Health of Animals Regulations (C.R.C., c. 296)

Regulations are current to 2014-10-27 and last amended on 2014-07-01. Previous Versions

Special Food for Calves

 Every railway company, motor carrier and air carrier shall provide suitable food and water at intervals of not more than 18 hours for calves transported in a railway car, motor vehicle or aircraft if the calves are too young to be fed exclusively on hay and grain.

Reports of Injured Animals

 Every air carrier and sea carrier shall, on the completion of a voyage or flight, make a report to the veterinary inspector at the port of embarkation respecting every animal that has died or was killed or seriously injured during the flight or voyage, stating in each case the cause of the death or injury.

Records

  •  (1) Every railway company and motor carrier engaged in the extra-provincial or international transportation of livestock for hire and every air carrier engaged in the extra-provincial or international transportation of animals for hire shall keep a record of every railway car, motor vehicle or aircraft in which animals are transported extra-provincially or internationally showing, with respect to each shipment of livestock carried by rail or motor vehicle and with respect to each shipment of animals carried by air,

    • (a) the name and address of the shipper;

    • (b) the name and address of the consignee;

    • (c) the number, description and gross weight of the livestock or other animals;

    • (d) the identifying number of the railway car or registration number of the motor vehicle;

    • (d.1) the number of square metres or square feet of floor area in the railway car, motor vehicle or aircraft that is being used to transport the livestock or other animals;

    • (e) the time when, date on which and place where the livestock or other animals came into the carrier’s custody;

    • (f) the time when, date on which and place where the livestock or other animals were fed, watered and rested while in the carrier’s custody;

    • (g) the time when, date on which and place where the livestock or other animals were unloaded at destination;

    • (h) the name and address of the driver of the motor vehicle in which the livestock or other animals were transported; and

    • (i) the date on which and place where the motor vehicle was last cleaned and disinfected.

  • (2) A copy of the record referred to in subsection (1) shall accompany every shipment of livestock or other animals and shall be produced to an inspector on his request by the carrier or person in charge of the shipment.

  • (3) Every person to whom subsection (1) applies shall

    • (a) keep the record referred to in subsection (1) for a period of two years from the date on which the animals, for which the record is being kept, are shipped;

    • (b) provide to an inspector at all reasonable times during the period referred to in paragraph (a) the record referred to in subsection (1) for examination, the taking of extracts therefrom and the making of copies thereof; and

    • (c) upon receipt of a written request by an inspector, provide to the inspector, in a form approved by the Minister, the information contained in the record referred to in subsection (1) relating to the shipment of animals specified in the request.

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/93-159, s. 16]

  • SOR/78-597, s. 15;
  • SOR/79-839, s. 33;
  • SOR/80-516, s. 13;
  • SOR/82-590, s. 12;
  • SOR/93-159, s. 16.