The bill amends the Meat Inspection Act and the Safe Food for Canadians Act to prohibit with some exceptions the interprovincial shipping or the importing or exporting of horses for slaughter for human consumption or the production of meat products for human consumption.
The bill does not concern a question that is outside federal jurisdiction. It does not clearly violate the Constitution Acts. It does not concern a question that is substantially the same as one already voted on by the House of Commons. It does not concern a question that is currently on the order paper or notice paper.