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

PART ISEGREGATION AND INSPECTION OF ANIMALS

[SOR/79-839, s. 2]

Segregation and Confinement

  •  (1) Where an animal

    • (a) is affected or suspected of being affected with a communicable disease,

    • (b) has been in contact with an animal so affected or suspected of being so affected,

    • (c) is in an eradication area, or

    • (d) is imported or tendered for import into Canada,

    an inspector may order the person having the possession, care or custody of the animal to keep separate the animal in a place and manner suitable for inspection and testing within the period of time specified by the inspector.

  • (2) Every person who receives an order referred to in subsection (1) shall comply with the order.

  • SOR/78-69, s. 2(F);
  • SOR/79-839, s. 3.

 [Repealed, SOR/79-839, s. 3]

Inspection

 An inspector may inspect any animal in Canada that

  • (a) is affected or suspected of being affected with a communicable disease;

  • (b) has been in contact with an animal so affected or suspected of being so affected;

  • (c) is in an eradication area; or

  • (d) is imported or tendered for import into Canada.

  • SOR/78-69, s. 4(F);
  • SOR/79-839, s. 4.
  •  (1) Where an animal is affected or suspected of being affected with a communicable disease or has been in contact with an animal so affected or suspected of being so affected, a veterinary inspector may order the person having the possession, care or custody of the animal,

    • (a) to quarantine, keep separate or treat the animal,

    • (b) to destroy the animal, or

    • (c) to destroy the animal and dispose of its carcass

    in such a manner, at such a place or places, under such conditions and within such period of time as are necessary to prevent the spread of the communicable disease, which manner, place or places, conditions and time shall be specified in the order.

  • (2) Every person who receives an order referred to in subsection (1) shall comply with the order.

  • (3) Where an order referred to in subsection (1) requiring an animal to be destroyed or destroyed and disposed of is not complied with within the time specified therein, a veterinary inspector may have the animal

    • (a) removed to and destroyed at an establishment registered under the Meat Inspection Act; or

    • (b) destroyed at a time and place determined by him, and have its carcass disposed of as determined by him.

  • SOR/79-839, s. 4;
  • SOR/81-348, s. 1.

 Where an inspector finds or suspects that

  • (a) a thing is a disease agent,

  • (b) an animal or thing is affected by or contaminated with a communicable disease, or

  • (c) any record or document required by or under the Act and these Regulations to prevent the spread of any disease within Canada, or to any other country from Canada, by an animal or thing is not produced for inspection by an inspector,

the inspector may order the person who owns or has possession, care or control of the animal or thing, to quarantine the animal or thing, and the provisions of section 91.4 apply.

  • SOR/97-85, s. 2.