PART IXEradication and Control of Diseases (continued)
Pullorum Disease and Fowl Typhoid (continued)
79.17 (1) Every owner or person in charge of a primary breeding flock shall have the flock tested serologically for Salmonella pullorum and Salmonella gallinarum at intervals of not less than six months and not more than 15 months in accordance with the serological test schedule set out in Schedule VI and shall report to the Minister, in writing, the results of all such tests.
(2) Each chicken or turkey that is tested pursuant to subsection (1) shall be identified by an identification tag.
- SOR/82-670, s. 2
- SOR/2000-184, s. 70
79.18 No owner or person who operates, manages or is in charge of a hatchery that hatches chicken, turkey or game bird eggs shall use the hatchery to hatch eggs of game birds or have on the premises of the hatchery eggs of game birds unless the eggs originate from
(a) a hatchery supply flock of game birds that is approved in accordance with any regulations in force in the province in which the flock is located; or
(b) a flock of origin in which the game birds in the flock over four weeks of age have been tested serologically in accordance with the serological test schedule set out in Schedule VI within the 15 months preceding the time the eggs arrived at the hatchery and found free of Salmonella Pullorum and Salmonella Gallinarum.
- SOR/82-670, s. 2
- SOR/85-689, s. 7
(a) the hatchery is a health monitored hatchery; and
(b) individual fluff samples or such other samples as may be required by an inspector from each hatcher in the hatchery are submitted by the owner or operator of the hatchery to an approved laboratory for testing every sixth week as follows:
(i) in respect of a hatchery that hatches less than four times a week, samples shall be submitted from all hatchers from which chicks are removed during the sixth week, and
(ii) in respect of a hatchery that hatches four or more times a week, samples shall be submitted from all hatchers from which chicks are removed on two consecutive days during the sixth week.
(2) A person who wishes to obtain a permit shall apply to the Minister.
(3) Every application for a permit shall have annexed thereto a copy of the plans and specifications of the hatchery showing
(4) Where the premises in respect of which a permit was issued are not operated as a hatchery for a period of 12 consecutive months, the permit shall expire at the end of that period.
(5) The Minister may refuse to issue a permit if the Regional Director is of the opinion that the hatchery in respect of which the permit is applied for is not maintained and equipped in accordance with section 8 of the Hatchery Regulations and cannot be operated in accordance with that section.
(6) A separate permit shall be issued and a permit number assigned for each of the premises in which a hatchery is to be operated.
(7) No person shall sell or remove chicks from a hatchery that does not meet the requirements of paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) unless he has the permission of the Minister in writing.
(8) Every operator of a hatchery shall ensure that any chick or unhatched embryo that is killed in the hatchery is killed in a humane manner.
- SOR/82-670, s. 2
- SOR/83-901, s. 3
- SOR/85-689, s. 8
- SOR/97-85, s. 57
- SOR/2019-99, s. 9
79.2 Every owner or person in charge of a chicken, turkey or game bird that on serological testing shows a reaction that may indicate exposure to or the presence of Salmonella pullorum or Salmonella gallinarum shall immediately submit the chicken, turkey or game bird to an approved laboratory for culturing or further testing.
- SOR/82-670, s. 2
Outbreaks of Communicable Diseases
80 [Repealed, SOR/2019-99, s. 10]
81 and 82 [Repealed, SOR/97-85, s. 59]
83 (1) An inspector may order the person having the possession, care or custody of a dog that is affected or suspected of being affected with rabies or to have been exposed to rabies to isolate or muzzle the dog.
(2) Where an inspector reports to the Minister that rabies exists or is suspected to exist in any area in Canada the Minister may, by order, designate the area and direct that all dogs or other animals within the area be detained, isolated or muzzled in such manner and during such period as the Minister may specify.
Movement of Animals
84 and 84.1 [Repealed, SOR/93-159, s. 10]
85 [Repealed, SOR/95-54, s. 3]
86 and 86.1 [Repealed, SOR/93-159, s. 11]
87 [Repealed, SOR/95-54, s. 3]
87.1 [Repealed, SOR/93-159, s. 12]
88 [Repealed, SOR/97-85, s. 60]
89 No person shall
(a) hold a bird imported under a permit into Canada at an airport in a room in which a bird not imported under permit is held; or
(b) transport by air a bird imported under a permit into Canada from the place of entry on the same aircraft as a bird not imported under permit.
Segregation and Inspection
90 The Minister may order a person who owns or has the possession, care or control of any poultry, ruminant, or equine or porcine animal to segregate the animal and to have the animal inspected in any manner and for any communicable disease that the Minister specifies.
- SOR/97-85, s. 61
- SOR/2019-99, s. 11
91 [Repealed, SOR/97-85, s. 61]
PART XGeneral Provisions
91.1 The Minister may give notice to any person, by any means of communication, of the appearance of any disease among animals.
- SOR/79-839, s. 27
(2) Along with that notification, the laboratory shall include
(3) Every laboratory that diagnoses or suspects the appearance in an animal or thing of a disease set out in Schedule VIII shall notify the Minister of the diagnosis or suspicion immediately after the end of the calendar year in which the appearance of the disease is diagnosed or suspected.
- SOR/2003-155, s. 1
91.3 Every person required to keep a record under these Regulations shall, unless it is otherwise stated,
(a) keep the record for a period of two years from the date the requirement arose; and
(b) [Repealed, SOR/2012-286, s. 56]
(c) on receipt of a written request by an inspector, provide the inspector, in a form approved by the Minister, with the information contained in the record.
- SOR/82-590, s. 4
- SOR/2006-147, s. 18
- SOR/2012-286, s. 56
91.4 (1) If an inspector orders a quarantine of a disease agent, animal or thing, a notice of quarantine shall be communicated by personal delivery to the person who owns or has possession, care or control of the disease agent, animal or thing and the notice may specify the manner, condition, place or places and period of quarantine necessary to prevent the spread of the communicable disease.
(2) In respect of a disease agent, animal or thing quarantined pursuant to these Regulations, no person shall do or permit to be done any of the following actions, without the authorization of an inspector:
(a) remove the disease agent, animal or thing from the place of quarantine;
(b) allow the disease agent, animal or thing to come into contact with an animal that is not quarantined under the same quarantine order;
(c) destroy the disease agent, animal or thing; or
(d) treat or test the disease agent, animal or thing for a communicable disease.
(3) Every person who owns or has the possession, care or control of an animal quarantined under these Regulations shall without delay notify a veterinary inspector of any quarantined animal that appears sick.
(4) In respect of a disease agent or thing quarantined pursuant to these Regulations, no person shall do or permit to be done any of the following actions, without the authorization of an inspector:
(5) No person shall transport or cause to be transported a disease agent, animal or thing quarantined pursuant to these Regulations unless
(a) a licence for its transportation has been issued by an inspector;
(b) a copy of the licence issued pursuant to paragraph (a) has been provided to the person in charge of the conveyance transporting the disease agent, animal or thing; and
(c) the disease agent, animal or thing is transported directly to the location stated in the licence.
(6) Every person who receives a notice referred to in subsection (1) shall comply with the notice.
- SOR/97-85, s. 62
- SOR/2012-286, s. 57(E)
- SOR/2015-55, s. 5(F)
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