Regulations Respecting the Improvement of Poultry Stock and the Eradication of Disease in Poultry Stock
2. In these Regulations,
“Act” means the Livestock and Livestock Products Act; (Loi)
- “approved hatchery supply flock”
“approved hatchery supply flock” means a flock of poultry 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 regulations in force in the province in which the flock is located; (troupeau approuvé fournisseur de couvoirs)
- “District Supervisor”
“District Supervisor”[Repealed, SOR/82-671, s. 1]
“fluff” means the chick down and dust remaining in a hatching machine following completion of a hatch of poultry; (duvet)
“Minister” means the Minister of Agriculture; (Ministre)
- “multiplier breeding flock”
“multiplier breeding flock” means a flock of poultry comprising only the first generation of a primary breeding flock and used only to produce commercial chicks; (troupeau de multiplication)
“permit” means a permit to operate a hatchery issued by the Minister; (permis)
- “primary breeding flock”
“primary breeding flock” means a flock of poultry, comprising one or more generations of poultry, that is being maintained for the purpose of establishing, continuing or improving parent lines and from which multiplier breeding flocks may be produced; (troupeau primaire de reproduction)
- “Regional Director”
“Regional Director” means a Regional Director of the Food Production and Inspection Branch, Department of Agriculture. (directeur régional)
- SOR/82-671, s. 1.
REGULATIONS CONSTITUTE PROGRAM AND POLICY
3. These Regulations constitute the Dominion Poultry Improvement Program and the Dominion Hatchery Approval Policy.
APPLICATION OF POLICY AND PROGRAM TO CERTAIN PERSONS
4. A person who operates a hatchery regardless of capacity in any province in which the Dominion Hatchery Approval Policy or the Dominion Poultry Improvement Program has not been proclaimed in force may apply for a permit.
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