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Health of Animals Regulations (C.R.C., c. 296)

Regulations are current to 2019-08-28 and last amended on 2019-04-15. Previous Versions

PART IXEradication and Control of Diseases (continued)

Screening Tests (continued)

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-99, s. 5]

 [Repealed, SOR/2002-444, s. 2]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-99, s. 5]

Movement Permits

  •  (1) No person shall, without a permit issued by the Minister under section 160, move, or cause to be moved, a member of the Cervidae family from one place in Canada to another place in Canada.

  • (2) No person shall receive, or possess, without a permit issued by the Minister under section 160, an animal that has been moved in contravention of subsection (1).

  • (3) Every person to whom a permit referred to in subsection (1) or (2) is issued, and every person to whose premises a member of the Cervidae family is moved under a permit, shall keep a copy of the permit.

  • SOR/79-295, s. 10
  • SOR/79-839, s. 22(F)
  • SOR/97-85, s. 55
  • SOR/2002-444, s. 2
  • SOR/2019-99, s. 6

 [Repealed, SOR/93-159, s. 9]

General

 Where, under this Part, a permit, certificate or other document is required for the removal or transportation of an animal, the person having the care or custody of the animal shall, when requested to do so by an inspector or peace officer appointed under the Act, produce the permit, certificate or other document.

  • SOR/78-205, s. 4
  • SOR/78-597, s. 8

 Where, in the opinion of the Minister, an animal is moved into an area or region in violation of this Part, the Minister may order that the animal be taken back without delay to the area or region from which it was moved or to an area or region of equal or lesser health status.

  • SOR/78-205, s. 4
  • SOR/2012-286, s. 55

Pullorum Disease and Fowl Typhoid

 The following definitions apply in this section and sections 79.14 to 79.2.

approved hatchery supply flock

approved hatchery supply flock means a flock of chickens or turkeys that is

  • (a) a primary breeding flock or a flock descended from a primary breeding flock, and

  • (b) designated as an approved hatchery supply flock in accordance with any regulations in force in the province in which the flock is located. (troupeau approuvé fournisseur de couvoirs)

approved laboratory

approved laboratory means an establishment or a vehicle approved by the Minister for use in carrying out examinations of poultry, poultry products or poultry by-products. (laboratoire approuvé)

chicken

chicken means any bird of the species Gallus gallus. (poulet)

eradication area

eradication area[Repealed, SOR/2019-99, s. 7]

fluff

fluff means the chick down and dust produced in a hatcher during the hatching process. (duvet)

game bird

game bird[Repealed, SOR/97-85, s. 56]

hatcher

hatcher means any equipment in which eggs hatch. (éclosoir)

hatchery

hatchery[Repealed, SOR/2000-184, s. 69]

health monitored hatchery

health monitored hatchery means a hatchery in respect of which a permit has been issued by the Minister

identification tag

identification tag means a tag on which letters or numbers are inscribed for the purpose of identifying a chicken, turkey or game bird. (étiquette d’identification)

primary breeding flock

primary breeding flock means a flock of chickens or turkeys comprising one or more generations of chickens or turkeys that is maintained for the purpose of establishing, continuing or improving parent lines. (troupeau primaire de reproduction)

Regional Veterinary Director

Regional Veterinary Director[Repealed, SOR/2000-184, s. 69]

registered hatchery

registered hatchery[Repealed, SOR/83-901, s. 1]

show

show means a competition or an exhibition in which chickens, turkeys or game birds are judged according to their class, breed or variety characteristics as set out in the American Standard of Perfection published by the American Poultry Association Inc. (foire)

show flock

show flock means a flock of chickens, turkeys or game birds from which birds of the flock are occasionally or regularly exhibited in shows. (troupeau de foire)

turkey

turkey means any bird of the species Meleagris gallopavo. (dindon)

  • SOR/78-69, s. 30
  • SOR/79-839, s. 24
  • SOR/82-670, s. 2
  • SOR/83-900, s. 5
  • SOR/83-901, s. 1
  • SOR/85-689, s. 6(E)
  • SOR/97-85, s. 56
  • SOR/2000-184, s. 69
  • SOR/2019-99, s. 7

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-99, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-99, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-99, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-99, s. 8]

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), no owner or person in charge of a chicken, turkey or game bird shall exhibit the chicken, turkey or game bird in a show unless it is

    • (a) identified by an identification tag; and

    • (b) accompanied by a certificate, signed by an inspector or an individual appointed for that purpose by the province from which the bird originates, indicating

      • (i) that serological tests have been conducted within the 12 months preceding the show on all birds in the flock of origin that were four weeks of age and older at the time the tests were conducted,

      • (ii) that the serological tests have proven negative for pullorum disease and fowl typhoid,

      • (iii) that the chicken, turkey or game bird was included in the flock of origin at the time the serological tests were conducted or was a natural increase to the flock of origin since that time,

      • (iv) the date on which the serological tests were conducted, and

      • (v) the details of the identification tag.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), no person in charge of a show shall permit to be shown or exhibited at the show a chicken, turkey or game bird that does not have an identification tag or is not accompanied by a certificate described in subsection (1).

  • (3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply in respect of a chicken, turkey or game bird that is hatched in a province where serological tests have been conducted since July 1, 1982 on all birds of the age referred to in subparagraph (1)(b)(i) of each show flock in that province and such tests have proven negative for pullorum disease and fowl typhoid.

  • SOR/82-670, s. 2

 No person shall keep a chicken, turkey or game bird on the same premises as an approved hatchery supply flock unless the chicken, turkey or game bird has been tested serologically and found free of Salmonella pullorum and Salmonella gallinarum or has come directly from a health monitored hatchery.

  • SOR/82-670, s. 2
  • SOR/83-901, s. 2
  •  (1) Every owner or person in charge of an approved hatchery supply flock shall keep a record of all mortality in that flock for the life of the flock.

  • (2) Where the mortality of an approved hatchery supply flock of chickens exceeds three per cent or the mortality of an approved hatchery supply flock of turkeys exceeds five per cent for birds during the first two weeks of life, the owner or person in charge of the flock shall immediately submit to an approved laboratory a sample of dead birds from the flock and any other such birds as may be subsequently requested by the person in charge of the laboratory to be cultured for the presence of Salmonella pullorum and Salmonella gallinarum.

  • SOR/82-670, s. 2
 
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