Health of Animals Regulations
186 (1) If an animal bearing an approved tag is slaughtered at an abattoir or otherwise dies at an abattoir, the operator of the abattoir
(a) may remove any tag from the animal or the animal’s carcass; and
(b) in the case of a bison or a bovine, shall report the death of the animal and the number of the approved tag to the administrator within 30 days after the death.
(2) The operator of an abattoir where an animal bearing an approved tag is slaughtered shall maintain the ability to identify the animal’s carcass in the abattoir until the carcass is approved for human consumption or is condemned.
(3) If an animal bearing an approved tag or an approved tag that has been revoked is slaughtered, or otherwise dies, on a farm or ranch or at an auction barn, the operator of the farm, ranch or auction barn shall keep a record of the slaughter or death of the animal and the number of its tag.
(4) An organization that manages an animal identification system shall, if it receives the information referred to in paragraph (1)(b), report the information to the administrator within 30 days after receiving it.
(5) For the purposes of this section, abattoir includes a mobile abattoir.
- SOR/2000-416, s. 1
- SOR/2003-409, s. 8
- SOR/2005-192, s. 13
- SOR/2010-137, s. 5
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