B-3.1, r. 1 - Regulation respecting the designation of other animals governed by the Animal Welfare and Safety Act

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chapter B-3.1, r. 1
Regulation respecting the designation of other animals governed by the Animal Welfare and Safety Act
Animal Welfare and Safety Act
(chapter B‑3.1, s. 64, par. 1).
1. For the purposes of the Animal Welfare and Safety Act (chapter B‑3.1), animal, as defined in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of section 1 of the Act, also means an animal of one of the following species and their hybrids:
(1)  animals or fish within the meaning of the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife (chapter C‑61.1) kept in captivity for breeding purposes with a view to dealing in fur or in meat and other food products:
(a)  mammals:
i.  the American bison (Bison bison);
ii.  the water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis);
iii.  the red deer or elk (Cervus elaphus);
iv.  the sika deer (Cervus nippon);
v.  the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus);
vi.  the fallow deer (Dama dama);
vii.  the barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia);
viii.  the sheep (Ovis spp.);
ix.  the arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus);
x.  the wild boar (Sus scrofa);
xi.  the Himalayan tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus);
xii.  the yak (Bos grunniens);
(b)  birds:
i.  the ostrich (Struthio camelus);
ii.  the quail (Coturnix coturnix);
iii.  the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica);
iv.  the mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos);
v.  the muscovy duck (Cairina moschata);
vi.  the bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus);
vii.  the capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus);
viii.  the wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo);
ix.  the emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae);
x.  pheasants (Phasianus spp.);
xi.  francolins (Francolinus spp.);
xii.  the greater rhea (Rhea americana);
xiii.  the swan goose (Anser cygnoides);
xiv.  the greylag goose (Anser anser);
xv.  partridges (Alectoris spp.);
xvi.  the rock dove (Columba livia);
xvii.  the helmeted guineafowl (Numida meleagris);
In force: 2024-10-06
(c)  fish:
i.  the striped bass (Morone saxatilis);
ii.  the walleye (Sander vitreus);
iii.  the spotted wolffish (Anarhichas minor);
iv.  the arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus);
v.  the brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis);
vi.  the yellow perch (Perca flavescens);
vii.  the Atlantic salmon or landlocked salmon (Salmo salar);
viii.  the lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush);
ix.  the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss);
x.  the brown trout (Salmo trutta);
(2)  Other animals not covered by the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife:
(a)  the honey bee (Apis mellifera) kept for breeding purposes.
O.C. 1255-2021, s. 1.
2. In this Regulation, species and genera are classified according to the scientific nomenclature provided in the “Catalogue of Life: 2019 Annual Checklist” published by “Species 2000” and “Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)”.
The scientific nomenclature prevails over common names.
O.C. 1255-2021, s. 2.
3. (Omitted).
O.C. 1255-2021, s. 3.
REFERENCES
O.C. 1255-2021, 2021 G.O. 2, 4207