Health of Animals Regulations

Version of section 91.4 from 2012-12-14 to 2015-02-26:

  •  (1) If an inspector orders a quarantine of a disease agent, animal or thing, a notice of quarantine shall be communicated by personal delivery to the person who owns or has possession, care or control of the disease agent, animal or thing and the notice may specify the manner, condition, place or places and period of quarantine necessary to prevent the spread of the communicable disease.

  • (2) In respect of a disease agent, animal or thing quarantined pursuant to these Regulations, no person shall do or permit to be done any of the following actions, without the authorization of an inspector:

    • (a) remove the disease agent, animal or thing from the place of quarantine;

    • (b) allow the disease agent, animal or thing to come into contact with an animal that is not quarantined under the same quarantine order;

    • (c) destroy the disease agent, animal or thing; or

    • (d) treat or test the disease agent, animal or thing for a communicable disease.

  • (3) Every person who owns or has the possession, care or control of an animal quarantined under these Regulations shall without delay notify a veterinary inspector of any quarantined animal that appears sick.

  • (4) In respect of a disease agent or thing quarantined pursuant to these Regulations, no person shall do or permit to be done any of the following actions, without the authorization of an inspector:

    • (a) move the disease agent or thing;

    • (b) alter the appearance of the disease agent or thing;

    • (c) remove of any tag, sign or other notice that the disease agent or thing is under quarantine; or

    • (d) open any container or remove any wrapping or cover around the disease agent or thing.

  • (5) No person shall transport or cause to be transported a disease agent, animal or thing quarantined pursuant to these Regulations unless

    • (a) a licence for its transportation has been issued by an inspector;

    • (b) a copy of the licence issued pursuant to paragraph (a) has been provided to the person in charge of the conveyance transporting the disease agent, animal or thing; and

    • (c) the disease agent, animal or thing is transported directly to the location stated in the licence.

  • (6) Every person who receives a notice referred to in subsection (1) shall comply with the notice.

  • SOR/97-85, s. 62;
  • SOR/2012-286, s. 57(E).
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