P-42, r. 9 - Artificial Insemination of Cattle Regulation

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chapter P-42, r. 9
Artificial Insemination of Cattle Regulation
ANIMAL HEALTH PROTECTION — ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION OF CATTLE
Animal Health Protection Act
(chapter P-42, s. 28).
P-42
April 1 2016
The fees prescribed in the Regulation have been indexed as of 1 April 2019 pursuant to the notice published in Part 1 (French) of the Gazette officielle du Québec of 16 March 2019, page 254. (s. 2)
DIVISION I
CONDITIONS FOR ISSUING AND RENEWING PERMITS
1. The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food shall issue permits in the following categories:
(1)  semen collection permit;
(2)  general insemination permit;
(3)  semen possession permit;
(4)  (paragraph replaced);
(5)  (paragraph replaced).
O.C. 690-88, s. 1; O.C. 151-90, s. 1; O.C. 1620-95, s. 1.
1.1. An owner or custodian of animals who carries out the artificial insemination of his own animals or of those of which he has permanent custody shall be exempt from the obligation to hold a general insemination permit.
O.C. 1620-95, s. 2.
2. Any person required to hold a permit under section 24 of the Animal Health Protection Act (chapter P-42) shall apply to the Minister for a permit for each establishment he intends to operate under his permit.
He shall attach to his application the fee for the permit in the form of a postal money order or cheque to the order of the Minister of Finance.
The permit fees are as follows:
(1)  for a semen collection permit: $3,944;
(2)  for a general insemination permit: $110;
(3)  for a semen possession permit: $62;
(4)  (subparagraph replaced);
(5)  (subparagraph replaced).
For the purposes of this section, “establishment” includes a vehicle in the case of an application for a semen possession permit authorizing delivery.
O.C. 690-88, s. 2; O.C. 151-90, s. 2; O.C. 1771-92 s. 1; O.C. 1620-95, s. 3.
2.1. The permit fees provided for in section 2 shall be indexed on 1 April of each year according to the rate of increase in the general Consumer Price Index for Canada for the period ending on 30 September of the preceding year, as determined by Statistics Canada. The fees shall be reduced to the nearest dollar where they contain a fraction of a dollar less than $0.50; they shall be increased to the nearest dollar where they contain a fraction of a dollar greater than $0.50.
The Minister shall inform the public, through the Gazette officielle du Québec or by such other means as he considers appropriate, of the indexing calculated under this section.
O.C. 1771-92, s. 2; O.C. 1620-95, s. 4.
3. A person who applies for a General Insemination Permit shall:
(1)  know the anatomy and physiology of the reproductive system of cattle, possess the skills required to carry out an act of artificial insemination and know the sanitary conditions therefor;
(2)  know the legislative and regulatory provisions applicable in Québec in that matter;
(3)  be able to deal with the health risks inherent in visiting multiple livestock outfits; and
(4)  master the techniques for the conservation of semen and for pedigree control.
Those qualifications shall be verified by means of an examination prepared by the Minister and held prior to the issue of the permit. To pass that examination, a candidate must obtain the pass mark for each category of aptitudes established in the first paragraph.
O.C. 690-88, s. 3; O.C. 726-94, s. 1; O.C. 1620-95, s. 5.
3.1. Any person referred to in section 3 shall attach to his application a certificate to the effect that he is authorized by a breeders’ association, formed under the Livestock Pedigree Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. 8 (4th Suppl.)), to carry out the insemination of purebred cattle or of cattle identified in the National Identification Program administered by such breeders’ association.
O.C. 1620-95, s. 5.
4. The permit shall contain the following particulars:
(1)  the name and address of the holder;
(2)  the permit number;
(3)  the date it comes into effect and the date of expiry;
(4)  the establishment for which it is delivered, if applicable;
(5)  the conditions, restrictions or prohibitions determined by the Minister under section 55.28 of the Act.
O.C. 690-88, s. 4.
5. A permit holder who intends to renew his permit shall meet the following conditions:
(1)  he shall apply to the Minister at least 90 days before the date of expiry of his permit;
(2)  he shall pay the amount prescribed in section 2 for the renewal fee of the permit by postal money order or cheque to the order of the Minister of Finance;
(3)  paragraph revoked.
O.C. 690-88, s. 5; O.C. 1620-95, s. 6.
5.1. An application for a permit and an application for renewal of a permit shall be made in writing and shall contain the following information:
(1)  the applicant’s name, address and telephone number and, where applicable, his fax number; the same information shall be given by the applicant’s representative, where applicable;
(2)  where applicable, the applicant’s business number in the enterprise register registered under the Act respecting the legal publicity of enterprises (chapter P-44.1);
(3)  the name under which the establishment or the vehicle is operated;
