30.1. Every owner or custodian of ovines must, before 16 April 2004 or before the transfer of an ovine from an operation, whichever comes first, identify or have identified at the operation all the ovines kept by the owner or custodian in Québec on 17 March 2004 by affixing a chip tag to one of the ovine’s ears and a bar code tag to the other ear; both tags must comply with the requirements of section 3, bear the same identification number and be affixed to a single animal. Only ovine identification tags may be affixed to ovines.
The owner or custodian must also send to the Minister or, as the case may be, to the management body, his name and address, the name and address of the operation, the information referred to in subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph of section 2 and the information referred to in subparagraphs 3 to 10, 13 and 14 of that paragraph before 1 May 2004 or no later than the 45th day after the day of the transfer of the ovine from the operation, whichever comes first.
O.C. 161-2004, s. 21; O.C. 66-2009, s. 23.