Mr. Chairman, I believe the fish inspection regulation applies in some cases to the movement of fish from province to province. However, the Fish Inspection Act is only effective in a province if approval by order in council of the province concerned has been received. I know that it applies in several provinces. In the Atlantic provinces, for example, where the fishing industry is of major importance, the fish inspection regulations have been accepted in most cases in respect of the movement of fish from province to province. The Fish Inspection Act is
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Fish Inspection Act
applicable in respect of fish moving from province to province if such fish is to be exported. This applies particularly with regard to freshwater fish which moves, for instance, from Manitoba to Ontario before it is exported.
Clause 1 agreed to.
Clause 2 agreed to.
On clause 3-Dealing in tainted, decomposed or unwholesome fish.
Topic: FISH INSPECTION ACT
Subtopic: AMENDMENTS RESPECTING CONTAINERS, PROCESSING, ETC.