Saskatchewan Egg Marketing Levies Order (C.R.C., c. 270)

Regulations are current to 2017-10-13

Saskatchewan Egg Marketing Levies Order

C.R.C., c. 270

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS MARKETING ACT

Order Providing for the Fixing, Imposing and Collecting of Levies From Certain Egg Producers in Saskatchewan

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as the Saskatchewan Egg Marketing Levies Order.

Interpretation

 In this Order,

Act

Act means The Natural Products Marketing Act of Saskatchewan; (Loi)

Commodity Board

Commodity Board means The Saskatchewan Commercial Egg Producers’ Marketing Board established pursuant to the Act; (Office de commercialisation)

eggs

eggs means any shell eggs of the domestic hen offered for sale for human consumption and produced in Saskatchewan; (oeufs)

layer

layer means a female chicken over six months of age that may produce eggs; (pondeuse)

period

period means a period of three consecutive calendar months commencing on January 1st, April 1st, July 1st or October 1st in any year; (période)

Plan

Plan means the Saskatchewan Commercial Egg Producers’ Marketing Plan established and amended from time to time pursuant to the Act; (Plan)

producer

producer means any person operating facilities for the production of eggs in the Province of Saskatchewan and marketing the production of 300 or more layers at any time during the calendar year; (producteur)

quota

quota means the number of layers the eggs of which a producer may market pursuant to quota orders made by the Commodity Board. (contingent)

Levies

  •  (1) Every producer shall pay to the Commodity Board, in addition to service charges set forth under the Plan, levies at the rate of $0.0125 per period for each layer in each period when the layer

    • (a) is available for production at any given time during that period; and

    • (b) is not in excess of the quota fixed and allotted to him.

  • (2) No levy is payable during any period for a layer that replaces another layer in respect of which a levy referred to in subsection (1) is payable or has been paid during that period.

 Every producer shall, in respect of every period, pay to the Commodity Board, not later than the 15th day of the month following the month in which the period commenced, the levies referred to in section 3.

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