(4)  the address of the establishment or, in the case of a vehicle, the make, model, year and registration number;
(5)  the nature and class of the permit applied for;
(6)  the applicant’s signature or the signature of the applicant’s duly authorized representative.
O.C. 1620-95, s. 7.
6. Animals of species other than cattle are not subject to Division III of the Act.
O.C. 690-88, s. 6.
DIVISION II
SEMEN COLLECTION PERMIT
§ 1.  — Operation and organization of an establishment
7. A semen collection permit authorizes its holder to collect semen from cattle, keep it in his possession and deliver it.
O.C. 690-88, s. 7; O.C. 1620-95, s. 8.
8. A permit holder may not, on the premises where he carries out the activities covered by section 7, carry on other operations than those related to such activities.
O.C. 690-88, s. 8.
9. A permit holder shall have the following separate facilities in order to carry out the activities covered by section 7:
(1)  a barn for bulls in service, in a proving program or awaiting program results;
(2)  a quarantine area for bulls upon arrival;
(3)  an isolation area for sick bulls or bulls suspected of illness;
(4)  a room for the collection of semen;
(5)  a laboratory for the conditioning of semen;
(6)  a room for the conservation of semen;
(7)  office space;
(8)  for employees who come into contact with bulls, a room containing:
(a)  a sink;
(b)  a shower;
(c)  a toilet;
(d)  a locker for each employee;
(e)  a container for soiled clothes;
(9)  for other employees, a room containing:
(a)  a sink;
(b)  a toilet;
(c)  a container for soiled clothes;
(10)  a room for storing bedding and animal feed;
(11)  an area for storing soiled bedding.
O.C. 690-88, s. 9.
10. Any employee who may come in contact with bulls kept in an establishment where activities are carried out under permit and who was in contact with cattle elsewhere than in his workplace within the last 24 hours shall take a shower and dress with exclusive use clothes as soon as he enters the establishment.
O.C. 690-88, s. 10.
11. No person may enter a room where a bull is kept without having first walked through a disinfection footbath.
O.C. 690-88, s. 11.
12. A permit holder may not locate an establishment where bulls are kept less than 50 m from a lot where other cattle are kept.
O.C. 690-88, s. 12.
13. A permit holder must ensure that the bulls kept in an establishment where activities are carried out under permit cannot come closer than 50 m from a lot where other cattle are kept.
O.C. 690-88, s. 13.
14. In the construction of walls and floors in all facilities used for keeping bulls, a permit holder shall use materials that are hard, washable and can be disinfected.
In the construction of walls and floors in all facilities where semen in handled, he shall also use materials that are hard, smooth, washable and can be disinfected.
In a room used for collecting semen, he may use anti-skid materials to prevent bulls from slipping.
O.C. 690-88, s. 14.
§ 2.  — Staff
15. A semen collection permit holder shall employ permanently a member of the Ordre des médecins vétérinaires du Québec in order to enforce the health controls prescribed in this Division.
O.C. 690-88, s. 15.
16. A permit holder shall employ a person responsible for the laboratory where analysis, processing and conditioning of semen is performed as prescribed in this Division.
Such person shall hold a bachelor’s degree in a field related to these operations.
O.C. 690-88, s. 16.
17. No person may collect semen as prescribed in this Division unless he holds a secondary school diploma issued by the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports.
O.C. 690-88, s. 17.
18. No person may carry out semen analysis, processing or conditioning prescribed in this Division unless he holds a college diploma in medical laboratory technology or in another field related to such operations issued by the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology.
O.C. 690-88, s. 18; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204.
19. No person may carry out semen handling and delivery in vials prescribed in section 32 unless he holds a secondary school diploma issued by the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports.
O.C. 690-88, s. 19.
§ 3.  — Bulls
20. A semen collection permit holder shall, before admitting a bull to an establishment where activities are carried out under permit, obtain a certificate signed by a veterinary surgeon to the effect that:
(1)  in the case of a breeding bull, it is free from any defect of the genital organs or any hereditary disorder that is visible, known to him or that he suspects;
(2)  within 30 days before its admission, the bull had undergone tests proving that it was free from:
(a)  tuberculosis;
(b)  brucellosis;
(c)  leptospirosis;
(d)  malignant catarrh;
(e)  paratuberculosis;
(f)  bovine leucosis;
(3)  the herd from which the bull comes is free from any clinical sign of infectious disease.
O.C. 690-88, s. 20.
21. Upon admission of a bull to an establishment where activities are carried out under permit, a permit holder shall keep the bull in a quarantine area built for that purpose for at least 30 days, during which time the bull may not come in contact with any other animal.
