PART XIITransport of Animals (continued)
154 (1) Every commercial carrier and any other person who transports animals in the course of business or for financial benefit shall, for each shipment of animals, make a record at the time of loading the animals that includes the following information:
(a) the name and address of the shipper, consignee and person operating the conveyance in which the animals are transported;
(b) the identifying number or registration number of the conveyance;
(c) the number of square metres or square feet of floor area available to the animals in the conveyance or, if the animals are in a container, in the container;
(d) the date and time when and the place where the conveyance or container was last cleaned and disinfected;
(e) the date and time when and the place where the animals are loaded;
(f) the number, description and weight of the animals; and
(g) the date and time when the animals were last fed, watered and rested prior to loading.
(2) Every person referred to in subsection (1) shall, as soon as possible, include in the record any changes to the information provided in subsection (1) and add the following information to the record:
(3) Every person referred to in subsection (1) shall, with each shipment of animals being transported, keep on board the original record or a copy of the record.
- SOR/78-69, s. 37
- SOR/2019-38, s. 2
Dead and Seriously Injured Animals
155 Every air carrier and sea carrier that transports an animal from Canada shall, as soon as possible after arrival at the destination, send a document to the veterinary inspector at the port of embarkation respecting every animal that was seriously injured, has died or was killed during transport, stating in each case the cause of the injury or death.
- SOR/2019-38, s. 2
- SOR/2019-99, s. 18(F)
156 [Repealed, SOR/2019-38, s. 2]
157 [Repealed, SOR/2019-38, s. 2]
158 [Repealed, SOR/2019-38, s. 2]
159 [Repealed, SOR/2019-38, s. 2]
PART XIIIPermits and Licences
Form and Conditions
(1.1) The Minister shall issue a permit or licence required under the Act if the Minister determines that the activity for which the permit or licence is issued would not, or would not be likely to, result in the introduction into or spread within Canada of a vector, disease or toxic substance or its introduction into another country from Canada.
(1.2) A permit or licence issued by the Minister under these Regulations may be issued as a general permit or licence to owners or persons having the possession, care or control of an animal or thing for which the permit or licence is issued.
(2) Any permit or licence required under the Act shall
(3) The Minister may cancel or suspend a permit or licence issued under the Act if he or she has reason to believe that
(a) any condition under which the permit or licence was issued or any condition contained in the permit or licence has not been complied with;
(b) any provision of the Act or these Regulations has not been complied with; or
(c) failure to do so could result in the introduction into or spread within Canada of a vector, disease or toxic substance or its introduction into another country from Canada.
- SOR/79-839, s. 34
- SOR/92-23, s. 3
- SOR/92-650, s. 4
- SOR/93-159, s. 17
- SOR/95-475, s. 4(F)
- SOR/2004-80, s. 17
- SOR/2006-147, s. 19
- SOR/2012-286, s. 60
- SOR/2017-94, s. 14
- SOR/2019-99, s. 14
160.1 Every person who is subject to a permit or licence issued under the Act shall comply with the conditions contained in the permit or licence.
- SOR/93-159, s. 18
- SOR/2019-99, s. 15
Issue of Licences by an Inspector
161 (1) An inspector may issue a licence authorizing the marketing, selling, disposing, exposing for sale or transporting of animals or things affected with or suffering from or suspected of being affected with or suffering from infectious or contagious disease.
(2) A licence issued pursuant to subsection (1) may state how, when and where animals or things affected with or suffering from or suspected of being affected with or suffering from infectious or contagious disease may be marketed, sold, disposed of, exposed for sale or transported.
(3) A licence issued pursuant to subsection (1) is valid only when used by the person to whom it is issued.
(4) No person shall sell or transfer a licence issued pursuant to subsection (1) to any other person.
- SOR/78-597, s. 16
161.1 The Minister may, whether on his or her own initiative or on the application of the holder, amend a permit or licence issued under the Act if the amendment is made as the result of new information, or a change in circumstance, that has been brought to the Minister’s attention and does not increase the risk of the introduction into or spread within Canada of a vector, disease or toxic substance or its introduction into another country from Canada.
- SOR/2019-99, s. 16
PART XIVFood for Ruminants, Livestock and Poultry, Rendering Plants, Fertilizers and Fertilizer Supplements
(a) a porcine or equine;
(b) milk or products of milk;
(c) gelatin derived exclusively from hides or skins or products of gelatin derived exclusively from hides or skins;
(d) blood or products of blood; or
(e) rendered fats, derived from ruminants, that contain no more than 0.15% insoluble impurities or their products.
(2) Prohibited material that has been treated in a manner approved by the Minister to inactivate the agents that cause transmissible spongiform encephalopathies is no longer prohibited material.
- SOR/97-362, s. 4
- SOR/2006-147, s. 21
163 (1) A person who identifies prohibited material by means of adding to it a marker or tracer substance that has been approved by the Minister in the manner specified in that approval, is not required to keep the records referred to in subsections 165(2) and 166(2) and section 171.
(2) Every person who identifies prohibited material in accordance with subsection (1) shall maintain a record of the manner in which the marker or tracer substance was added to the prohibited material.
- SOR/97-362, s. 4
Feeding Prohibited Material to a Ruminant.
164 No person shall feed prohibited material to a ruminant.
- SOR/97-362, s. 4
(1.1) No person who operates a rendering plant shall manufacture a prohibited material on the same premises as material not prohibited from being fed to ruminants without having dedicated manufacturing lines, equipment and conveyances to prevent the mixing or contamination of material not prohibited from being fed to ruminants with or by prohibited material.
(2) Every person who operates a rendering plant shall keep a record of
(a) the date of production of all products of the rendering plant;
(b) whether or not any product of the rendering plant is, or contains any, prohibited material;
(c) the name, and quantity of, and any other information that is sufficient to identify, the products of the rendering plant; and
(d) the name and address of any person to whom any product of the rendering plant is distributed or sold and the information referred to in paragraph (c) with respect to that product.
(3) The records that are required by subsection (2) to be kept by a person who operates a rendering plant shall be kept by that person for 10 years from the date the requirement arises.
(4) No person who operates a rendering plant shall distribute or sell any product of the rendering plant that contains prohibited material unless the documentation required by these Regulations relating to the product and any label on any packaging or container containing the product is marked conspicuously, legibly and indelibly with the following statement:
“Feeding this product to cattle, sheep, deer or other ruminants is illegal and is subject to fines or other punishment under the Health of Animals Act./Il est interdit d’en nourrir les boeufs, moutons, cerfs et autres ruminants et des amendes ou autres peines sont prévues à cet égard par la Loi sur la santé des animaux.”
- SOR/97-362, s. 4
- SOR/2006-147, s. 22
- SOR/2015-55, s. 8
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