Fertilizers Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-10)

Act current to 2014-10-27 and last amended on 2006-06-28. Previous Versions

Fertilizers Act

R.S.C., 1985, c. F-10

An Act to regulate agricultural fertilizers

SHORT TITLE

Marginal note:Short title

 This Act may be cited as the Fertilizers Act.

  • R.S., c. F-9, s. 1.

INTERPRETATION

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,

“analyst”

« analyste »

“analyst” means a person designated as an analyst pursuant to section 6;

“fertilizer”

« engrais »

“fertilizer” means any substance or mixture of substances, containing nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium or other plant food, manufactured, sold or represented for use as a plant nutrient;

“inspector”

« inspecteur »

“inspector” means a person designated as an inspector pursuant to section 6;

“label”

« étiquette »

“label” includes any legend, word, mark, symbol or design applied or attached to, included in, belonging to or accompanying any fertilizer, supplement or package;

“Minister”

« ministre »

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

“package”

« emballage »

“package” includes a sack, bag, barrel, case or any other container in which fertilizers or supplements are placed or packed;

“penalty”

« sanction »

“penalty” means an administrative monetary penalty imposed under the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act for a violation;

“prescribed”

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“prescribed” means prescribed by regulation;

“sell”

« vente »

“sell” includes sell, offer for sale, expose for sale, have in possession for sale and distribute;

“supplement”

« supplément »

“supplement” means any substance or mixture of substances, other than a fertilizer, that is manufactured, sold or represented for use in the improvement of the physical condition of soils or to aid plant growth or crop yields;

“Tribunal”

« Commission »

“Tribunal” means the Review Tribunal continued by subsection 4.1(1) of the Canada Agricultural Products Act;

“violation”

« violation »

“violation” means any contravention of this Act or the regulations that may be proceeded with in accordance with the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-10, s. 2;
  • 1994, c. 38, s. 25;
  • 1995, c. 40, s. 50;
  • 1997, c. 6, s. 48.