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Health of Animals Regulations

Version of section 154 from 2006-03-22 to 2020-02-19:

 Every sea carrier shall ensure that, on every vessel in which animals are transported,

  • (a) every bovine not transported in a pen is securely tied by the head or neck to a securing rail with a halter or with a rope not less than 12.5 millimetres (1/2 inch) in diameter in such a manner as to stand athwartships facing a passageway;

  • (b) every equine is secured by ropes in such manner as to prevent the animal from biting other animals or striking its head on the deck above; and

  • (c) sheep, goats and swine are transported in pens or in enclosed containers.

  • SOR/78-69, s. 37

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