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Agricultural Pests Act, 1983 (Act No. 36 of 1983)


Control Measures relating to Honey-Bees

4. Record keeping


(1) Every beekeeper shall, during the period of registration, keep written records of the—
(a) number of colonies kept;
(b) location of every apiary;
(c) presence of any notifiable or other disease in the apiaries kept by the beekeeper;
(d) management measures used to control any detected disease; and
(e) number of colonies that ceased to exist, and the reasons for the loss.


(2) The executive officer may request a beekeeper to furnish additional records to the Department for the purposes of disease control.