O.C. 690-88, s. 21.
22. At least 30 days after the admission of the bull to the quarantine area, a permit holder shall obtain a certificate from a veterinary surgeon to the effect that the bull has undergone tests showing it to be free from the diseases mentioned in paragraph 2 of section 20 and uncontaminated by Campylobacter fetus or by Trichomonas foetus.
O.C. 690-88, s. 22.
23. A permit holder shall obtain a certificate from a veterinary surgeon to the effect that each bull:
(1)  has undergone annual tests showing that it is free from:
(a)  bovine leucosis;
(b)  paratuberculosis;
(c)  malignant catarrh;
(d)  trichomoniasis;
(e)  campylobacteriosis;
(2)  has undergone semi-annual tests showing that it is free from:
(a)  brucellosis;
(b)  tuberculosis;
(c)  leptospirosis;
(3)  has undergone quarterly tests showing that it is free from bovine leucosis, if it is younger than 24 months of age.
O.C. 690-88, s. 23.
24. A permit holder shall keep a sick bull in a quarantine area built for that purpose for the duration of its disease and he may not put it in service for that period.
O.C. 690-88, s. 24.
§ 4.  — Collection and conservation of semen
25. A semen collection permit holder shall have in his establishment where activities are carried out under permit, at least the following apparatus:
(1)  artificial vaginas;
(2)  a glass drier and sterilizer;
(3)  a microscope with heated stage;
(4)  scales;
(5)  an oven;
(6)  a sterilizer;
(7)  a cold room;
(8)  a filler and sealer of semen vials;
(9)  a freeze tray;
(10)  liquid nitrogen refrigerators for cooling and storage;
(11)  a disinfecting bath;
(12)  3 double boilers;
(13)  a spectrophotometer;
(14)  a hot plate;
(15)  a pH meter;
(16)  a distillator;
(17)  a glass washer;
(18)  a stove;
(19)  a magnetic stirrer;
(20)  a semen vial printer;
(21)  a thermocouple.
O.C. 690-88, s. 25.
26. The person carrying out the semen collection shall use for the collection a device which has been sterilized beforehand.
O.C. 690-88, s. 26.
27. A semen collection permit holder shall have a spermogram done on the volume and concentration of semen in each lot of fresh semen and a spermogram to determine the quantity of living spermatozoa after unfreezing in a vial taken from such lot.
O.C. 690-88, s. 27.
28. For the purposes of this Regulation, “lot” means the contents of ejaculates from a bull collected in the same day.
O.C. 690-88, s. 28.
29. A permit holder shall reject any ejaculate containing red blood cells, leucocytes or any foreign body.
O.C. 690-88, s. 29.
30. A permit holder shall add antimicrobial agents to any ejaculate, in a diluting medium, in sufficient quantity to prevent the development of microorganisms found in semen.
O.C. 690-88, s. 30.
31. A permit holder shall reject any unfrozen semen containing Haemophilus, Trichomonas foetus, Campylobacter fetus, Ureoplasma or Mycoplasma.
O.C. 690-88, s. 31.
32. The person responsible for analyzing, processing and conditioning semen shall place it in vials containing a minimum of 8 × 106 mobile spermatozoa after unfreezing.
O.C. 690-88, s. 32.
33. A semen collection permit holder shall indicate on each semen vial:
(1)  his international code of semen collection permit holder;
(2)  the name and code of the bull who supplied the semen;
(3)  the registration number of the bull;
(4)  the breed of the bull;
(5)  the date the semen was frozen or the lot number from which it comes.
O.C. 690-88, s. 33.
§ 5.  — Files
34. A semen collection permit holder shall keep a record containing the documents relating to his operations.
Such documents shall include:
(1)  for each breeding bull staying in the establishment where activities under permit are carried out:
(a)  its name and registration number;
(b)  its date of birth and breed;
(c)  its place of origin, the name and address of the seller or owner;
(d)  the date of its admission and the date it began service;
(e)  the pedigree of the animal and the results of the young sires proving program to which he was submitted;
(f)  the percentage of females inseminated once without being reinseminated between the 60th and 90th days following;
(g)  the date, nature and results of examinations, the name and address of the person who carried out the examinations, and where applicable, the diagnoses and the treatments prescribed;
(h)  the date and cause of death or extermination and manner of disposal of the carcass;
(i)  a certificate issued by a laboratory establishing its blood types and certifying the authenticity of the pedigree;
(j)  the registration certificate of any bull registered in the stud books of a breeders association;
(2)  for each ejaculate collected in the establishment where the activities under permit are carried out:
(a)  the identity of the bull, the name and address of the owner of the animal, where the bull is not owned by the permit holder;
(b)  the time at which the collection was made;
(c)  the name or initials of the person responsible for the collection and for each operation or examination to which the semen is subjected, the date and nature of such operations or examinations and the result of such examinations;
(d)  the volume of semen collected, rejected or conditioned, its concentration and degree of dilution;
