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Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act

ONTARIO REGULATION 59/09

GENERAL

Consolidation Period: From January 15, 2010 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment: O. Reg. 8/10.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

Additional powers and duties of Chief Inspector

1. (1) The Chief Inspector of the Society shall,

(a) establish qualifications, requirements and standards for inspectors and agents of the Society; and

(b) generally oversee inspectors and agents of the Society in the performance of their duties. O. Reg. 59/09, s. 1 (1).

(2) The Chief Inspector of the Society shall appoint inspectors and agents of the Society and may revoke any such appointment. O. Reg. 59/09, s. 1 (2).

Society etc. deemed owner of animal with unknown owner, custodian — prescribed period

2. For the purpose of section 15.1 of the Act, the Society or affiliated society is deemed to be the owner of an animal if no person is identified as the animal’s owner or custodian within three business days after the day the Society or affiliated society took custody of the animal. O. Reg. 59/09, s. 2.

Forms

3. (1) An information to obtain a warrant under subsection 12 (1) of the Act shall be in Form 1. O. Reg. 59/09, s. 3 (1).

(2) A warrant issued under subsection 12 (1) of the Act shall be in Form 2. O. Reg. 59/09, s. 3 (2).

(3) An information to obtain a warrant to enter and inspect premises under subsection 11.5 (1) of the Act shall be in Form 3. O. Reg. 59/09, s. 3 (3); O. Reg. 8/10, s. 1 (1).

(4) A warrant to enter and inspect premises issued under subsection 11.5 (1) of the Act shall be in Form 4. O. Reg. 59/09, s. 3 (4); O. Reg. 8/10, s. 1 (2).

(5) An information to obtain a telewarrant under subsection 12 (2) of the Act shall be in Form 5. O. Reg. 59/09, s. 3 (5).

(6) A telewarrant authorizing entry and inspection of premises issued under subsection 12 (2) of the Act shall be in Form 6. O. Reg. 59/09, s. 3 (6).

(6.1) An information to obtain a telewarrant to enter and inspect premises under subsection 11.5 (1.1) of the Act shall be in Form 6.1. O. Reg. 8/10, s. 1 (3).

(6.2) A telewarrant to enter and inspect premises issued under subsection 11.5 (1.1) of the Act shall be in Form 6.2. O. Reg. 8/10, s. 1 (3).

(7) An information under subsection 14 (1.1) of the Act for an order to keep an animal removed under subsection 14 (1) of the Act shall be in Form 7. O. Reg. 59/09, s. 3 (7).

(8) An order under subsection 14 (1.1) of the Act to keep an animal removed under subsection 14 (1) of the Act shall be in Form 8. O. Reg. 59/09, s. 3 (8).

(9) An order under subsection 14 (1.4) of the Act to return an animal removed under subsection 14 (1) of the Act shall be in Form 9. O. Reg. 59/09, s. 3 (9).

(10) The Forms prescribed by subsections (1) to (9) are the forms described in the Table to this section and available from the Government of Ontario Central Forms Site website. O. Reg. 59/09, s. 3 (10).

TABLE

Form Number

Form Name

Date of Form

1

Information to Obtain Warrant (Animal in Distress)

March 2009

2

Warrant (Animal in Distress)

March 2009

3

Information to Obtain Warrant (Enter and Inspect)

January 2010

4

Warrant (Enter and Inspect)

January 2010

5

Information to Obtain Telewarrant (Animal in Distress)

March 2009

6

Telewarrant (Animal in Distress)

March 2009

6.1

Information to Obtain Telewarrant (Enter and Inspect)

January 2010

6.2

Telewarrant (Enter and Inspect)

January 2010

7

Information to Obtain Order to Keep Animal

January 2010

8

Order to Keep Animal

January 2010

9

Order to Return Animal

March 2009

O. Reg. 59/09, s. 3, Table; O. Reg. 8/10, s. 2.

4. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation). O. Reg. 59/09, s. 4.

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