Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Order (C.R.C., c. 183)

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Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Order

C.R.C., c. 183

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS MARKETING ACT

Order Granting Authority to Regulate the Marketing in Interprovincial and Export Trade of Flue-Cured Tobacco Produced in Ontario

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as the Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Order.

Interpretation

 In this Order,

Act

Act means The Farm Products Marketing Act of Ontario; (Loi)

Board

Board means The Farm Products Marketing Board of Ontario established pursuant to the Act; (Régie)

Commodity Board

Commodity Board means The Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers' Marketing Board established pursuant to the Act; (Office de commercialisation)

Plan

Plan means The Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers' Marketing Plan established and amended from time to time pursuant to the Act, and any regulations made pursuant to the Act to give effect to the Plan; (Plan)

tobacco

tobacco means unmanufactured flue-cured tobacco produced in Ontario. (tabac)

Interprovincial and Export Trade

 The Board and the Commodity Board are each authorized to regulate the marketing of tobacco in interprovincial and export trade and for such purposes may, with respect to persons and property situated within the Province of Ontario, exercise all or any powers like the powers exercisable by it in relation to the marketing of tobacco locally within that province under the Act and the Plan.

  • SOR/85-1105, s. 1.

Levies

 The Board and the Commodity Board may, in relation to the powers granted to it by section 3 with respect to the marketing of tobacco in interprovincial and export trade,

  • (a) fix and impose by order and collect levies or charges from persons situated in the Province of Ontario who are engaged in the production or marketing of tobacco and for that purpose classify those persons into groups and, by order, fix the levies or charges payable by the members of the different groups in different amounts; and

  • (b) use the levies or charges for the purposes of the Board and the Commodity Board, including the creation of reserves, and the payment of expenses and losses resulting from the sale or disposal of tobacco, and the equalization or adjustment among tobacco producers of moneys realized from the sale of tobacco during such period or periods of time as the Board or the Commodity Board may determine.

  • SOR/85-1105, s. 2.
 
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