Experimental Farm Stations Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. E-16)

Act current to 2014-09-15

Experimental Farm Stations Act

R.S.C., 1985, c. E-16

An Act respecting experimental farm stations

SHORT TITLE

Marginal note:Short title

 This Act may be cited as the Experimental Farm Stations Act.

  • R.S., c. E-14, s. 1.

INTERPRETATION

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,

“farm station”

« station »

“farm station” means an experimental farm station established under this Act;

“Minister”

« ministre »

“Minister” means the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-16, s. 2;
  • 1994, c. 38, s. 25.

ESTABLISHMENT OF FARM STATIONS

Marginal note:Principal and regional farm stations
  •  (1) The Governor in Council may establish a farm station for

    • (a) the Provinces of Ontario and Quebec jointly, which shall be the principal or central farm station;

    • (b) the Provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island jointly;

    • (c) the Province of British Columbia;

    • (d) the Province of Manitoba;

    • (e) the Provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta and the Northwest Territories and Nunavut jointly; and

    • (f) the Province of Newfoundland.

  • Marginal note:Control of farm stations

    (2) Farm stations shall be under the direction and control of the Minister, subject to such regulations as are made by the Governor in Council.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-16, s. 3;
  • 1993, c. 28, s. 78.
Marginal note:Land for farm stations

 The Governor in Council may, for the purpose of establishing farm stations,

  • (a) acquire an extent of land in the vicinity of the seat of Government, for the central farm station, and an extent of land in any one of the Provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island, and an extent of land in the Province of British Columbia, for the farm stations mentioned in paragraphs 3(1)(b) and (c);

  • (b) set apart in the Province of Manitoba, and in any one of the Provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta and the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, such tracts of unoccupied available public lands, being the property of Canada, as are necessary for the farm stations mentioned in paragraphs 3(1)(d) and (e); and

  • (c) acquire such other areas of land as may be necessary for the establishment of such other farm stations, or for additions to existing farm stations, as may be considered advisable and in the public interest.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-16, s. 4;
  • 1993, c. 28, s. 78.