View all text of Part 557 [§ 557.1 - § 557.26]

§ 557.1 - Definitions; application of provisions.

(a) When used in this part, the following terms shall be construed to mean:

(1) Import. To bring within the territorial limits of the United States whether that arrival is accomplished by land, air, or water.

(2) Offer for entry. Presentation of the imported product by the importer to the Program for reinspection.

(3) Entry. The point at which imported product offered for entry receives reinspection and is marked with the official mark of inspection in accordance with § 557.26 of this subchapter.

(b) The provisions of this part shall apply to fish and fish products that are capable of use as human food. Compliance with the conditions for importation of products under this part does not excuse the need for compliance with applicable requirements under other laws, including the provisions in part 94 of chapter I of this title.