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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2014


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 83/14

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 83/14

Fish Inspection Operations Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Fish Inspection Act

(Filed October 29, 2014)

Under the authority of subsection 4(2) of the Fish Inspection Act, I make the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, October 10, 2014.

Vaughn Granter
Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.3 R&S
Establishment requirements


NLR 76/07
as amended

        1. Section 3 of the Fish Inspection Operations Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Establishment requirements

        3. (1) An establishment shall only be used for, or in connection with, the handling, processing, storing, grading, transporting or marketing of fish where

             (a)  the operator of the establishment holds a fish processing licence issued under the Fish Inspection Administrative Regulations; and

             (b)  the establishment has a certificate of registration issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

             (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), an in-province retail fish establishment shall only be used for, or in connection with, the handling, processing, storing, grading, transporting or marketing of fish where the operator of the in-province retail fish establishment holds the following licences:

             (a)  a valid fish processing licence issued under the Fish Inspection Administrative Regulations; and

             (b)  a valid licence issued under the Food Premises Regulations.

             (3)  Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to the following establishments:

             (a)  an establishment used exclusively by a fish harvester for washing, gutting, sorting, handling, drying or icing his or her catch;

             (b)  an establishment used exclusively by a person licensed under the Aquaculture Act for the cultivation of bivalve molluscs for washing, handling or icing his or her harvest; and

             (c)  an establishment used by a person for the processing of fish for a purpose other than human consumption.

             (4)  The operator of an establishment shall ensure that a copy of the current fish processing licence issued to the operator is prominently displayed in the establishment.