14. (1) Subject to subsection (3), the Director must, on application by a person who has a financial interest in maple products in respect of which a certificate of inspection or an export certificate has been issued under section 13, grant an appeal inspection of those products.
(2) The application for an appeal inspection shall
(a) set out the reasons for requesting the appeal inspection; and
(b) be accompanied by a copy of the original certificate.
(3) The Director may refuse to grant an appeal inspection where
(a) the maple products cannot be made accessible for inspection;
(b) the maple products cannot be identified by the original certificate or the vehicle, if any, in which they were conveyed;
(c) less than 75 per cent of the lot of maple products is available for inspection;
(d) the person who applied for the appeal inspection has not indicated the reasons for requesting the appeal inspection or has not supplied a copy of the original certificate; or
(e) the applicable fee referred to in paragraph 13(1)(g) has not been paid.
(4) Where the Director grants an appeal inspection, the inspector carrying out the appeal inspection shall
(a) where the results of the appeal inspection substantiate the results of the original inspection, confirm the original certificate; and
(b) where the results of the appeal inspection do not substantiate the results of the original inspection with respect to any factor that could not have changed since the original inspection, issue a certificate rendering the original certificate null and void.
- SOR/97-302, s. 5;
- SOR/2002-354, s. 12;
- SOR/2004-80, s. 4.
IMPORT, EXPORT AND INTERPROVINCIAL TRADE
15. (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall export out of Canada or send or convey from one province to another any maple syrup unless it is marked with a grade name and meets the requirements for that grade set out in Schedule I.
(2) Maple syrup may be sent or conveyed from one province to another without being graded and marked as prescribed by these Regulations if
(a) it is packed in containers that have a capacity of more than 5 L; and
(b) it is to be graded or reprocessed at a packing plant registered under these Regulations.
- SOR/86-418, s. 2;
- SOR/2011-205, s. 19(F).
16. (1) No person shall market in export trade any maple product unless it is packed and marked in accordance with Parts II and III.
(2) Despite sections 12 and 15 and subsection (1), maple syrup or any other maple product that is not packed in a container of a size prescribed by these Regulations and not marked as prescribed by these Regulations may be marketed in export trade if
(a) the registration number issued to the operator of the packing establishment, to the sugar bush operator or to the maple syrup shipper is marked on the label of the container or appears on the bill of lading or contract of sale; and
(b) the label or other markings on the container do not misrepresent the quality, quantity, composition, characteristics, safety or value of the maple syrup or maple product.
- SOR/81-577, s. 5(F);
- SOR/89-267, s. 3;
- SOR/97-302, s. 6;
- SOR/98-154, s. 1;
- SOR/2000-184, s. 15;
- SOR/2002-354, s. 13.
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