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Prohibition order in relation to secondary control zones in respect of rabies caused by canine-variant viruses

Whereas:

On June 28, 2022, secondary control zones were declared by the delegate of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food (the "Minister"), Dr. Siddika Mithani, President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, under subsection 27.1(2) of the Health of Animals ActFootnote 1 ("the act"), in respect of rabies caused by canine-variant viruses;

On September 28, 2022, an order was made under subsection 27.1(3) of that act designating animals as being capable of being affected or contaminated by rabies caused by canine-variant viruses ("Designation order");

The Minister has the power, under subsection 27.1(4) of that act to, by order, prohibit the removing from, moving within or taking into a secondary control zone a designated animal;

As an inspector, I have the authority under section 33 of that act to exercise the authority of the Minister under subsection 27.1(4) of that act;

Therefore, by virtue of this order, I prohibit the taking into, moving within or removing from, any of the secondary control zones, an animal designated under the designation order that originates from a country listed in the attached Schedule:

Dated at Ottawa, September 28, 2022
Dr. Mary Jane Ireland, Inspector

Schedule

High-risk countries for rabies caused by canine-variant viruses

Africa

Americas and Caribbean

Asia and the Middle East, Eastern Europe

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