Ontario Milk Order (C.R.C., c. 215)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20

Ontario Milk Order

C.R.C., c. 215

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS MARKETING ACT

Ontario Milk Order

 [Repealed, SOR/2001-16, s. 7]

Interpretation

 In this Order,

Act

Act means The Milk Act, 1965 of Ontario; (Loi)

Commodity Board

Commodity Board means The Ontario Milk Marketing Board or the Ontario Cream Producers’ Marketing Board, established pursuant to the Act; (Office de commercialisation)

Commission

Commission means The Milk Commission of Ontario; (Commission)

milk

milk means milk or cream from cows, produced for consumer use in liquid form in Canada; (lait)

Plan

Plan means any plan for the marketing of milk established from time to time pursuant to the Act and any regulation made by the Commission pursuant to the Act. (Plan)

  • SOR/2001-16, s. 8.

Application

 This Order applies in respect of milk produced in the Province of Ontario and milk referred to in paragraph 3(1)(b) produced in the Province of Quebec.

  • SOR/2001-16, s. 9.

Interprovincial Trade

[SOR/2001-16, s. 10]
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Commission and the Commodity Board are each authorized to regulate the marketing of milk in interprovincial trade and for such purposes may exercise all or any powers like the powers exercisable by them in relation to the marketing of milk locally within the Province of Ontario under the Act and the Plan, with respect to

    • (a) persons and property situated within the Province of Ontario, except persons who ship milk produced in that province to the Province of Quebec; and

    • (b) persons situated within the Province of Quebec who ship milk produced in that province to the Province of Ontario.

  • (2) The authority to regulate the marketing of milk in interprovincial trade does not include any power that is exercised by the Canadian Dairy Commission under the Canadian Dairy Commission Act in relation to the marketing of milk in interprovincial trade.

  • SOR/2001-16, s. 11.

Levies or Charges

 The Commodity Board may, in relation to the powers granted to it under section 3,

  • (a) fix and impose levies or charges on milk or any component of milk and collect those levies or charges from persons described in subsection 3(1) who are engaged in the production or marketing of milk and for that purpose may classify those persons into groups and 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 Commodity Board, including the creation of reserves, the payment of expenses and losses resulting from the sale or disposal of milk and the equalization or adjustment among producers of milk of moneys realized from the sale of milk during such period or periods of time as the Commodity Board may determine.

  • SOR/78-742, s. 1;
  • SOR/2001-16, s. 12.
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