(e)  the results of the quality tests carried out on fresh and frozen semen, including the results of the spermogram giving the concentration and motility.
O.C. 690-88, s. 34.
35. A permit holder shall also enter in a record any purchase of semen which was not produced in the establishment where activities under permit are carried out, giving:
(1)  the name and address of the establishment where the semen was produced or its international code number;
(2)  the name and address of the semen seller, if different from the person mentioned in paragraph 1;
(3)  the name, code and registration number of the bull and its breed;
(4)  the date the semen was frozen or the lot number of origin of the semen.
O.C. 690-88, s. 35.
36. A permit holder shall enter in a record any shipment of semen, giving:
(1)  the name, code and registration number of the bull who supplied the semen and its breed;
(2)  the date the semen was frozen or the lot number of origin of the semen;
(3)  the number of semen vials;
(4)  the shipping date;
(5)  the method of shipment of the semen;
(6)  the name and address of the customer, where applicable.
O.C. 690-88, s. 36.
37. A permit holder shall keep the records prescribed in this subdivision for a minimum of 15 years from the date of the last entry.
He shall keep them in the establishment under permit.
O.C. 690-88, s. 37.
DIVISION III
SEMEN DELIVERY
38. Any person who delivers semen and any person to whom semen has been delivered shall have a bill of lading or invoice giving at least, for each lot or part of lot, the information contained in the form in Schedule II.
O.C. 690-88, s. 38; O.C. 151-90, s. 3.
39. Any person who keeps semen in his possession shall store it in an establishment where the activities are carried out under permit, except during delivery.
O.C. 690-88, s. 39.
DIVISION IV
GENERAL INSEMINATION PERMIT
40. The holder of a general insemination permit may keep in his possession bovine semen, deliver it and carry on artificial insemination of animals.
O.C. 690-88, s. 40.
41. A permit holder shall reserve an area in a room used exclusively for the storage of semen he keeps in his possession and for keeping records under this Regulation.
O.C. 690-88, s. 41.
42. Before inseminating an animal, a permit holder shall:
(1)  unfreeze semen and put it in the inseminating device so as to avoid contamination or alteration of such semen;
(2)  verify the identity of the animal and refer to the herd register of the breeder in order to obtain the date of the last insemination of the animal.
O.C. 690-88, s. 42.
43. In order to inseminate an animal, a permit holder shall:
(1)  use disposable instruments where they come into contact with the genital tract of an animal;
(2)  wear a disposable glove;
(3)  clean the vulva of the animal in one sweeping motion with a disposable towel and not use any disinfectant;
(4)  insert and pull out carefully from the genital tract of the animal the instrument used for insemination;
(5)  completely deposit the semen in the anterior portion of the uterine cervix.
O.C. 690-88, s. 43.
44. After inseminating an animal, a permit holder shall:
(1)  disinfect the gun if it is soiled;
(2)  disinfect his hands;
(3)  disinfect his boots upon leaving the barn.
O.C. 690-88, s. 44.
45. Immediately after each insemination, a permit holder shall record the following particulars for himself, the owner of the animal and the semen collection permit holder:
(1)  the date and place of insemination;
(2)  the name and address of the breeder and the name of the permit holder or the permit number;
(3)  the breed, name and registration or identification number of the animal inseminated and of the bull that provided the semen;
(4)  the name and address of the establishment where the semen was produced or its international code number;
(5)  the indications and inscriptions found on the semen vial used;
(6)  in the case of a reinsemination, the date of the previous insemination, the serial number of the document certifying such insemination and the registration number and code of the bull and of the establishment that provided the semen used;
(7)  the serial number of the document in which such particulars are entered.
O.C. 690-88, s. 45.
46. A permit holder shall, for each lot or part of a lot he keeps in his possession, enter in a record the particulars prescribed in section 38.
O.C. 690-88, s. 46.
47. Section 36 applies to a general insemination permit holder.
O.C. 690-88, s. 47.
48. A permit holder shall keep in the establishment where activities under permit are carried out the records prescribed in this Division for a minimum period of 3 years from the date of the last entry.
He shall make them available for a minimum period of 15 years from the date of the last entry.
O.C. 690-88, s. 48.
49. A permit holder shall keep an up-to-date inventory of the semen owned by a breeder and kept by the permit holder.
O.C. 690-88, s. 49.
DIVISION V
(Revoked)
O.C. 1620-95, s. 9.
50. (Revoked).
O.C. 690-88, s. 50; O.C. 1620-95, s. 9.
51. (Revoked).
O.C. 690-88, s. 51; O.C. 1620-95, s. 9.
52. (Revoked).
O.C. 690-88, s. 52; O.C. 1620-95, s. 9.
53. (Revoked).
O.C. 690-88, s. 53; O.C. 1620-95, s. 9.
54. (Revoked).
O.C. 690-88, s. 54; O.C. 1620-95, s. 9.
