The humane treatment of animals is the Provincial Government’s top priority when enacting animal health and protection legislation in Newfoundland and Labrador. Strong federal and provincial legislation helps ensure the safety and well-being of all animals.The Animal Health and Protection Act was enacted into legislation in 2012 and reviewed with public consultation in 2017. The Provincial Government is committed to working with the public and stakeholders to review the Act to ensure it continues to reflect the highest possible standards for animal health and protection.
As part of a review process, the Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture invited stakeholders and members of the public to provide input on the Animal Health and Protection Act and Regulations.
The Committee wishes to thank those who participated in this consultation process.
The collection of information was done under the authority of section 61(c) of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015, for the purpose of collecting public feedback for the Review of the Animal Health and Protection Act.
Any personal information that may have been received will be governed in accordance with the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015 and will only be used for the purpose of informing participants of public engagement results at the end of the process.
If you have any questions about how this information was collected, used and disclosed, please contact Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture ATIPP office at ATIPPFFA@gov.nl.ca.
If you have any questions or additional comments regarding the review of the Animal Health and Protection Act, please email AHPAReview@gov.nl.ca.