Prairie Dog and Certain Other Rodents Importation Prohibition Regulations
The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, pursuant to section 14 of the Health of Animals ActFootnote a, hereby makes the annexed Prairie Dog and Certain Other Rodents Importation Prohibition Regulations.
Return to footnote aS.C. 1990, c. 21
Ottawa, September 10, 2003
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
1 No person shall import into Canada or any Canadian port during the period beginning on the day on which these Regulations come into force and ending on January 31, 2008, any of the following:
(a) prairie dogs (Cynomys sp.), African Giant Pouched Rats (Cricetomys gambianus) or any squirrel of the family Sciuridae, from any country; and
(b) any other member of the order Rodentia from Africa.
1.1 Section 1 does not apply to animals that are imported for scientific research, zoological collections or educational purposes.
- SOR/2004-240, s. 1
Coming into Force
2 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.
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