Inspection Conditions: Each apiary site shall be maintained in such a manner as to allow reasonable access for inspection. All hives must have movable frames.

Hello, as you have read above, my local apiary regulations require that all hives must have movable frames.

Can you tell me, do 'top bar' style hives, such as a Warre hive, constitute a 'movable frame' ... after all, there is a removable top bar, it's just not encircled on all four sides, bit it's definitely movable...