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.
nonhuman primates shipped, moved, or imported into this state shall also be
accompanied by an official health certificate as defined in OAR
(8), certifying that said animals are free from the following human
pathogenic agents, as indicated by:
tests for tuberculosis; and
Actual examination and laboratory tests for Salmonella, Arizona, Shigella, and
internal and external parasites.
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
(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
Or. Admin. R.
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.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & ORS 596
Stats. Implemented: ORS