Health of Animals Regulations

Version of section 173 from 2006-03-22 to 2010-06-16:

  •  (1) The Minister may approve a tag, chip or other indicator for the identification of an animal, or the carcass of an animal, for the purposes of this Part.

  • (2) In applying subsection (1), the Minister shall take into account whether

    • (a) the tag, chip or other indicator bears a unique identification number;

    • (b) the tag, chip or other indicator may not readily be altered or otherwise tampered with;

    • (c) the tag, chip or other indicator is difficult to counterfeit;

    • (d) the identification number on the tag, chip or other indicator is easily and reliably readable; and

    • (e) the tag, chip or other indicator is designed to be retained by any animal to which it may be applied.

  • SOR/2000-416, s. 1.
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