Livestock Identification Act, RSBC 1996, c 271 »

The Livestock Identification Act establishes a system for the registration of brands, brand inspection, and for the transfer of brands. In addition, the Act authorizes the appointment of inspectors and provides for their powers and duties. Associated Regulations: Livestock Identification…

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Pound Districts Regulation, BC Reg 66/81 »

The Pound Districts Regulation regulates the establishment of a pound district, the capture and impoundment of livestock, as well as the sale of impounded livestock. In addition, the Regulations prescribe duties of pound keepers, including physical standards of care relating…

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Livestock Regulations, BC Reg 67/81 »

The Livestock Regulations regulate the types of animals permitted to be at large within a livestock district, as well as prescribe rules related to the establishment of a bull control committee and bull control areas. The enabling statute for these…

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Livestock Act, RSBC 1996, c 270 »

The Livestock Act regulates livestock at large in the Province of British Columbia. Specifically, the Act authorizes the establishment of livestock districts for the purpose of allowing livestock to be at large within the prescribed districts. In addition, the Act…

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Food Premises Regulation, BC Reg 210/99 »

The Food Premises Regulation regulates the construction and operation of food service establishments, where food is sold or prepared for public consumption. In regard to animals, the operator of food premises are prohibited to allow live animals to be on…

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Game Farm Regulation, BC Reg 232/91 »

The Game Farm Regulation provides for the application of a game farm licence and specifies the terms and conditions to be complied by licensees.  Specifically, the Regulation prohibits the removing of antlers from game animals without administering a nerve blocking…

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Game Farm Act, RSBC 1996, c 168 »

The Game Farm Act enables the development and production of the game farming industry, which includes the captive rearing of fallow deer, bison and reindeer. Specifically, the Act establishes a licensing process for agricultural production of game, and ensures control…

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Fur Farm Regulation, BC Reg 310/59 »

The Fur Farm Regulation regulates the practice of fur farming and provides minimum standards of care regarding animal feed and water, enclosures, sanitation, and health. In addition, the Regulations mandate the keeping of prescribed records, and provide for the control…

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Fur Farm Act, RSBC 1996, c 167 »

The Fur Farm Act provides a licensing system for fur farming operations, and is applicable to prescribed animals, wild by nature, kept in captivity for the commercial purpose of their pelts. In practice it applies to mink, marten, fisher, fox,…

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Forest Recreation Regulation, BC Reg 16/2004 »

The Forest Recreation Regulation establish rules regarding the use of designated recreation sites. In regard to animals, the Regulation prohibits harassing, injuring or killing wildlife or any other kind of animal. In addition, the Regulation authorize the restraint of companion…

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Meat Inspection Regulation, BC Reg 349/2004 »

The Meat Inspection Regulation regulates the slaughtering of meat sold for human consumption. All animals slaughtered must be inspected both before and after slaughter to prevent contamination or unsafe consumption of animal food. The enabling statute for this Regulation is…

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Food Safety Act, SBC 2002, c 28 »

The Food Safety Act mandates that operators of food establishments are responsible for ensuring that their food is safe for human consumption. In addition, the Act establishes a licensing system for food establishments, including licence suspension or amendments if the…

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Fisheries Act, RSBC 1996, c 149 »

The British Columbia Fisheries Act provides for licensing and regulatory control of activities associated with commercial fisheries and aquaculture operations. The Act also provides for the licensing of fish processing plants, fish buying establishments, fishers selling their own catch, and…

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Fish Inspection Regulation, BC Reg 12/78 »

The Fish Inspection Regulation regulates activities concerning the handling, processing, storing, grading, packaging, marking, transporting, marketing and inspection of fish and fish products. The enabling statute for this Regulation is the Fish Inspection Act, RSBC 1996, c 148.

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