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Title or Working Title of the Regulatory Initiative

Compensation for Destroyed Animals Regulations

Description of the Objective

Amendments to the Health of Animals Act introduced through the 2012 Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act enabled the establishment of flexible, geographically defined zones for purposes of eradicating foreign animal diseases or controlling diseases that have become established in certain parts of Canada that could impact the animal sector.

As a result of the 2012 amendments to the Health of Animals Act, amendments to the Compensation for Destroyed Animals Regulations are needed toupdate the references to provisions of the Act to allow the Minister to grant compensation for costs of disposal where an animal is destroyed under section 27.6 of the Act, for example.

Enabling Act

Health of Animals Act

Indication of Business Impacts

There are no expected business impacts. 

Public Consultation Opportunities

These amendments will be published in the Canada Gazette, Part II in Winter 2018.

Departmental Contact

For more information

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit the Canada Gazette and Consulting with Canadians websites.

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