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Health of Animals Regulations

Version of section 5 from 2019-04-15 to 2019-11-19:

  •  (1) Where an animal is affected or suspected of being affected with a communicable disease or has been in contact with an animal so affected or suspected of being so affected, a veterinary inspector may order the person having the possession, care or custody of the animal,

    • (a) to quarantine, keep separate or treat the animal,

    • (b) to destroy the animal, or

    • (c) to destroy the animal and dispose of its carcass

    in such a manner, at such a place or places, under such conditions and within such period of time as are necessary to prevent the spread of the communicable disease, which manner, place or places, conditions and time shall be specified in the order.

  • (2) Every person who receives an order referred to in subsection (1) shall comply with the order.

  • (3) Where an order referred to in subsection (1) requiring an animal to be destroyed or destroyed and disposed of is not complied with within the time specified therein, a veterinary inspector may have the animal

    • (a) removed to and destroyed at an establishment where food animals are slaughtered by the holder of a licence that is issued under paragraph 20(1)(b) of the Safe Food for Canadians Act; or

    • (b) destroyed at a time and place determined by him, and have its carcass disposed of as determined by him.

  • SOR/79-839, s. 4
  • SOR/81-348, s. 1
  • SOR/2018-108, s. 404
  • SOR/2019-99, s. 18(F)
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