§ 106-634 Declaration of policy
§ 106-635 Definitions
§ 106-636 Powers and duties of Commissioner generally
§ 106-637 Authority of Board to accept gifts, enter contracts, etc
§ 106-638 Authority of Board to adopt regulations, standards, etc
§ 106-639 Regulations for control and prevention of diseases and disorders
§ 106-639.1 Permit to sell bees
§ 106-640 Authority of Commissioner to protect industry from diseases and disorders, etc
§ 106-641 Giving false information to Commissioner; hives; certificates, permits, etc
§ 106-642 Emergency action by Commissioner
§ 106-643 Designation of persons to administer Article; inspections, etc
§ 106-644 Penalties
§ 106-645 Limitations on local government regulation of hives

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 106 > Article 55 - North Carolina Bee and Honey Act of 1977

  • apiary: means bees, comb, hives, appliances, or colonies, wherever they are kept, located, or found. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • Board: means the North Carolina Board of Agriculture. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • colony: means one hive and its contents, including bees, comb, and appliances. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • comb: includes all materials which are normally deposited into hives by bees. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • Commissioner: means the North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture or his designated agents. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • Department: means the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • disease: means any infectious disease, parasite, or pest that detrimentally affects bees. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • disorder: means any disease, poisoning, pest, parasite, or predator damage, toxic substance injury, or undesirable trait or genetic strain of the bee that detrimentally affects bees or the bee and honey industry. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • exposed: means having been in circumstances where the possibility of infection or damage by a disease or disorder occurred. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • hive: means any receptacle or container, or part of receptacle or container, which is made or prepared for the use of bees, or which is inhabited by bees. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • honey: means for the purpose of defining honey as a regulated article in the control of bee diseases or disorders, the natural food product made by the honeybees from the nectar of flowers, the saccharine exudation of plants, honeydew, sugar, corn syrup, or any other material along with any adulterants. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • honey plants: means blooming plants from which bees gather nectar or pollen. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • honeybees: means honey-producing insects of the genus Apis. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • infested or infected: means showing symptoms of or having been exposed to the causal agent of a bee disease or disorder to such a degree that there is a possibility of the infected organisms or material transmitting the disease or disorder to other bees. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • permit: means an authorization to allow movement or other action involving bees or regulated articles. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • regulated article: means any bees, bee equipment, comb, beeswax, honey, pollen, causal agents of disease, toxic substances, products of the hive, containers, and any other item regulated under this Article or pursuant regulations. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-635
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3