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C.C.S.M. c. A84: Table of Contents

C.C.S.M. c. A84

THE ANIMAL CARE ACT

DEFINITIONS
1(1) Definitions
(2) Reference to "Act" includes regulations
PROTECTION OF ANIMALS
2(1) Duties of owner
(2) Standards for essentials
3(1) Infliction of suffering prohibited
(2) Accepted activity re suffering
4(1) Accepted activities
(2) Standards for accepted activities
5 Prohibited practices and procedures
INTERVENTION
6(1) Animal in distress
(2) Accepted activity re distress
7(1) Appointment of animal protection officers
(2) Certificate to be provided
(3) Certificate to be produced
8(1) Entry and inspection of places and vehicles
(2) Assistance to animal protection officer
(3) Driver of vehicle must stop
(4) Animal in dwelling to be produced
(5) Warrant to search and seize re offence
(6) Subsequent action
(7) Warrant to enter dwelling re animal in distress
(8) Where warrant not necessary
(9) Duty to notify absent occupant
9(1) Care or seizure of animal in distress
(2) Notification re wildlife
10(1) Destruction of animal
(2) Notification of owner
11 Use of reasonable force
12 No obstruction
DEALING WITH SEIZED ANIMALS
13(1) Placement with caregiver
(2) Provision of care
(3) Changing caregiver
(4) Duty to notify director
14 Commercial animal may be sold
15(1) Objection by owner
(2) Timing for objection
(3) Order by minister
(4) Notice
(5) Director to deal with animal
16 Companion animal shall be returned
17(1) Companion animal may be sold
(2) Notice to owner
18(1) Objection by owner
(2) Timing for objection
(3) Animal to remain in the care of the caregiver
(4) Action by minister
(5) Notice
(6) Director to deal with animal
19(1) Other disposition
(2) Disposition for failure to pay
20 Transfer of ownership
COSTS AND SALE PROCEEDS
21(1) Owner liable for costs
(2) Statement of account
22(1) Objection to amount claimed
(2) Time for application
23(1) Proceeds of sale
(2) Care costs in excess of proceeds of sale
(3) Creditor rights
(4) Sale proceeds where owner unknown
24(1) Costs recoverable as debt due
(2) Lien on animal
LICENSING OF KENNELS AND BREEDERS
25 Kennel licences
26 Commercial breeding licences
27 Hobby breeding licences
28(1) Licence application
(2) Further information may be requested
(3) Security
(4) Form and amount of security
29(1) Issuing or refusing a licence
(2) Decision to issue
(3) Terms and conditions
(4) Compliance with Act and terms and conditions
(5) Licence to be displayed
30 Notice of refusal
31(1) Term of licence
(2) Licence not transferable
32 Suspension or cancellation of licence
33(1) Appeal
(2) Licence appeal board
(3) Chairperson
(4) Fees and expenses
(5) Hearing
(6) Decision
(7) Notice
(8) Director to comply
GENERAL PROVISIONS
34(1) Offences
(2) Directors and officers of corporations
35(1) Prohibition of ownership
(2) Offence to disobey order
36(1) Advisory committee
(2) Terms of reference
(3) Remuneration and expenses
37(1) Authority of director to appoint agents
(2) Retention of monies by agent
38 Immunity from action
39 Regulations
40 C.C.S.M. reference
41 Coming into force