445. Control of bee diseases.

Measures have been made for the control of bee diseases1. An owner or person in charge of a hive2 who knows or suspects that:

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    (1)     any bees from the hive are infected with a notifiable disease3;

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    (2)     a notifiable pest4 is present in the hive; or

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    (3)     a notifiable pest is present on or in the same premises or vehicle as the hive,

must immediately notify that fact to the appropriate authority5.

Where such notification has been given, the owner or person in charge of the hive must not remove, or permit to be removed, from the premises6 or vehicle7 on