Health of Animals Regulations
173 (1) The Minister may approve a tag, chip or other indicator for the identification of an animal, or the carcass of an animal, for the purposes of this Part.
(2) In applying subsection (1), the Minister shall take into account whether
(a) the tag, chip or other indicator bears a unique identification number;
(b) the tag, chip or other indicator may not readily be altered or otherwise tampered with;
(c) the tag, chip or other indicator is difficult to counterfeit;
(d) the identification number on the tag, chip or other indicator is easily and reliably readable; and
(e) the tag, chip or other indicator is designed to be retained by any animal to which it may be applied.
- SOR/2000-416, s. 1
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