, the nature of the violation, the types of articles involved, and the date, time, and place of the violation.

(b) Offer for inspection by aircraft crew. Aircraft crew members destined for movement by aircraft from Hawaii to the continental United States, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands of the United States, shall offer their baggage and personal effects for inspection at the inspection station designated for the employing airline not less than 20 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time of the aircraft or the rescheduled departure time as posted in the public areas of the airport. When an inspector has inspected and passed such baggage or personal effects, he or she shall apply a USDA stamp, inspection sticker, or other identification to the baggage or personal effects to indicate that such baggage or personal effects have been inspected and passed as required. Aircraft crew members shall disclose any fruits, vegetables, plants, plant products, or other articles that are requested to be disclosed by the inspector. When an inspection of a crew member's baggage or personal effects discloses an article in violation of the regulations in this part, the inspector shall seize the article. The crew member shall state his or her name and address to the inspector, and provide the inspector with corroborative identification. The inspector shall record the name and address of the crew member, the nature of the identification presented for corroboration, the nature of the violation, the types of articles involved, and the date, time, and place of the violation.

(c) Baggage inspection for persons traveling to Guam on aircraft. No person who has moved from Hawaii to Guam on an aircraft shall remove or attempt to remove any baggage or other personal effects from the area secured for customs inspections before the person has offered to an inspector, and has had passed by the inspector, his or her baggage and other personal effects. Persons shall disclose any fruits, vegetables, plants, plant products, or other articles that are requested to be disclosed by the inspector. When an inspection of a person's baggage or personal effects discloses an article in violation of the regulations in this part, the inspector shall seize the article. The person shall state his or her name and address to the inspector, and provide the inspector with corroborative identification. The inspector shall record the name and address of the person, the nature of the identification presented for corroboration, the nature of the violation, the types of articles involved, and the date, time, and place of the violation.

(d) Baggage acceptance and loading on aircraft. No person shall accept or load any check-in aircraft baggage destined for movement from Hawaii to the continental United States, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands of the United States, unless a certificate is attached to the baggage, or the baggage bears a USDA stamp, inspection sticker, or other indication applied by an inspector representing that the baggage has been inspected and passed.

(e) Offer for inspection by persons moving by ship. No person who has moved on any ship or other ocean-going craft from Hawaii to the continental United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, or the Virgin Islands of the United States, shall

move or attempt to remove any baggage or other personal effects from the designated inspection area as provided in $318.13–10(h) on or off the ship or other ocean-going craft unless the person has offered to an inspector for inspection, and has had passed by the inspector, the baggage and other personal effects. Persons shall disclose any fruits, vegetables, plants, plant products, or other articles that are requested to be disclosed by the inspector. When an inspection of a person's baggage or personal effects discloses an article in violation of the regulations in this part, the inspector shall seize the article. The person shall state his or her name and address to the inspector, and provide the inspector with cor

roborative identification. The inspector shall record the name and address of the person, the nature of the identification presented for corroboration, the nature of the violation, the types of articles involved, and the date, time, and place of the violation.

(f) Loading of certain cargoes. (1) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (f)(2) of this section, no person shall present to any common carrier or contract carrier for movement, and no common carrier or contract carrier shall load, any cargo containing fruits, vegetables, or other articles regulated under this subpart that are destined for movement from Hawaii to the continental United States, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands of the United States, unless the cargo has been offered for inspection, passed by an inspector, and bears a USDA stamp or USDA inspection sticker, or unless a certificate or limited permit is attached to the cargo as specified in § 318.13–3(e).

(2) Cargo designated in paragraph (f)(1) of this section may be loaded without a USDA stamp or USDA inspection sticker, and without a certificate attached to the cargo or a limited permit attached to the cargo if the cargo is moved:

(i) As containerized cargo on ships or other ocean-going craft or as air cargo;

(ii) The carrier has on file documentary evidence that a valid certificate or limited permit was issued for the movement; and

(iii) A notation of the existence of these documents is made by the carrier on the waybill, manifest, or bill of lading that accompanies the shipment.

(3) Cargo moved in accordance with $318.13–17 of this subpart that does not have a limited permit attached to the cargo must have a limited permit attached to the waybill, manifest, or bill of lading accompanying the shipment.

(g) Removal of certain cargoes in Guam. No person shall remove or attempt to remove from a designated inspection area as provided in § 318.13–10(h), on or off the means of conveyance, any cargo moved from Hawaii to Guam containing fruits, vegetables, or other articles regulated under this subpart, unless the cargo has been inspected and passed by an inspector in Guam.

