6.2.1. Slaughtering: The slaughtering of an animal must be done only in a slaughterhouse in conformity with this Regulation if the meat of the said animal is intended for sale for human consumption or to serve as food for a person other than the person who is slaughtering.
However, Division 6.3 applies only to a slaughterhouse whose operator is required to hold a permit pursuant to subparagraph a of the first paragraph of section 9 of the Act or who is mentioned in the second paragraph of that section.
However, the slaughterhouse of the operator mentioned in the third paragraph of section 9 of the Act must, at least, have the following rooms:
(a) a slaughter room;
(b) a cold room.
The first paragraph does not apply in the following cases:
(a) in the case of an animal referred to in section 1 of the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife (chapter C-61.1) that is confiscated or disposed of in accordance with that Act, provided the meat, subject to sections 22.214.171.124 to 126.96.36.199, is given to a philanthropic institution or organization that serves it free of charge and exclusively to its beneficiaries;
(b) in the case of caribou (Rangifer tarandus) hunted for commercial purposes under Chapter VII.1 of the Act respecting hunting and fishing rights in the James Bay and New Québec territories (chapter D-13.1).
R.R.Q., 1981, c. P-29, r. 1, s. 6.2.1; O.C. 314-95, s. 2.