PART XVAnimal Identification (continued)
(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
(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
(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
Information Obtained by a Responsible Administrator
189.1 A responsible administrator shall maintain a database and other records obtained under this Part.
- SOR/2014-23, s. 23
189.2 (1) If a person who is a responsible administrator obtains information under this Part in relation to an animal or the carcass of an animal and that animal or carcass was previously located in a province in respect of which the person is not the responsible administrator, the person shall provide that information without delay to the responsible administrator in respect of the province in which that animal or carcass was located.
(2) A responsible administrator may allow persons to have access to the information that that administrator obtains under this Part for the purpose of providing services in relation to the database if those persons agree in writing not to disclose the information to any other person.
(3) Every responsible administrator shall allow the Agency to have access to the information that that administrator obtains under this Part.
(4) A responsible administrator shall allow any person to have access to the information that that administrator obtains under this Part if the Agency advises that administrator that the access is provided for in an agreement or memorandum of understanding that the Agency has entered into under subsection 14(1) of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act.
(5) If a person (in this subsection referred to as the “former administrator”) ceases to be the responsible administrator for animals of all or part of a genus, species or subspecies that are located in a province and another person (in this subsection referred to as the “new administrator”) becomes the responsible administrator for animals of that genus, species or subspecies or of that part that are located in that province, the former administrator shall
(a) provide to the new administrator the information that the former administrator has obtained under this Part; and
(b) after receiving from the new administrator an acknowledgement in writing that the transferred information has been entered successfully into the database or other records maintained by the new administrator, permanently delete that information from the database and other records maintained by the former administrator except if the former administrator has the express, free and informed consent of any person to whom the information relates to retain that information.
- SOR/2014-23, s. 23
PART XVIAquatic Animals
190 The following definitions apply in this Part.
- aquatic animal
aquatic animal means any finfish, mollusc or crustacean, or any part of a finfish, mollusc or crustacean at any life stage, as well as any germplasm of those animals. (animal aquatique)
eviscerated, in relation to a finfish, means that the internal organs, excluding the brain and gills, have been removed. (éviscéré)
finfish means any cold-blooded aquatic vertebrate possessing fins and gills. (poisson à nageoires)
germplasm means semen, male or female germ cells, or genetic material taken from a male or female germ cell for the purpose of producing a zygote. (matériel génétique)
offal, in relation to an aquatic animal, means waste portions including the visceral and non-visceral organs, cut-offs and raw material. (abats)
species means, in respect of germplasm, the species of the aquatic animal that it is from. (espèce)
- Susceptible Species of Aquatic Animals List
Susceptible Species of Aquatic Animals List means the document entitled Susceptible Species of Aquatic Animals that is published on the Agency’s website, as amended from time to time. (liste des espèces d’animaux aquatiques vulnérables)
- SOR/2010-296, s. 3
- SOR/2021-41, s. 2
Importation of Aquatic Animals
Aquatic Animals Set Out in the Susceptible Species of Aquatic Animals List
191 No person shall import an aquatic animal set out in the Susceptible Species of Aquatic Animals List except in accordance with a permit issued under section 160.
- SOR/2010-296, s. 4
- SOR/2021-41, s. 6
Pet Aquatic Animals
(a) the aquatic animal is a member of one of the following species:
(b) the aquatic animal has not been taken to a show or display outside Canada;
(c) the aquatic animal is imported by its owner;
(d) the aquatic animal is accompanied or picked up by its owner at the point of entry into Canada; and
(e) the owner presents proof of the owner’s identity and his or her ownership of the aquatic animal to the inspector.
(2) An aquatic animal imported under subsection (1) shall be kept in an aquarium in the household of its owner, and the owner shall not, for the year following the importation, expose it to any aquatic animals other than those kept in the household.
(3) The owner of an aquatic animal imported under subsection (1) shall not, in the period of 90 days after the importation, import another aquatic animal under that subsection.
(4) The owner of an aquatic animal imported under subsection (1) shall keep the records of the importation, including the documents required under paragraph (1)(e).
- SOR/2010-296, s. 4
- SOR/2021-41, s. 3
- SOR/2021-41, s. 6
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