Livestock and Poultry Carcass Grading Regulations (SOR/92-541)

Regulations are current to 2014-12-08 and last amended on 2007-05-03. Previous Versions

Seizure and Detention

  •  (1) Where an inspector seizes and detains a livestock carcass or any part of one, processed poultry or any other thing pursuant to section 23 of the Act, the inspector shall affix a detention tag to it, marked with

    • (a) the words “UNDER DETENTION” and “RETENU”, in bold-face letters;

    • (b) an identification number;

    • (c) a description of the livestock carcass or part, the processed poultry or the other thing;

    • (d) the reason for the seizure and detention;

    • (e) the date of the seizure and detention; and

    • (f) the name of the inspector, in block letters, and the signature of the inspector.

  • (2) No person shall alter, deface or remove a detention tag that is affixed to a livestock carcass or a part of one, to processed poultry or to any other thing unless the person is authorized by an inspector to do so.

  • SOR/95-216, s. 6.
  •  (1) An inspector shall, after seizing and detaining a livestock carcass or a part of one, processed poultry or other thing pursuant to subsection 14(1), forthwith deliver or mail a notice of detention to

    • (a) the person having the care or custody of the livestock carcass or part, the processed poultry or the other thing at the place where it was seized;

    • (b) the owner of the livestock carcass or part, the processed poultry or the other thing, or the owner’s agent; and

    • (c) where a detained livestock carcass or part, processed poultry or any other thing is removed from the place where it was seized to another place in accordance with subsection 19(5) or 25(1) of the Act, the person having the care or custody of the livestock carcass or part, the processed poultry or the other thing at that other place.

  • (2) A notice of detention referred to in subsection (1) shall state that the livestock carcass or a part of one, the processed poultry or the other thing has been seized and detained pursuant to section 23 of the Act and shall set out

    • (a) the detention tag identification number;

    • (b) a description of the livestock carcass or part, the processed poultry or the other thing;

    • (c) the reason for the seizure and detention;

    • (d) the date of the seizure and detention;

    • (e) the name of the inspector, in block letters, and the signature of the inspector;

    • (f) the place of detention; and

    • (g) the telephone number to call for further information in respect of the seizure and detention.

  • SOR/95-216, s. 7.
  •  (1) A livestock carcass or a part of one, processed poultry or any other thing detained pursuant to section 23 of the Act shall be detained under storage conditions that are appropriate to its preservation.

  • (2) Where an inspector determines that the detained livestock carcass or a part of one, processed poultry or other thing meets the requirements of the Act and these Regulations, the inspector shall release it and shall deliver or mail one copy of a notice of release to each person to whom a copy of the notice of detention referred to in subsection 15(1) was delivered or mailed.

  • SOR/95-216, s. 8.