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Hawaii Revised Statutes Division 1. Government § 150A-41

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(a) Notwithstanding the permit requirements of sections 150A-5 and 150A-6.3, the board may issue a certificate to an importer of microorganisms authorizing import and possession of microorganisms on the list of restricted microorganisms or unlisted microorganisms referenced in section 150A-6.3; provided that:

(1) The import and possession is for medical or scientific purposes;

(2) The microorganisms are contained in a laboratory or other contained system approved by the department;

(3) The microorganisms are used in a manner that will not be detrimental to agriculture, horticulture, the environment, animals, or humans; and

(4) The importer is able to meet requirements established by the board,

as further verified through site inspection by the department.

(b) Import by a certified importer of microorganisms other than those listed in the importer's certificate or for uses other than specified for each type of microorganism listed in the certificate shall be pursuant to section 150A-6.3.

(c) A certified importer importing pursuant to certificate shall comply with the provisions of part II other than the permit requirement, as applicable, in particular, the notification, labeling, and inspection requirements of section 150A-5.

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