Compensation for Destroyed Animals Regulations (SOR/2000-233)

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Compensation for Destroyed Animals Regulations

SOR/2000-233

HEALTH OF ANIMALS ACT

Registration 2000-06-08

Compensation for Destroyed Animals Regulations

The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, pursuant to paragraphs 55(b)Footnote a and (c) of the Health of Animals ActFootnote b, hereby makes the annexed Compensation for Destroyed Animals Regulations.

Ottawa, June 8, 2000

Lyle Vanclief
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food

Interpretation

[SOR/2007-169, s. 1(F)]

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

Act

Act means the Health of Animals Act. (Loi)

grandparent breeder

grandparent breeder means a bird belonging to a flock of pureline poultry, comprising one or more generations of poultry, that is being maintained for the purpose of establishing, continuing or improving parent lines and from which parent lines are produced. (reproducteur grand-parent)

parent breeder

parent breeder means a bird belonging to a flock of poultry, comprising one or more generations of poultry, that is being maintained for the purpose of multiplying the parent flock or to produce commercial birds. (reproducteur parent)

registered

registered for the purposes of the schedule, means registered under the Animal Pedigree Act. (enregistré)

  • SOR/2007-169, s. 2;
  • SOR/2015-142, s. 1.

Maximum Amounts

 For the purpose of subsection 51(3) of the Act, the amount that is established as the maximum amount with respect to an animal that is destroyed or required to be destroyed under subsection 48(1) of the Act is

  • (a) if the animal is set out or included in column 1 of an item of the schedule, the amount set out in column 3 of that item; and

  • (b) in any other case, $30.

Compensation for Costs of Disposal

  •  (1) Compensation for the following costs related to the disposal of an animal may be paid to the owner of the animal:

    • (a) subject to subsection (2), if the animal is destroyed or required to be destroyed by slaughter at an abattoir under subsection 48(1) of the Act and it is transported to the abattoir within the period and in the manner specified in the notice of requirement delivered or sent under subsection 48(3) of the Act,

      • (i) the reasonable costs of transporting it to the abattoir that were paid or incurred by the owner of the animal, to a maximum amount equal to the amount that a commercial trucker would normally charge for transporting it to the abattoir if it had not been required to be destroyed, and

      • (ii) the reasonable costs of slaughtering it at the abattoir that were paid or incurred by its owner and that are related to the reason for which it was required to be destroyed; and

    • (b) if the animal is destroyed or required to be destroyed under subsection 48(1) of the Act other than by slaughter at an abattoir and it is destroyed and its carcass disposed of within the period and in the manner specified in the notice of requirement delivered or sent under subsection 48(3) of the Act,

      • (i) the reasonable costs of transporting the animal or its carcass to the place of destruction and to the place of disposal that were paid or incurred by its owner, to a maximum amount equal to the amount that a commercial trucker would normally charge for that service,

      • (ii) the reasonable costs that were paid or incurred by the owner of the animal for cleaning and disinfecting the conveyance used to transport it or its carcass, to a maximum amount equal to the amount that a commercial service would normally charge for that service, and

      • (iii) the reasonable costs, to a maximum amount equal to the amount that a commercial service would normally charge to destroy the animal and dispose of its carcass, that were paid or incurred by the owner of the animal

        • (A) if the owner destroyed the animal and disposed of its carcass, for the supplies, equipment and labour expended to do so, or

        • (B) if a commercial service was used to destroy the animal and dispose of its carcass, for that service.

  • (2) The maximum amount of compensation that may be paid under paragraph (1)(a) is an amount equal to

    • (a) if the carcass of the animal has not been condemned, the value of the carcass according to paragraph 51(2)(b) of the Act; and

    • (b) if the carcass of the animal has been condemned, the value that the carcass would have had according to paragraph 51(2)(b) of the Act had it not been condemned.

Repeal

 [Repeal]

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

 
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