Meat Inspection Act

Version of section 2 from 2005-12-12 to 2017-09-27:

Marginal note:Definitions
  •  (1) In this Act,

    advertise

    publicité

    advertise includes the making of a representation by any means whatever for the purpose of promoting, directly or indirectly, the sale or disposal of a meat product; (publicité)

    analyst

    analyste

    analyst means a person designated as an analyst pursuant to subsection 12(1); (analyste)

    animal

    animal

    animal means any animal in the class of mammals or birds and includes any other animal that is prescribed for the purposes of this Act or that falls within a class of animals prescribed for those purposes; (animal)

    carcass

    carcasse

    carcass means the body of a dead animal; (carcasse)

    establishment

    établissement

    establishment means any place in which animals are slaughtered or meat products are prepared, packaged, labelled or stored; (établissement)

    inspector

    inspecteur

    inspector means a person designated as an inspector pursuant to subsection 12(1) or (1.1); (inspecteur)

    label

    étiquette

    label includes any legend, word, mark, symbol, design, imprint, stamp, brand, ticket or tag or any combination thereof that is or is to be applied or attached to or included in, or that accompanies or is to accompany, any meat product, package or animal; (étiquette)

    meat inspection legend

    estampille

    meat inspection legend means any prescribed meat inspection legend; (estampille)

    meat product

    produit de viande

    meat product means

    • (a) a carcass,

    • (b) the blood of an animal or a product or by-product of a carcass, or

    • (c) a product containing anything described in paragraph (b); (produit de viande)

    Minister

    ministre

    Minister means the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food; (ministre)

    package

    emballage

    package means an inner or outer receptacle or covering used or to be used in connection with a meat product; (emballage)

    penalty

    sanction

    penalty means an administrative monetary penalty imposed under the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act for a violation; (sanction)

    person

    personne

    person includes any individual, corporation, partnership or organization; (personne)

    prescribed

    Version anglaise seulement

    prescribed means prescribed by the regulations; (Version anglaise seulement)

    registered establishment

    établissement agréé

    registered establishment means an establishment registered in accordance with the regulations; (établissement agréé)

    sell

    vente

    sell includes

    • (a) to agree to sell,

    • (b) to offer, keep, expose, transmit, send, convey or deliver for sale,

    • (c) to exchange or agree to exchange, and

    • (d) to dispose of, or agree to dispose of, to any person in any manner for a consideration; (vente)

    Tribunal

    Commission

    Tribunal means the Review Tribunal continued by subsection 4.1(1) of the Canada Agricultural Products Act; (Commission)

    violation

    violation

    violation means any contravention of this Act or the regulations that may be proceeded with in accordance with the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act. (violation)

  • Marginal note:Binding on Her Majesty

    (2) This Act is binding on Her Majesty in right of Canada or a province.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 25 (1st Supp.), s. 2;
  • 1994, c. 38, s. 25;
  • 1995, c. 40, s. 64;
  • 1997, c. 6, s. 72;
  • 2005, c. 38, s. 121.
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