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

Regulations are current to 2014-08-05 and last amended on 2014-07-01. Previous Versions

Record-keeping and Information Reporting Requirements

[SOR/2014-23, s. 10]
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the operator of a site who removes or causes the removal of an ovine 18 months of age or older from the site shall keep a record of

    • (a) the identification number on the approved tag that is applied  to the ovine;

    • (b) the date of removal;

    • (c) the reason for removal; and

    • (d) the name and address of the owner or person having the possession, care or control of the ovine at the destination to which it is removed.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to an ovine transported directly for slaughter to an establishment registered under the Meat Inspection Act or under an Act of the legislature of a province that provides for the inspection of ovine carcasses.

  • (3) The operator of a site who receives or causes the reception of a bred ovine shall keep a record of

    • (a) the identification number on the approved tag that is applied  to the ovine;

    • (b) the date of reception; and

    • (c) the name and address of the owner or person who had the possession, care or control of the ovine at the site from which it was removed.

  • (4) Every person who is required to keep a record under this section shall keep the record for a period of at least five years.

  • SOR/2003-409, s. 3;
  • SOR/2005-192, s. 4(E);
  • SOR/2014-23, s. 11.
  •  (1) Except as otherwise provided in this Part, if a pig is transported from one site to another, the operator of the departure site, within seven days after the pig’s departure, and the operator of the destination site, within seven days after the pig’s reception, shall report the following information to the responsible administrator:

    • (a) the location of the departure site and the location of the destination site;

    • (b) in the case of the operator of the departure site, the date and time that the conveyance carrying the pig left the departure site and, in the case of the operator of the destination site, the date and time that the conveyance arrived at the destination site;

    • (c) in the case of the operator of the departure site, the number of pigs loaded onto the conveyance and, in the case of the operator of the destination site, the number of pigs and pig carcasses that arrived at the destination site; and

    • (d) the licence plate number or, if there is no licence plate, other identification of the conveyance.

  • (2) There is no requirement to report to the responsible administrator or keep records on the movement of pigs transported from one part of a farm to another contiguous part of that farm.

  • (3) Every person who operates a site where an approved tag or approved slap tattoo is applied to a pig shall report the following information to the responsible administrator within seven days after the pig’s departure:

    • (a) the location of the departure site and the location of the destination site;

    • (b) the date and time that the conveyance carrying the pig left the departure site;

    • (c) the identification numbers on the approved tags and approved slap tattoos applied to the pigs; and

    • (d) the licence plate number or, if there is no licence plate, other identification of the conveyance.

  • (4) If pigs are transported from a site to an abattoir, the operator of the departure site, within seven days after the departure of the pigs, and the operator of the abattoir, within seven days after the reception of the pigs, shall report the following information to the responsible administrator:

    • (a) the location of the departure site and the location of the abattoir;

    • (b) in the case of the operator of the departure site, the date and time that the conveyance carrying the pigs left the departure site and, in the case of the operator of the abattoir, the date and time that the conveyance arrived at the abattoir;

    • (c) in the case of the operator of the departure site, the number of pigs loaded onto the conveyance and, in the case of the operator of the abattoir, the number of pigs and pig carcasses that arrived at the abattoir;

    • (d) in the case of the operator of the abattoir, the identification numbers on the approved tags or the approved slap tattoos applied to the pigs; and

    • (e) the licence plate number or, if there is no licence plate, other identification of the conveyance.

  • (5) If a pig carcass or part of a pig carcass is transported from one site to another, the operator of the departure site, within seven days after the departure of the carcass or the part, and the operator of the destination site, within seven days after the reception of the carcass or the part, shall report the following information to the responsible administrator:

    • (a) the location of the departure site and either the name of the operator of the destination site or the location of the destination site;

    • (b) in the case of the operator of the departure site, the date that the conveyance carrying the carcass or the part left the departure site and, in the case of the operator of the destination site, the date that the conveyance arrived at the destination site; and

    • (c) in the case of the operator of the destination site, the licence plate number or, if there is no licence plate, other identification of the conveyance.

  • SOR/2014-23, s. 12.