131. Carcasses and parts of animals: Meat unfit for human consumption may be eliminated only in accordance with the elimination procedures prescribed by the Regulation respecting food (chapter P-29, r. 1).
Sections 55 to 66 of the Act do not apply to the elimination of meat unfit for human consumption, where such elimination is carried out in compliance with the provisions of the Regulation respecting food and in facilities not governed by this Regulation.
Sheep or goat meat unfit for human consumption which, under the Regulation respecting food, may be sent to an elimination site may, if it consist of carcasses or parts of animals covered by a disposal order issued under section 3.4, 11.1 or 11.2 of the Animal Health Protection Act (chapter P-42) or under section 114 of the Regulation respecting the health of animals (C.R.C. c. 296; SOR/91-525 5 September 1991 (1991) No. 20 Can. Gaz. II, p. 3084), be admitted into a sanitary landfill site referred to in Division IV only if the latter meets either of the following conditions:
(1) it is a sanitary landfill site whose establishment or enlargement was authorized by order made under section 31.5 of the Act; or
(2) although an order has not been issued for that site, its waterproofness is similar to a site mentioned in subparagraph 1 and it has a system for collecting and treating leachates.
The operator of a sanitary landfill site that meets the conditions prescribed by subparagraph 1 or 2 of the third paragraph must accept meat unfit for human consumption mentioned in the said paragraph where it comes from the territory of the administrative region where the sanitary landfill site is located.
For the purposes of this section,
«meat unfit for human consumption» means the products mentioned in section 7.1.1 of the Regulation respecting food;
«administrative region» means any region established by Order in Council 2000-97 dated 22 December 1987, amended by Orders in Council 1399-88 dated 14 September 1988, 1389-89 dated 23 August 1989 and 965-97 dated 30 July 1997.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 14, s. 131; O.C. 195-82, s. 20; O.C. 859-98, s. 2; O.C. 492-2000, s. 5.