137. A keeping facility or a pool of water whose size does not comply with section 35 must comply not later than 31 December 2022, unless their size corresponds to at least 75% of those provided for in that section. In the latter case, the keeping facility and the pool of water must become compliant at the time they undergo major renovations.
The keeping facility of a high-risk mammal, a wild boar (Sus scrofa), a large reptile or venomous reptile that does not comply with Divisions 2 and 3 of Chapter 3 of Part III and Divisions 2 and 3 of Chapter 5 of Part III must comply not later than 31 December 2021, except for perimeter elements, wire mesh, overhangs or the clearance zone where they are designed to comply with at least 85% of the minimum measurements and not more than 115% of the maximum measurements provided for in Schedule 7. In the latter case, those components must become compliant at the time they undergo major renovations or where the keeping facility they are part of undergoes major renovations.
The first and second paragraphs apply only if the specimen currently kept in the keeping facility concerned was previously kept there before 6 September 2018.
For the purposes of this Part, “major renovations” means
(1) the replacement or reconstruction of a keeping facility;
(2) in the case of perimeter elements, wire mesh or overhangs, the replacement or transformation of more than 50% of the component concerned;
(3) in the case of the clearance zone, a new layout inside the keeping facility that requires the entry of machinery.
O.C. 1065-2018, s. 137; O.C. 770-2020, s. 111.