P.E.I. Vegetable Seizure (Interprovincial and Export) Regulations
C.R.C., c. 239
Regulations Respecting Seizures of Certain Vegetables Produced in Prince Edward Island and Marketed in Interprovincial and Export Trade
1. These Regulations may be cited as the P.E.I. Vegetable Seizure (Interprovincial and Export) Regulations.
2. In these Regulations,
“Agency” means the Prince Edward Island Vegetable Growers Cooperative Association and includes any sub-agents thereof; (Agence)
- “Commodity Board”
“Commodity Board” means the Prince Edward Island Vegetable Commodity Marketing Board; (Office de commercialisation)
“container” means any bag, box or other receptacle in which vegetable is or can be packed, transported or marketed; (contenant)
“person” means any individual, firm, partnership, association or corporation that grows or markets vegetable and includes any servants or agents thereof; (personne)
“vegetable” means any turnip produced in the Province of Prince Edward Island. (légumes)
3. These Regulations apply only to vegetable when marketed in interprovincial and export trade and to persons and property situated in the Province of Prince Edward Island.
4. (1) Where it appears to a member or an authorized representative of the Commodity Board or a police constable that a vehicle is transporting vegetable in violation of any regulation or order of the Commodity Board, he may order the person in control of the vehicle to stop the vehicle.
(2) Where an order is given pursuant to subsection (1), the person in control of the vehicle shall forthwith stop the vehicle and permit it to be searched by the person who gave the order.
5. Where, in the opinion of any member or authorized representative of the Commodity Board, any vegetable is being or has been marketed in violation of any regulation or order of the Commodity Board, he may seize the vegetable and container and remove them from the motor vehicle or the premises in which they were seized and deliver them to the Commodity Board.
6. (1) Any vegetable that is seized pursuant to section 5 may be detained by
(a) attaching a detention tag on the premises where the vegetable was seized; or
(b) delivering a notice in writing of the seizure to any person who appears to be in control of the motor vehicle or in charge of the premises in which the vegetable was seized.
(2) No person other than a member or an authorized representative of the Commodity Board shall, without written authority from the Commodity Board, move, destroy, sell or offer for sale any vegetable in respect of which a detention tag has been attached or a notice of detention has been given pursuant to subsection (1).
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