Non-Tariff Measure

NTM classification
A14: Authorization requirement for sanitary and phytosanitary reasons for importing certain products 
Date when the measure came into force
31 December 2008 
Publication where the measure is specified
Laws of Botswana Chapter 49:02 Importation of Bees 
Regulation where the measure is specified
Importation of Bees Act 
Country/Region applying the measure
The rationale of the measure
No specific objective stated 
Coded list of objectives
X: For purposes n.e.s. 
Description of the measure
2. Importation of bees without permission prohibited
No person shall import or cause to be imported into Botswana-
(a) bees from any place without the written permission of the President; or
Order: 2. Non-application of Act
The provisions of section 2(a) of the Act shall not apply in respect of the importation from
Zimbabwe of bees native to Zimbabwe or in respect of the importation from the Republic of
South Africa of bees native to that country. 
Reference of the measure
Sub-Article 2(a) and Order 2 
Measure also domestic

Products affected by the measure.

Code Product Partial coverage Partial coverage indication Date in Date out
0106.41 -- Bees Yes Except bees native to Zimbabwe and South Africa    
Bees except bees native to Zimbabwe and South Africa 

Countries/Regions affected by the measure.

Inclusion/Exclusion Country Date in Date out
Inclusion Entire world    
Entire world