Maple Products Regulations (C.R.C., c. 289)

Regulations are current to 2014-07-22 and last amended on 2011-09-30. Previous Versions

  •  (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.

 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.
  •  (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.