12.7.506 SHIPMENT INSPECTIONS
(1) Import permittees shall agree prior to issuance of the permit and the permit
shall specify that the department may inspect shipments of imported fish or
eggs at mutually convenient times and locations after entering Montana and
prior to release or placement.
(2) When shipments are inspected
pursuant to permit conditions or illegal shipments are inspected pursuant to 87-3-224,
MCA, the department may order the shipment removed from the state or destroyed
in a manner that will not contaminate any waters of the state when:
(a) designated pathogens are found in the shipment;
(b) fish in the shipment have visible symptoms
of infectious diseases,
(c) the shipment is not authorized by permit or proper
certification does not accompany the shipment, or
(d) false information was
provided on the permit application or required certifications.
History: Sec. 87-3-223, MCA; IMP, Sec. 87-3-209, 87-3-210, 87-3-221, 87-3-222, 87-3-223, 87-3-224, 87-3-225, 87-3-226, 87-3-227, MCA; NEW, 1991 MAR p. 1275, Eff. 7/26/91.