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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter APart 29Subpart F → Subject Group


Title 7: Agriculture
PART 29—TOBACCO INSPECTION
Subpart F—Policy Statement and Provisions Governing the Identification and Certification of Nonquota Tobacco Produced and Marketed in a Quota Area


certifying procedures

§29.9261   Procedure to be followed.

In certifications based on permissive inspection of nonquota tobacco produced in a state where any quota tobacco is produced, the inspector shall use the Official Standard Grades for all types of quota tobacco. The inspector shall determine by inspecting each lot in the crop-lot whether the crop-lot can be certified as the nonquota tobacco requested by the applicant. If the inspector determines upon inspection that any individual lot in the crop-lot meets the specifications of any grade of any quota tobacco, no certificate will be issued on any tobacco in the crop-lot.

§29.9262   Issuance of certificates.

A “Tobacco Classification Certificate” may be issued upon request of an applicant for nonquota tobacco certified in accordance with §29.9261. The Tobacco Classification Certificate will be supplied by the inspection office.

§29.9263   Tobacco classification certificate.

Each tobacco classification certificate shall show:

(a) The caption “Tobacco Classification Certificate”;

(b) Whether it is an original, first, second, or other copy;

(c) The number of the certificate;

(d) The sale bill identification number;

(e) The location of the tobacco at the time of inspection and certification;

(f) The date of certification;

(g) The class or type of tobacco;

(h) The number of lots in the crop-lot;

(i) The weight of each lot;

(j) The signature of the inspector and,

(k) Such additional information as may be required by the Director.

§29.9264   Forms.

Each certificate issued under this regulation shall:

(a) Show that it was issued under the Tobacco Inspection Act;

(b) Be in a form approved for the purpose by the Director, and

(c) Embody within it, written or printed terms with respect to the particular kind of service, all applicable information required by §29.9263. Each certificate may also contain any information, not inconsistent with the act and the regulations in this subpart, as may be approved or required by the Director. The Director may, in his discretion, specify or limit the period in which a certificate shall be valid.

§29.9265   Disposition of certificate.

Distribution of the Tobacco Classification Certificate shall be limited to the provisions of this section. The original certificate and one copy shall be delivered or mailed to the applicant or his agent. One copy and the copy of the ASCS certificate shall be forwarded by the inspector to the Division or office of inspection.

§29.9266   Changes or alterations.

No change or alteration shall be made in the weight or other identification of a lot on the Tobacco Classification Certificate after the certification of class or type, and any such change or alteration shall constitute and be construed as a change or alteration in the certificate issued or authorized under the act.

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