Feeds Regulations, 1983 (SOR/83-593)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2009-07-30. Previous Versions

Registration and Renewal of Registrations

  •  (1) Where an application for registration of a feed is assessed or evaluated and the feed is found to meet the requirements of the Act and these Regulations, a registration number shall be assigned to that feed and a feed registration certificate shall be issued to the applicant.

  • (2) A feed registration certificate may be issued in respect of one or more feeds.

  • (3) A registrant may surrender a feed registration certificate by submitting to the Director Form III of Schedule III, duly completed, that the registrant shall be provided with by the Director and that shall contain a list of the feeds for which the registrant has a registration certificate.

  • (4) Every feed registration certificate with an expiry date of March 31, 1986 shall, notwithstanding the expiry date, continue in effect on the same terms and conditions as a certificate referred to in subsection (3).

  • (5) Where all requirements for the registration of a feed, except those pertaining to efficacy, are met, the Director may, if the Director is satisfied that no safety hazard is likely to arise for livestock and that potential benefits for livestock may be derived from the registration of the feed, issue a temporary registration certificate for a limited period during which tests to determine the efficacy of the feed will be carried out.

  • (6) Every feed registration certificate shall expire

    • (a) on September 30, 1996, if issued before January 1, 1985;

    • (b) on March 31, 1997, if issued during the period beginning on January 1, 1985 and ending on December 31, 1986;

    • (c) on March 31, 1998, if issued during the period beginning on January 1, 1987 and ending on March 31, 1996;

    • (d) on March 31 of the third year that follows the year of registration or the year of the latest renewal, as the case may be, if issued after March 31, 1996;

    • (e) on the date the Director receives from the registrant Form III of Schedule III indicating that the registrant agrees to surrender the feed registration certificate; or

    • (f) on the date the certificate of registration is cancelled by the Minister in accordance with section 12.

  • (7) Any application to renew or amend a registration shall be made to the Minister in the same manner as an application for registration, and is considered to be an application for registration for the purposes of these Regulations.

  • SOR/86-392, s. 3;
  • SOR/89-165, s. 2;
  • SOR/96-422, s. 2.

 Where a feed that is required to be registered is to be marketed in more than one physical form, one application for registration of that feed may be made, one registration fee paid and one registration number assigned to it.

Refusal to Register and Cancellation of Registration

 The Director shall refuse to register a feed if, after an assessment or evaluation of the application for registration, there are reasonable grounds to believe that

  • (a) its brand or name would tend to deceive or mislead a purchaser with respect to its composition or usefulness;

  • (b) its brand would likely be confused with a brand already applied to a registered feed;

  • (c) it is deleterious or injurious to livestock or humans when used according to directions;

  • (d) it is unsuited for the purpose for which it is to be sold or represented;

  • (e) it does not meet the standards prescribed by these Regulations for that feed;

  • (e.1) it does not conform to the requirements of the Health of Animals Act, or any regulations made under that Act, respecting animal by-products, animal food or animal products; or

  • (f) the labelling information or guarantees do not fully describe the usefulness of the feed.

  • SOR/90-73, s. 4;
  • SOR/2006-147, s. 2;
  • SOR/2009-220, s. 1(F).
  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (4), the Minister shall cancel a certificate of registration in respect of any feed if there are reasonable grounds to believe that, with respect to that feed, there has been a contravention of the Act, these Regulations, the Health of Animals Act or any regulations made under that Act.

  • (2) A certificate of registration shall be cancelled only if the Minister has sent a notice to the registrant by registered mail that

    • (a) identifies the provision of the Act or these Regulations that has not been complied with;

    • (b) sets out a time limit for the registrant to comply with those provisions in order to avoid the proposed cancellation; and

    • (c) specifies that the registration will be cancelled unless the registrant, within 30 days after the date of mailing the notice, notifies the Minister, in writing, that the registrant wishes to have an opportunity to be heard respecting the proposed cancellation.

  • (3) Within 30 days after the date of receipt of the written notification referred to in paragraph (2)(c), the Minister shall notify the registrant by registered mail of the time and place of the hearing to determine whether the certificate of registration will be cancelled.

  • (4) The Minister shall cancel the certificate of registration where

    • (a) the registrant has failed to notify the Minister pursuant to paragraph (2)(c);

    • (b) the registrant has failed to comply with, or has failed to bring the feed for which the certificate of registration was issued into compliance with, the provisions of the Act or these Regulations referred to in paragraph 2(a) within the period specified in the notice or continues, after that period has expired, to contravene or fail to comply with those provisions; and

    • (c) a notice of cancellation of registration has been sent by registered mail to the registrant.

  • SOR/89-165, s. 3;
  • SOR/94-683, s. 2;
  • SOR/97-151, s. 10(F);
  • SOR/2006-147, s. 3.

 Where the Director refuses to register a feed pursuant to section 11, the Director shall notify the applicant by mail of the refusal and the reasons therefor.

  • SOR/94-683, s. 2.

Standards and General Requirements

 A mixed feed shall not contain

  • (a) ingredients other than those listed in Schedule IV or V;

  • (b) medicating ingredients of a brand, at a level or for a purpose or species other than as set out in the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures unless the feed is a veterinary prescription feed.

  • (c) [Repealed, SOR/88-473, s. 3]

  • SOR/88-473, s. 3;
  • SOR/90-73, s. 5.
  •  (1) Every person who manufactures or sells a customer formula feed, a consultant formula feed, a feed described in paragraph 5(2)(d) or a veterinary prescription feed shall keep a copy of each mixing formula used in the manufacture of that feed and retain it

    • (a) in the case of a customer formula feed, a consultant formula feed or a feed described in paragraph 5(2)(d), for a period of six months from the last date of manufacture of that feed; or

    • (b) in the case of a veterinary prescription feed, for a period of one year from the last date of manufacture of that feed.

  • (2) Every consultant formula feed and feed described in paragraph 5(2)(d) shall be

    • (a) labelled in accordance with sections 26 to 33; and

    • (b) packaged in accordance with section 34.

  • (3) Every customer formula feed shall be

    • (a) manufactured in accordance with a signed customer formula; and

    • (b) labelled in accordance with section 26.

  • (4) Every manufacturer of a customer formula feed or a veterinary prescription feed shall keep a copy of the customer formula or the veterinary prescription under which the feed is manufactured in the manufacturer’s possession during the manufacture of that feed and shall keep that copy, together with a list of each date on which the feed was manufactured,

    • (a) in the case of a customer formula feed, for a period of at least six months from the last date of manufacture of that feed; or

    • (b) in the case of a veterinary prescription feed, for a period of at least one year from the last date of manufacture of that feed.

  • SOR/97-292, s. 23.

 No significant change shall be made by a registrant to a feed registered under these Regulations unless an application for registration of the feed with the significant change is assessed or evaluated by the Director and the feed is found to comply with these Regulations.

  • SOR/86-392, s. 4.
 
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