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Health of Animals Regulations

Version of section 189 from 2006-03-22 to 2014-06-30:

  •  (1) Every person who imports an animal shall

    • (a) apply or cause the application of an approved tag to the animal either before importation or as soon as the animal reaches its initial destination; and

    • (b) report to the administrator

      • (i) the number of the approved tag, and

      • (ii) enough information about the origin of the animal to allow the origin to be traced.

  • (2) The report referred to in paragraph (1)(b) shall be made

    • (a) if a bison is being imported, within 60 days after importation;

    • (b) if a bovine is being imported, within 30 days after importation; or

    • (c) if an ovine is being imported, within 7 days after importation.

  • (3) Subsection (1) does not apply to an animal imported for immediate slaughter.

  • (4) Paragraph (1)(a) and subparagraph (1)(b)(i) do not apply to an animal bearing an official tag of the country of origin if the administrator considers that the tag bears information similar to the information required on an approved tag.

  • SOR/2000-416, s. 1
  • SOR/2003-409, s. 10
  • SOR/2005-192, s. 16(F)

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