24.1003 Search for coconut beetles by village males-Exempt persons.

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(a) Upon a day designated by the Governor, the pulenuu shall assembly all able-bodied males of the village, and they shall make a careful search of the village and all plantations for coconut beetles and their breeding places.

(b) All beetles, larvae and eggs that are found shall be forwarded on the same day to the District Governor, with a full written report. The District Governor shall destroy the beetles, and send a copy of the report to the Director of Agriculture.

(c) Employees of the United States or the government, District Governors, County Chiefs, associate judges, children actually in attendance at school, and any persons regularly employed for a bona fide wage or salary shall be exempt from the duty to search.

History: 1962, PL 7-18.