Health of Animals Regulations

Version of section 6.23 from 2007-07-12 to 2012-12-13:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), this section applies to every person

    • (a) who is required by these Regulations to remove or stain specified risk material;

    • (b) who collects the carcasses of cattle that died or were condemned before they otherwise would have been slaughtered for human consumption as food if the specified risk material has not been removed from the carcasses; or

    • (c) who receives specified risk material from another person or who receives from another person the carcasses of cattle that died or were condemned before they otherwise would have been slaughtered for human consumption as food if the specified risk material has not been removed from the carcasses.

  • (2) The person shall keep, for a period of 10 years, a record for each day on which the specified risk material is removed, stained or received or the carcasses are collected or received that includes

    • (a) the person’s name and address and the date of the removal, staining, collection or reception;

    • (b) the combined weight of the specified risk material and the carcasses or parts of carcasses collected or received, as well as the number of those carcasses;

    • (c) the name of the dye used to identify the specified risk material or the carcasses;

    • (d) the numbers of the approved tags, as defined in section 172, that are on the carcasses or, in the case of carcasses not bearing approved tags, the information referred to in paragraph 187(2)(a) in respect of the carcasses;

    • (e) if the person treated, confined or destroyed the specified risk material or the carcasses, the date on which and the manner in which the specified risk material or the carcasses were treated, confined or destroyed; and

    • (f) if the person did not confine or destroy the specified risk material or the carcasses,

      • (i) the name and address of the person, if any, who received the specified risk material or carcasses from him or her,

      • (ii) the name and address of the person, if any, who transferred the specified risk material or the carcasses to another location and the manner in which the specified risk material or the carcasses were transferred, and

      • (iii) the name and address, if known to the person, of the person, if any, who confined or destroyed the specified risk material or the carcasses.

  • (3) This section does not apply in respect of samples of specified risk material, or carcasses — or parts of carcasses — of cattle from which the specified risk material has not been removed, that are submitted to a level 2 containment laboratory.

  • SOR/2006-147, s. 12.
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