Oregon Statutes - Chapter 570 - Plants; Inspection, Quarantine, Pest and Weed Control - Section 570.155 - Disposition of shipment when neither separated nor treated.

(1) When no provision is made by the inspecting official for disposition by separation or treatment, the notice provided for in ORS 570.140 will require that all condemned materials be promptly shipped out of the state within a specified time, the limit of which shall be not less than 48 hours nor more than 10 days, according to the nature of the insects or diseases. The owner or person in charge thereof shall so ship such articles, but such shipment shall be made under the direction of the officer making the inspection and shall be at the expense of the owner or agent of the owner.

(2) If the owner or the agent of the owner fails to comply with the notice, the articles shall be destroyed by the officer at the expense of the owner or agent. In case the articles cannot be reshipped out of the state without danger of escape of the pest or disease to the orchards, vineyards, farms, gardens, ornamentals, and their products of Oregon, the articles shall immediately be destroyed by the inspecting official or the person who has inspected the same or under the direction of the official or person.

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