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Health of Animals Regulations

Version of section 53 from 2009-06-30 to 2019-12-03:

  •  (1) No person shall import into Canada any animal food that contains an animal product or animal by-product unless

    • (a) the country of origin

      • (i) of the animal food is the United States and the animal food is not derived from an animal of the subfamily Bovinae or Caprinae; or

      • (ii) or the part of that country of the animal food — and each animal product and animal by-product contained in that food — is designated under section 7 as being free of, or as posing a negligible risk for, any reportable disease, any disease referred to in Schedule VII and any serious epizootic disease to which the species from which the food, product or by-product was derived is susceptible and that can be transmitted by the food, product or by-product, and the person produces a certificate of origin signed by an official of the government of that country attesting to that origin; and

    • (b) in the case of animal food that is carried on board a vessel, the master of the vessel certifies that no ruminants or swine, other than those imported in accordance with a permit issued under section 160, were taken on board the vessel.

  • (2) No person shall import into Canada any animal product or animal by-product that is to be used as animal food or as an ingredient in animal food unless the country of origin, or the part of that country, is designated under section 7 as being free of, or as posing a negligible risk for, any reportable disease, any disease referred to in Schedule VII and any serious epizootic disease to which the species from which the product or by-product was derived is susceptible and that can be transmitted by the product or by-product, and the person produces a certificate of origin signed by an official of the government of that country attesting to that origin.

  • SOR/78-69, s. 29
  • SOR/97-85, s. 43
  • SOR/97-362, s. 3
  • SOR/97-478, s. 13
  • SOR/2002-438, s. 7(F)
  • SOR/2009-18, s. 17
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