Fur Farms Act, RSA 2000, c F-30 »

The Fur Farms Act regulates the operation of commercial fur farms in Alberta, including inspections, licensing, operation conditions, as well as providing for the health of fur bearing animals. In addition, the Act authorizes the killing of any dog that…

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Dangerous Dogs Act, RSA 2000, c D-3 »

The Dangerous Dogs Act regulates complaints received about dangerous dogs. Specifically, the Act authorizes a justice to make an order directing the manner in which a dangerous dog is kept, or that the dog be destroyed.

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Blind Persons’ Rights Act, RSA 2000, c B-3 »

Subject to limited exceptions, the Blind Persons’ Rights Act prohibits the denial of any accommodation,  services or facilities to any persons customarily accompanied by a service dog.  In addition, the Act provides for the identification of guide dogs. Associated Regulations:…

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Bee Act, RSA 2000, c B-2 »

The Bee Act regulates bees and bee-keeping in the Province of Alberta by imposing registration requirements, prohibiting persons from bringing bees into the province that are diseased or without permission, and granting powers to the Provincial Apiculturist to order that…

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Agricultural Pests Act, RSA 2000, c A-8 »

The Agricultural Pests Act empowers the Minister to regulate the destruction and control of pests. It also provides for appeal procedures to individuals served with compliance notice. The Act specifies that the destruction and control of pests must comply with…

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Agricultural Operation Practices Act, RSA 2000, c A-7 »

The Agricultural Operation Practices Act grants immunity to agricultural operations against nuisance claims, provided that such operations comply with the provisions in the Act, including what is deemed to be generally accepted agricultural practices. In addition, the Act provides for…

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R v Gauchier, 2013 ABQB 30 »

Appeal by two accuseds from a conviction for illegally hunting in the road corridor wildlife sanctuary. At trial, the Court found that the appellants did not have a treaty right to hunt in the area of concern and were convicted…

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Animal Protection Regulation, Alta Reg 203/2005 »

The Animal Protection Regulation prescribes standards of care relating the  keeping of animals for research and testing purposes, provides for the designation of humane societies, regulates the operation of livestock market and assembling stations, as well as regulates the transportation…

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Animal Protection Act, RSA 2000, c A-41 »

Subject to listed exceptions, the Animal Protection Act prohibits a person to cause an animal to be in distress. Accordingly, the Act provides minimum physical standards of care for animals, outlines the powers and duties of peace officers, as well…

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Animal Keepers Act, SA 2005, c A-40.5 »

The Animal Keepers Act outlines the rights and responsibilities of people who receive payment for boarding, feeding or caring for an animal that is owned by another person. Specifically, the Act establishes a priority lien on any animal or gear…

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Animal Health Act, SA 2007, c A-40.2 »

The Animal Health Act aims to prevent and control animal related diseases. Specifically, the Act  provides for the designation of diseases, disclosure of information about the diseased animal, quarantine of the animal, establishment of surveillance and control zones, destruction of…

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Area Development Act, RSY 2002, c 10 »

The Area Development Act provides for the designation of an area in the Yukon as a development area, where it is in the public interest to regulate the orderly development of the area. The Act also authorizes making regulations respecting…

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