Plant Protection Regulations

Version of section 2 from 2009-12-10 to 2020-07-28:


 In these Regulations,

Act

Act means the Plant Protection Act; (Loi)

activity

activity, in respect of a thing, means the processing, handling, packaging, labelling, distributing, sale, disposition, loading, unloading, movement, use, treatment, preservation, safeguarding or storage of the thing, and includes any activity referred to in subsection 6(1) of the Act; (activité)

Agency

Agency means the Canadian Food Inspection Agency established by section 3 of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act; (Agence)

infested

infested means that a pest is present in or on a thing or place or that the thing or place is so exposed to a pest that one can reasonably suspect that the pest is in or on the thing or place; (infesté) (parasité)

Movement Certificate

Movement Certificate means a document, issued pursuant to the Act and signed by an inspector, that authorizes the movement of things within Canada or from Canada to a foreign destination; (certificat de circulation)

permit

permit means a permit to import a thing issued by the Minister pursuant to subsection 32(1) or 43(1); (permis)

pest risk assessment

pest risk assessment means a pest risk assessment conducted by the Minister in accordance with the principles of the International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures, Part I — Import Regulations, Guidelines for Pest Risk analysis, published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, as amended from time to time, with the definition pest in those guidelines being replaced by the definition pest in section 3 of the Act, for the purpose of

  • (a) determining if a thing is a pest, is or could be infested or constitutes or could constitute a biological obstacle to the control of a pest,

  • (b) recommending actions, as applicable,

    • (i) to prevent the introduction into Canada or the spread within or from Canada of any pest or biological obstacle to the control of a pest, or

    • (ii) to control a pest or to eradicate a pest or biological obstacle to the control of a pest,

  • (c) determining if a thing that is a pest or biological obstacle to the control of a pest has a significant adverse effect on the environment, and

  • (d) minimizing the degradation of environmental quality with respect to Canadian flora; (analyse du risque phytosanitaire)

quarantine

quarantine means the confinement of a thing for a period and includes confinement for the purposes of

  • (a) observation, inspection, testing or analysis of a thing to determine if the thing is a pest, is or could be infested or constitutes or could constitute a biological obstacle to the control of a pest, or

  • (b) preventing the spread of a pest or biological obstacle to the control of a pest; (quarantaine)

send

send includes electronic transmittal and mail. (envoyer)

  • SOR/97-292, s. 30
  • SOR/2003-6, s. 98
  • SOR/2009-326, s. 1(F)
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