Health of Animals Regulations
(a) on more than three decks, unless any additional deck is specially fitted for the transportation of animals;
(b) on a deck exposed to the weather, except in a container or in an enclosure forming part of the structure of the vessel;
(c) on a deck structure not suited for the transportation of animals;
(d) in a part of the vessel where their presence would interfere with the management, ventilation, operation or safety of the vessel;
(e) on a hatch above a compartment containing other animals; or
(f) on a hatch, if there is no other access to the space below.
(2) Every sea carrier shall ensure that
(a) no freight or feed for animals is loaded on a hatch above a compartment containing animals;
(b) a space of not less than 12.96 square metres (144 square feet) is kept free and clear at all times on a hatch on which animals are transported; and
(c) passageways are provided to permit the care and feeding of animals in holds and compartments.
- SOR/78-69, s. 36
- SOR/97-85, s. 83
- SOR/98-409, s. 14(F)
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