(1) In addition to the requirements of OAR 603-011-0255, relating to the importation of animals into Oregon, no person shall ship, move, or import into this state any nonhuman primates (including, but not limited to, monkeys, baboons, gibbons, chimpanzees, and marmosets) without first obtaining a permit from the Department.
(2) All nonhuman primates shipped, moved, or imported into this state shall also be accompanied by an official health certificate as defined in OAR 603-011-0250(8), certifying that said animals are free from the following human pathogenic agents, as indicated by:
(a) Skin tests for tuberculosis; and
(b) Actual examination and laboratory tests for Salmonella, Arizona, Shigella, and internal and external parasites.
(3) In addition to the requirements of sections (1) and (2) of this rule, all nonhuman primates shall be shipped, moved, or otherwise transported into this state only upon having been handled in accordance with the standards and guidelines for procuring, compounding, holding, and transporting such primates as published in 9 CFR 1.1-3.142.
(4) Permits for importation of nonhuman primates may be issued to zoos, zoological gardens, research laboratories or centers, fairs, circuses, other shows or exhibitions, or individuals upon investigation and the finding of the Department that such facility has the necessary personnel, equipment, and physical facilities to maintain such animals under conditions which contribute to the animals' general health and well-being, and that such animals will not come in contact with the general public.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & ORS 596
Stats. Implemented: ORS 596.341
Hist.: AD 979(12-72), f. 8-31-72, ef. 9-15-72; AD 1047(37-74), f. 9-20-74, ef. 10-11-74; AD 3-1984, f. & ef. 1-20-84