B-3.1 - Animal Welfare and Safety Act

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35. The Minister appoints, as inspectors, veterinary surgeons, agrologists, analysts or any other persons necessary to see to the enforcement of
(1)  this Act and the regulations; and
(2)  the provisions of the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife (chapter C-61.1) and the regulations that prescribe welfare– and safety–related rules applicable to wild animals that are companion animals.
For the purposes of this division, “animal”, in addition to the meaning given in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of section 1, means a wild animal that is a companion animal.
Inspectors must exercise their functions in the public interest, with honesty, impartiality and to the best of their ability. They must also undergo any training required by the Minister.
2015, c. 35, s. 7.