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

Regulations are current to 2015-08-04 and last amended on 2015-04-01. Previous Versions

PART VIMPORT, EXPORT AND INTERPROVINCIAL TRADE

[SOR/86-811, s. 1]
  •  (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).
  •  (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 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;
  • SOR/2015-78, s. 2.
  •  (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.