(a) All animals and plants or parts thereof, including seeds, fruits, vegetables, and cuttings, entering or transported within the Commonwealth are subject to inspection by agricultural quarantine inspectors and may be refused entry into or movement within the Commonwealth if they are known to be, or are suspected of being, infected or infested with disease or pests. (b) All aircraft and vessels or their cargoes, including baggage, ship’s stores and ballast, entering or moving within the Commonwealth, are subject to inspection by agricultural quarantine inspectors for the purpose of enforcing the controls, quarantines and regulations established pursuant to this chapter; provided, that such inspections of U.S. military aircraft and vessels shall be subject to existent military security regulations. (c) It is a petty misdemeanor for anyone to interfere with or refuse to submit to the inspections authorized by this section.
Citation: 2 N. Mar. I. Code § 5305