(h) Space and facilities for baggage inspection. Baggage inspection will not be performed until the person in charge or possession of the ship, other oceangoing craft, or aircraft provides space and facilities on the means of conveyance, pier, or airport that are adequate, in the inspector's judgment, for the performance of inspection. (54 FR 3579, Jan, 25, 1989, as amended at 58 FR 7959, Feb. 11, 1993]

8318.13–11 Disinfection of means of

conveyance. If an inspector, through an inspection pursuant to this subpart, finds that a means of conveyance is infested with or contains plant pests, and the inspector orders disinfection of the means of conveyance, then the person in charge or in possession of the means of conveyance shall disinfect the means of conveyance and its cargo in accordance with an approved method contained in the Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual under the supervision of an inspector and in a manner prescribed by the inspector, prior to any movement of the means of conveyance or its cargo. The Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual is incorporated by reference. For the full identification of this standard, see $300.1, “Materials incorporated by reference.” (54 FR 3580, Jan. 25, 1989)

the passengers and shall be collected and delivered by the master or other responsible officer of the ship, vessel, other surface craft, or aircraft, to the inspector on arrival at the quarantine or inspection area.

(b) Every person owning or controlling any dock, harbor, or landing field in Hawaii from which ships, vessels, other surface craft, or aircraft leave for ports in the continental United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands of the United States shall post, and keep posted at all times, in one or more conspicuous places in passenger waiting rooms on or in said dock, harbor, or landing field a warning notice directing attention to the quarantine and regulations in this subpart. 8 Every master, or other responsible officer of any ship, vessel, other surface craft, or aircraft leaving Hawaii destined to a port in the continental United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands of the United States shall similarly post, and keep posted at all times, such a warning notice in the ship, vessel, other surface craft, or aircraft under his charge. [24 FR 10777, Dec. 29, 1959, as amended at 53 FR 12910, Apr. 20, 1988; 54 FR 391, Jan. 6, 1989. Redesignated and amended at 54 FR 3580, Jan. 25, 1989)

8318.13–12 Posting of warning notice

and distribution of baggage dec

larations. (a) Before any aircraft moving to Guam from Hawaii, or any ship, vessel, or other surface craft from Hawaii arrives within the boundaries of the continental United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands of the United States, the master, or other responsible officer thereof, shall cause to be distributed to each adult passenger thereon a baggage declaration? to be furnished by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, calling attention to the provisions of the Plant Quarantine Act, and the quarantine and regulations in this subpart. These baggage declarations shall be executed and signed by

8318.13–13 Movements by the Depart

ment of Agriculture. Notwithstanding any other restrictions of this subpart, articles subject to the requirements of the regulations in this subpart may be moved if they are moved:

(a) By the United States Department of Agriculture for experimental or scientific purposes;

(b) Pursuant to a Departmental permit issued for the article and kept on file at the port of departure;

(c) Under conditions specified on the Departmental permit and found by the Administrator to be adequate to prevent the spread of plant pests and diseases; and,

(d) With a Departmental tag or label bearing the number of the Departmental permit issued for the article securely attached to the outside of the

7 Form No. PPQ 232.

8 An acceptable warning notice appears on Form PPQ-232.

container of the article or securely attached to the article itself if not in a container.

(54 FR 3580, Jan. 25, 1989)

8318.13–14 Parcel post inspection.

Inspectors are authorized in accordance with the postal laws and regulations and in cooperation with employees of the U.S. Post Office Department, to inspect parcel post packages placed in the mails in Hawaii and destined to other parts of the United States, to determine whether such packages contain fruits, vegetables, or other regulated articles, the movement of which is not authorized under this subpart, to examine such articles for plant pests, and to notify the postmaster in writing of any violation of this subpart or part 330 of this chapter in connection therewith. [33 FR 14623, Oct. 1, 1968. Redesignated at 54 FR 3580, Jan. 25, 1989)

drawal shall be confirmed in writing as promptly as circumstances allow. Any person whose certificate, transit permit, limited permit, or compliance agreement has been withdrawn may appeal the decision in writing to the Administrator within ten (10) days after receiving the written notification of the withdrawal. The appeal shall state all of the facts and reasons upon which the person relies to show that the certificate, transit permit, or limited permit was wrongfully withdrawn. The Administrator shall grant or deny the appeal, in writing, stating the reasons for such decision, as promptly as circumstances allow. If there is a conflict as to any material fact, a hearing shall be held to resolve such conflict. Rules of practice concerning such a hearing will be adopted by the Administrator. (Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 0579-0088) (52 FR 8865, Mar. 20, 1987. Redesignated at 54 FR 3580, Jan. 25, 1989, and further amended at 55 FR 38979, Sept. 24, 1990; 58 FR 7959, Feb. 11, 1993; 58 FR 40190, July 27, 1993; 59 FR 67133, Dec. 29, 1994]

8318.13–15 Costs and charges.

