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Health of Animals Regulations

Version of section 189 from 2014-07-01 to 2019-07-01:

  •  (1) Every person who imports an animal shall

    • (a) apply or cause the application of an approved tag to the animal either before importation or immediately after the animal reaches its initial destination;

    • (b) in the case of a bison, bovine or ovine, report to the responsible administrator

      • (i) the identification number on the animal’s approved tag, and

      • (ii) enough information about the animal to allow the origin to be traced; and

    • (c) in the case of a pig, report to the responsible administrator

      • (i) the location of the last site at which the pig was kept before it was imported,

      • (ii) the location to which the pig was imported,

      • (iii) the date on which the pig was received,

      • (iv) the identification number on the pig’s approved tag, and

      • (v) the licence plate number or, if there is no licence plate, other identification of the conveyance by which the pig was imported.

  • (2) The reports referred to in paragraphs (1)(b) and (c) shall be made

    • (a) if a bison is being imported, within 60 days after importation;

    • (b) if a bovine is being imported, within 30 days after importation;

    • (c) if an ovine is being imported, within 7 days after importation; or

    • (d) if a pig is being imported, within 7 days after importation.

  • (3) Paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) do not apply to a bison, bovine or ovine that is imported for immediate slaughter.

  • (4) Paragraph (1)(a) does not apply to an animal bearing an indicator of a foreign country if the Minister determines that the indicator meets the criteria set out in subsection 173(2) and that the identification number on the indicator can be entered and tracked in the responsible administrator’s database.

  • (5) For the purposes of subsection 175(3) and sections 175.01, 175.1, 176 to 177.1, 179 to 181 and 186 to 188, if an imported animal bears an indicator of a foreign country and the Minister determines that the indicator meets the criteria set out in subsection 173(2) and that the identification number on the indicator can be entered and tracked in the responsible administrator’s database, the indicator is deemed to be an approved tag that was issued and applied to the animal in accordance with this Part.

  • SOR/2000-416, s. 1
  • SOR/2003-409, s. 10
  • SOR/2005-192, s. 16(F)
  • SOR/2014-23, s. 22
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