S270 ~ Horse Protection Act

By: The Hon. Pierre Dalphond

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Maman statue and the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Bill S-270 — An Act to amend the Health of Animals Act and the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (live horses)

Sponsor: Senator Pierre J. Dalphond


This Act amends the Health of Animals Act to prohibit the export from Canada of live horses and other equines for slaughter. It also amends the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations to make the administrative monetary penalty regime set out in those regulations applicable to a violation of the prohibition on the export of live horses or other equines for slaughter.

For more information, visit LEGISinfo

News release
Jann Arden and Senator Dalphond announce bill to ban export of live horses for slaughter overseas


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