DIVISION VI
SEMEN POSSESSION PERMIT
O.C. 1620-95, s. 10.
55. A semen possession permit holder may only keep semen in his possession and deliver it as permitted under the permit.
O.C. 690-88, s. 55; O.C. 1620-95, s. 11.
56. A permit holder shall reserve a room in an area used exclusively for storing semen he keeps in his possession and for keeping the records he must keep under this Regulation.
O.C. 690-88, s. 56.
57. A permit holder shall, for each lot or part of a lot he keeps in his possession, enter in a record the particulars prescribed in section 38.
O.C. 690-88, s. 57.
58. A permit holder shall keep in the establishment where activities under permit are carried out the records prescribed in this Division for a minimum period of 3 years from the date of the last entry.
He shall make them available for a minimum period of 15 years from the date of the last entry.
O.C. 690-88, s. 58.
DIVISION VI.1
(Revoked)
O.C. 151-90, s. 4; O.C. 1620-95, s. 12.
58.1. (Revoked).
O.C. 151-90, s. 4; O.C. 1620-95, s. 12.
58.2. (Revoked).
O.C. 151-90, s. 4; O.C. 1620-95, s. 12.
58.3. (Revoked).
O.C. 151-90, s. 4; O.C. 1620-95, s. 12.
58.4. (Revoked).
O.C. 151-90, s. 4; O.C. 1620-95, s. 12.
58.5. (Revoked).
O.C. 151-90, s. 4; O.C. 1620-95, s. 12.
58.6. (Revoked).
O.C. 151-90, s. 4; O.C. 1620-95, s. 12.
DIVISION VI.2
INSPECTION AND ENFORCEMENT
O.C. 1771-92, s. 3.
58.7. An authorized person who witnesses an offence against Division III of the Animal Health Protection Act (chapter P-42) or against this Regulation shall immediately draw up an offence report complying with the Regulation respecting the form of offence reports (chapter C-25.1, r. 2).
O.C. 1771-92, s. 3; O.C. 1828-93, s. 1.
58.8. An authorized person shall affix a numbered and dated slip on any lot of a product or equipment seized or confiscated under Division IV.2 of the Animal Health Protection Act (chapter P-42). In addition to the authorized person’s signature, the slip shall bear the particulars indicated in the model prescribed in Schedule IV.
Actions taken in respect of the seizure or confiscation of a product or equipment shall be recorded in minutes dated and signed by an authorized person and bearing the particulars indicated in the model prescribed in Schedule IV.1.
O.C. 1771-92, s. 3; O.C. 1828-93, s. 1.
58.9. Release from seizure shall be granted in writing by any authorized person where any situation provided for in section 55.20 of the Animal Health Protection Act (chapter P-42) or where the seized items must be returned under another Act.
Such release shall be dated and signed by the authorized person and shall bear the particulars indicated in the model prescribed in Schedule V.
O.C. 1771-92, s. 3; O.C. 1828-93, s. 1.
58.10. Every taking of samples gives rise forthwith to the drawing up of minutes, which shall be dated and signed by an authorized person.
Such minutes shall bear the particulars indicated in the model prescribed in Schedule VI.
O.C. 1828-93, s. 1.
58.11. All minutes shall be drawn up in triplicate in accordance with the model prescribed in Schedule IV.1 or VI, as the case may be.
The first copy shall be forwarded by the authorized person within 24 hours to the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation. A copy shall be left with the owner, holder or their representative, or with the person having custody of what has been taken, seized, destroyed or confiscated and, where applicable, with the representative of the carrier. A copy shall be kept by the authorized person.
O.C. 1828-93, s. 1.
58.12. Any sample taken shall be placed under seal and sent, together with the minutes, to the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation. If the nature of the product or substance is such as to require special preservation measures, the sample shall be sent immediately to the laboratory where such measures shall be taken. Such sending shall be mentioned in the minutes.
Seals shall be affixed to the sample container. Each sample shall be identified by a numbered tag bearing the particulars indicated in the model prescribed in Schedule VII.
O.C. 1828-93, s. 1.
58.13. Within 24 hours of its receipt, the sample shall be forwarded to the laboratory.
Within 8 days of receiving the sample or within the additional time period required to complete the analysis, the laboratory shall send the department a report containing the particulars indicated in the model prescribed in Schedule VIII.
O.C. 1828-93, s. 1.
DIVISION VII
TRANSITORY AND FINAL
59. Sections 17, 18 and 19 do not apply to a person who was a permit holder or an employee thereof on the date of coming into force of this Regulation.
O.C. 690-88, s. 59; O.C. 1620-95, s. 13.
60. (Revoked).
O.C. 690-88, s. 60; O.C. 1771-92, s. 4.
61. Any person contravening any of sections 7 to 27 and 29 to 58 is subject to the penalties prescribed by section 55.44 of the Animal Health Protection Act (chapter P-42).
O.C. 690-88, s. 61; O.C. 151-90, s. 5; O.C. 1620-95, s. 14.
62. (Omitted).
O.C. 690-88, s. 62.
63. (Omitted).
O.C. 690-88, s. 63.
(Revoked)
O.C. 690-88, Sch. I; O.C. 151-90, s. 6; O.C. 1771-92, s. 5; O.C. 1620-95, s. 15.
BILL OF LADING
O.C. 151-90.
(Revoked)
O.C. 1771-92, s. 6; O.C. 1828-93, s. 2.
SCHEDULE IV
(s. 58.8)
SEIZURE – CONFISCATION