Services of the inspector during regularly assigned hours of duty at the usual places of duty shall be furnished without cost to the one requesting such services. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service will not assume responsibility for any costs or charges, other than those indicated in this section, in connection with the inspection, treatment, conditioning, storage, forwarding, or any other operation of any character incidental to the physical movement of regulated articles or plant pests. [33 FR 14623, Oct. 1, 1968, as amended at 36 FR 24917, Dec. 24, 1971. Redesignated at 54 FR 3580, Jan. 25, 1989, and further amended at 55 FR 38979, Sept. 24, 1990)

8318.13–17 Transit of fruits and vege

tables from Hawaii into or through

the continental United States. Fruits and vegetables from Hawaii otherwise prohibited movement from the State of Hawaii into or through the continental United States by this subpart may transit the continental United States en route to a foreign destination when moved in accordance with this section and any other applicable provisions of this subpart. Any additional restrictions on such movement that would otherwise be imposed by part 301 of this chapter and 88 318.30 and 318.30a of this part shall not apply.

(a) Transit permit. (1) A transit permit is required for the arrival, unloading, and movement into or through the continental United States of fruits and vegetables otherwise prohibited by this subpart from being moved into through the continental United States from Hawaii. Application for a transit permit must be made in writing.9 The

or

8318.13–16 Withdrawal of certificates,

transit permits, limited permits, or

compliance agreements. Any certificate, transit permit, limited permit, or compliance agreement which has been issued or authorized may be withdrawn by an inspector orally or in writing, if such inspector determines that the holder thereof has not complied with all conditions under the regulations for the use of such document. If the cancellation is oral, the decision and the reasons for the with

9 Applications for transit permits should be submitted to the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine, Port Operations, Permit Unit,

or

transit permit application must include the following information:

(i) The specific types of fruits and vegetables to be shipped (only scientific or English names are acceptable);

(ii) The means of conveyance to be used to transport the fruits and vegetables into or through the continental United States;

(iii) The port of arrival in the continental United States, and the location of any subsequent stop;

(iv) The location of, and the time needed for, any storage in the continental United States;

(v) Any location in the continental United States where the fruits and vegetables are to be transloaded;

(vi) The means of conveyance to be used for transporting the fruits and vegetables from the port of arrival in the continental United States to the port of export;

(vii) The estimated time necessary to accomplish exportation, from arrival at the port of arrival in the continental United States to exit at the port of export;

(viii) The port of export; and

(ix) The name and address of the applicant and, if the applicant's address is not within the territorial limits of the United States, the name and address in the United States of an agent whom the applicant names for acceptance of service of process.

(2) A transit permit will be issued only if the following conditions are met:

(i) APHIS inspectors are available at the port of arrival, port of export, and any locations at which transloading of cargo will take place, and, in the case of air shipments, at any interim stop in the continental United States, as indicated on the application for the transit permit;

(ii) The application indicates that the proposed movement would comply with the provisions in this section applicable to the transit permit; and

(iii) During the 12 months prior to receipt of the application by APHIS, the applicant has not had a transit permit withdrawn under $318.13–16 of this sub

part, unless the transit permit has been reinstated upon appeal.

(b) Limited permit. Fruits and vegetables shipped from Hawaii into through the continental United States under this section must be accompanied by a limited permit, a copy of which must be presented to an inspector at the port of arrival and the port of export in the continental United States, and at any other location in the continental United States where an air shipment is authorized to stop or where overland shipments change means of conveyance. An inspector will issue a limited permit if the following conditions are met:

(1) The inspector determines that the specific type and quantity of the fruits and vegetables being shipped are accurately described by accompanying documentation, such as the accompanying manifest, waybill, and bill of lading. (Only scientific or English names are acceptable.) The fruits and vegetables shall be assembled at whatever point and in whatever manner the inspector designates as necessary to comply with the requirements of this section; and

(2) The inspector establishes that the shipment of fruits and vegetables has been prepared in compliance with the provisions of this section.

(c) Marking requirements. Each of the smallest units, including each of the smallest bags, crates, or cartons, containing fruits and vegetables for transit into or through the continental United States under this section must be conspicuously marked, prior to the locking and sealing of the container in Hawaii, with a printed label that includes a description of the specific type and quantity of the fruits and vegetables (only scientific or English names are acceptable), the transit permit number under which the fruits and vegetables are to be shipped, and, in English, the fact that they were grown in Hawaii and the statement “Distribution in the United States is Prohibited."

(d) Handling of fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables shipped into or through the continental United States from Hawaii in accordance with this section may not be commingled in the same sealed container with articles

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