16.1 (1) A person who wishes to obtain an export certificate for a maple product that certifies that the product meets the requirements of these Regulations shall
(a) submit an application, in a form provided by the Agency, duly completed in duplicate, to an inspector or at the nearest inspection office, containing the following information:
(i) the date and place of the application,
(ii) the registration number of the establishment in which the maple product was prepared,
(iii) the name and address of the exporter,
(iv) the name and address of the consignee,
(v) the name of the carrier,
(vi) the date the shipment is to go forward,
(vii) a description of the maple product and any identification marks, including the grade and colour class claimed and the brand name,
(viii) the number of shipping containers and the size, number and kind of containers per shipping container,
(ix) a statement that the maple product mentioned in the application is sound, wholesome and edible and that it meets the requirements of the Act and these Regulations,
(x) the signature of the applicant, and
(xi) whether or not a block inspection is requested;
(b) have the product inspected by an inspector; and
(c) pay the applicable fee prescribed by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Fees Notice, in accordance with the conditions of payment set out in that Notice.
(2) An inspector may carry out a block inspection if
(a) the maple product is prepackaged;
(b) the individual lots that make up a block of that maple product are easily identifiable; and
(c) the total net quantity of maple product in the block does not exceed 40,000 kg.
- SOR/89-267, s. 4;
- SOR/97-302, s. 7;
- SOR/2000-183, s. 14;
- SOR/2000-184, s. 15.
17. No person shall convey from one province to another any maple product for which standards are set out in Schedule II unless it
(a) complies with those standards; and
(b) is packed and marked in accordance with Part II and Part III.
- SOR/89-267, s. 5.
18. (1) This Part does not apply in respect of a shipment of maple products that
(a) in the case of maple syrup, does not exceed 100 L;
(b) in the case of maple products other than maple syrup, weighs 25 kg or less;
(c) is part of an immigrant’s effects;
(d) is carried on any vessel, train, motor vehicle, aircraft or other means of transportation for use as food for the crew or passengers thereof;
(e) is consigned to a national or international exhibition, weighs 100 kg or less, and is not intended for sale in Canada; or
(f) is imported from the United States onto the Akwesasne Reserve for use by an Akwesasne resident.
(2) Paragraph (1)(f) does not apply in respect of a maple product shipped to Canada from another country through the United States, where the shipment is bonded.
(3) For the purpose of paragraph (1)(f), “Akwesasne resident” means any individual who has established permanent residence on the Akwesasne Reserve.
- SOR/86-811, s. 2;
- SOR/92-9, s. 1;
- SOR/97-302, s. 8.
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