SEIZURE
pursuant to: * Animal Health Protection Act (chapter P-42, s. 55.15)
* Marine Products Processing Act (chapter T-11.01, s. 45, par. 5)
Slip No. ____________________________
Animals * products * objects * or equipment *
(number/quantity, nature/species)

in the custody of
Minutes No.
Made at on
(place)
Authorized person
Address Telephone
N.B. s. 55.19: "No person may use or remove what has been seized or allow it to be used or removed without the authorization of the veterinary surgeon, inspector or analyst". (chapter P-42)
s. 39: "No person may use, remove or allow the removal of a marine product or object seized unless authorized by the inspector". (chapter T-11.01)


CONFISCATION

pursuant to: * Animal Health Protection Act (chapter P-42, s. 55.15)
* Marine Products Processing Act (chapter T-11.01, s. 45, par. 5)
Slip No. ____________________________
Animals * products * objects * or equipment *
(number/quantity, nature/species)

in the custody of
Minutes No.
Made at on
(place)
Authorized person
Address Telephone
N.B. s. 55.25: "Where an inspector believes on reasonable grounds that there is an establishment contemplated in section 30 an infirm animal or an animal affected with a contagious or parasitic disease, he may prohibit the sale of the animal and confiscate it to have it destroyed at the expense of the person having possession of it, as the Minister may direct". (chapter P-42)
O.C. 1771-92, s. 6; O.C. 1828-93, s. 3.
SCHEDULE IV.1
(ss. 58.8 and 58.11)
MINUTES

