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WAC 16-470-010

Definitions.

The definitions set forth in this section shall apply throughout this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
(1) "Director" means the director of agriculture of this state, or a duly authorized representative.
(2) "Department" means the Washington state department of agriculture.
(3) "Interior quarantine" means a quarantine within the state of Washington established against the movement of designated plant pests, life stages, their hosts, and possible carriers from areas identified by the Washington state department of agriculture.
(4) "Exterior quarantine" means a quarantine established against the movement into Washington state of designated plant pests, life stages, their hosts, and possible carriers from areas identified by the Washington state department of agriculture.
(5) "Commercial orchard" means an orchard in which fruit is grown for commercial purposes and with the use of approved and accepted integrated pest management programs pursuant to statutes, guidelines or rules approved by the agricultural extension service or regulatory officials of the state of origin.
(6) "Commercial fruit" means fruit that is:
(a) Grown in a commercial orchard and commercially packed and labeled;
(b) Fruit grown in a commercial orchard and destined to a commercial processing plant or packing plant.
(7) "Phytosanitary certificate" means a certificate issued by a government agency under authority of state or federal statute, which declares or establishes the pest status of a shipment of plants or plant parts under accepted inspection or sampling procedures. Phytosanitary certificates are patterned after model certificates of the International Pest Protection Convention.
(8) "Pest free area" means an officially identified area in which a target pest is not established and which is maintained in such a manner as to prevent establishment of the target pest.
(9) "Plant protection organization" means an agency established by a government to discharge functions such as inspection of plants and plant products for pests, issuing phytosanitary certificates, and other actions specified in this rule.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 17.24 RCW. WSR 01-14-075, § 16-470-010, filed 7/3/01, effective 8/3/01; WSR 00-23-098, § 16-470-010, filed 11/21/00, effective 12/22/00. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.60 and 17.24 RCW. WSR 88-16-016 (Order 1978), § 16-470-010, filed 7/25/88. Statutory Authority: Chapter 17.24 RCW. WSR 86-07-020 (Order 1881), § 16-470-010, filed 3/12/86; WSR 85-15-006 (Order 1861), § 16-470-010, filed 7/8/85; WSR 84-10-039 (Order 1822), § 16-470-010, filed 5/1/84, effective 7/1/84.]
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