Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Marketing (Interprovincial and Export) Regulations

C.R.C., c. 186

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS MARKETING ACT

Regulations Respecting the Marketing in Interprovincial and Export Trade of Flue-Cured Tobacco Produced in Ontario

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Marketing (Interprovincial and Export) Regulations.

Interpretation

 In these Regulations,

Act

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

buyer

buyer means a person who buys tobacco; (acheteur)

Commodity Board

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

licensed buyer

licensed buyer means a buyer to whom a licence to buy tobacco has been issued by the Commodity Board but does not include a buyer whose licence has been suspended or revoked by the Commodity Board; (acheteur agréé)

marketing quota

marketing quota means a quota fixed and allotted to a person by the Commodity Board to market the quantity of tobacco specified by the Commodity Board; (contingent de vente)

Plan

Plan means The Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers’ Marketing Plan established pursuant to the Act and any regulations made thereunder to give effect to the Plan; (Plan)

tobacco

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

Application

 These Regulations apply only to the marketing of tobacco in interprovincial and export trade and to persons and property situated in the Province of Ontario.

Purchase and Sale

  •  (1) No person shall buy tobacco from any person other than the Commodity Board or a person to whom the Commodity Board has fixed and allotted a marketing quota.

  • (2) No person shall offer to sell or sell tobacco to any person other than the Commodity Board or a licensed buyer.

 No person shall offer to sell, sell or buy tobacco at any place other than a tobacco exchange operated by the Commodity Board.

Transportation

 No person shall ship or transport tobacco to any place other than a tobacco exchange operated by the Commodity Board unless he has prior written consent from the Commodity Board.

Marketing Quotas

  •  (1) All tobacco shall be marketed on a quota basis.

  • (2) No person to whom a marketing quota has not been fixed and allotted or whose quota has been cancelled shall market any tobacco.

  • (3) No person to whom a marketing quota has been fixed and allotted shall market any tobacco in excess of such marketing quota.

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