MINUTES
* SEIZURE * DESTRUCTION * CONFISCATION
pursuant to: * Animal Health Protection Act (chapter P-42, s. 55.15)
* Marine Products Processing Act (chapter T-11.01, s. 45, par. 5)
* Other Act

Name and address of person in charge Report No.

A- REASONS FOR ACTIONS TAKEN
Considering the * offence reort No. drawn up on
* seizure minutes bearing the same number and date
* analysis report No. dated
* judge’s or court’s order to destroy or confiscate dated
* notice to destroy mentioned in minutes No. dated
*
Concerning
(name and address of person concerned)
B- NATURE OF ACTIONS TAKEN
I seized form * I gave the notice to destroy to * I confiscated from *

(Name and address of the person who must destroy or from whom items have been seized or confiscated)
on ,at o’clock, the following products *, animals *, objects *, equipments or vehicules:




on the grounds of the offence report *, seizure minutes *, analysis report *, order *, notice of destruction *, or any other reason * indicated in A.
C- DESTRUCTION UNDER SUPERVISION OR CONFISCATION IN CASE OF REFUSAL
* The following objects have been destroyed under my supervision:

* I confiscated the following items because the possessor *, owner * or custodian * refused to destroy them:

D- SEIZURE OR CONFISCATION SLIPS
I affixed to those products *, animals * or lots *, seizure * or confiscation * slips, bearing the numbers:

I entrusted custody of the seized item, in accordance with the Act, to
(name and address of owner, possessor or custodian)
who cannot dispose of it or allow it to be removed without the consent of an authorized person.
E- OTHER OBSERVATIONS


Made in triplicate at Given to
(place) * Document(s) attached


SIGNATURES
I have personally observed the facts and taken the actions mentioned in *A *B *C *D *E I have personally observed the facts and actions mentioned in *A *B *C *D *E
Authorized person Authorized person
Surname and given names (in block letters) Surname and given names (in block letters)
Authorized person’s No. or position Authorized person’s No. or position
Signature Signature
(Form prescribed by regulation to be used as documentary evidence)
O.C. 1828-93, s. 3.
SCHEDULE V
(s. 58.9)
RELEASE

RELEASE

* TOTAL * PARTIAL

pursuant to: * Animal Health Protection Act (chapter P-42, s. 55.15)
* Marine Products Processing Act (chapter T-11.01, s. 45, par. 5)

Name and address of person in charge Report No.

Considering seizure carried out on
(Minutes No.)
pursuant to the abovementioned Act, of


(animals, products, projects or equipment)
then in the possession of
(name and address)
and presently in the custody of
(name and address)
Considering that, since the date of the seizure and after verification, it appears that, in respect of the items listed below:
* the animals *, products *, objects * or equipment * comply with the Act;
* the owner *, possessor * or custodian * has complied with the Act;
* the time period prescribed in the Act to institute proceedings is expired;
* the seized items must be returned under another Act;
Therefore, a release of the seizure is granted on

(animals, products, objects or equipment)
Made in triplicate at on
(place)

(signature of authorized person)

(address)

(telephone) (fax)
O.C. 1771-92, s. 6; O.C. 1828-93, s. 3.
SCHEDULE VI
(ss. 58.10 and 58.11)
SAMPLING MINUTES

SAMPLING MINUTES
pursuant to: * Animal Health Protection Act (chapter P-42, s. 55.15)
* Marine Products Processing Act (chapter T-11.01, s. 45, par. 5)
* Other Act

Name and address of person in charge Report No.

