24.0406 Quarantined land-Duty of occupiers of land.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 24.0406]

(a) Every occupier of land within a quarantine area shall keep the ground surrounding every banana, plantain, or hemp plant free and clear of all weeds and other plant growths for a distance of not less than 6 feet.

(b) Every occupier of land within a quarantine area on which there is any banana, plantain, or hemp plant infected with bunchy top shall dig the plant out of the ground and split the stem lengthwise along the whole or its length into at least 4 pieces and slice the underground portion of the plant into sections not exceeding 1 inch in thickness.

History: 1962, PL 7-16.