A- REASONS FOR ACTIONS TAKEN
Considering the reasons mentioned in offence report No. respecting
(name and address of person concerned)
dated , I took the samples described in the document attached hereto, to be shipped or delivered, at room temperature *, refrigerated * or frozen *, on at _________o’clock by
to the * Laboratoires d’expertise et d’analyses alimentaires or * Laboratoire de
(means of transport)
pathologie animale. Seals are affixed to the sample containers. Project No. At the time of the swabbing, the surface used was cm2.
B- SAMPLING (Method and procedures used - representativeness of the sample, etc.)










C- DESCRIPTION AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SAMPLE
In addition to the record number and the name and address of the person concerned, I indicated, on the document attached hereto, the data and characteristics that I have personally observed in respect of each sample, particularly the place where the sample was taken, its number, the seal number, nature of the product, trademark, number of the lot to which it belongs, quantity taken, temperature of the sample when it was taken and, where applicable, the date on which the sample product was packaged, its "best before" expiry date or any other information likely to prove the authenticity of the sample.
Made in triplicate at
(place) * Document(s) attached


SIGNATURES
I have personally observed the facts and taken the actions mentioned in *A *B *C I have personally observed the facts and actions mentioned in *A *B *C
Authorized person Authorized person
Surname and given names (in block letters) Surname and given names (in block letters)
Authorized person’s No. or position Authorized person’s No. or position
Signature Signature
(Form prescribed by regulation to be used as documentary evidence)
O.C. 1828-93, s. 3.
SCHEDULE VII
(s. 58.12)
SAMPLING TAG

SAMPLING TAG
pursuant to: * Animal Health Protection Act (chapter P-42, s. 55.15)
* Marine Products Processing Act (chapter T-11.01, s. 45, par. 5)
* Other Act
Minutes No. Sampling No.

(Product or object)

(Owner * Possessor *)


(Signature of authorized person)
O.C. 1828-93, s. 3.
SCHEDULE VIII
(s. 58.13)
ANALYSIS REPORT

ANALYSIS REPORT
pursuant to: * Animal Health Protection Act (chapter P-42, s. 55.15)
* Marine Products Processing Act (chapter T-11.01, s. 45, par. 5)
* Other Act

Name and address of person in charge Report No.

A- INFORMATION ON SAMPLES
Project No. Sampling minutes No.
Application for analysis No. dated
Offence report No. signed by
Seals No. Samples No.

PERSON NAMED IN MINUTES

(name and address)

B- DESCRIPTION OF SAMPLES TO BE ANALYSED

(quantity, nature of sample - product or animal species - and others)

C- CONDITIONS OF SAMPLES AND SEALS ON RECEIPT
The samples, shipped * or delivered * to the laboratory by have been received
on by , in good condition, at room temperature *, refrigerated * or frozen *, in closed containers, with unbroken seals affixed thereto, the whole in relation to the above-mentioned minutes.

D- BREAKING OF SEALS AND PRESERVATION OF SAMPLES BEFORE ANALYSIS
I broke the seals affixed to the sample containers and I forwarded the samples to a room to be kept at room
temperature *, refrigerated * or frozen * until the analysis.

E- ANALYSIS AND FINDINGS
(Remarks of a scientific nature according to professional practice in that matter - operations - findings)

On , I analysed the samples described in B and, on the basis of the data and results that I have personally observed and written on the document attached hereto, I submit the following findings:





F- CONCLUSIONS




Made in triplicate at R Document(s) attached
(place)


SIGNATURES
I have personally observed the facts, actions and conclusions mentioned in *A *B *C *D *E *F I have personally observed the facts and actions mentioned in *A *B *C *D *E *F
Person authorized to act as analyst for the purposes of the Act Person authorized to act as analyst for the purposes of the Act
Surname and given names (in block letters) Surname and given names (in block letters)
Specialty Specialty
Signature Signature
(Form prescribed by regulation to be used as documentary evidence)
O.C. 1828-93, s. 3.
REFERENCES
O.C. 690-88, 1988 G.O. 2, 2117
O.C. 151-90, 1990 G.O. 2, 543
O.C. 1771-92, 1992 G.O. 2, 5295
O.C. 1828-93, 1993 G.O. 2, 6997
O.C. 726-94, 1994 G.O. 2, 2058
O.C. 1620-95, 1996 G.O. 2, 1
S.Q. 2010, c. 7, s. 282
S.Q. 2010, c. 40, s. 92
S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 204