Allocation Method Order – Softwood Lumber Products (SOR/2007-166)

Regulations are current to 2017-09-27

Marginal note:Allocation to primary producers — historic export volume

 The allocation of the Quebec quantity to a primary producer that is based on their historic export volume is calculated in accordance with the formula

QQ × (PPE/TQE) × 94%

where

QQ
is the Quebec quantity;
PPE
is the volume of the primary producer’s products exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period; and
TQE
is the total volume of former softwood lumber products exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period.
Marginal note:Allocation to primary producers — historic production volume
  •  (1) The allocation of the Quebec quantity to a primary producer that is based on their historic production volume is calculated in accordance with the formula

    RP × (PPPV/TPV)

    where

    RP
    is the reserve pool calculated in accordance with section 8;
    PPPV
    is the volume of Quebec softwood lumber products that the primary producer produced during the period beginning on January 1, 2003 and ending on December 31, 2005; and
    TPV
    is the total volume of Quebec softwood lumber products produced during the period beginning on January 1, 2003 and ending on December 31, 2005 of all primary producers whose allocations are based on their historic production volume.
  • Marginal note:Records of production volume

    (2) The volume of Quebec softwood lumber products produced by a primary producer is based on records provided, with the consent of the primary producer, by the Government of Quebec to the Government of Canada.

Marginal note:Reserve pool
  •  (1) The reserve pool is calculated in accordance with the formula

    A + B + C

    where

    A
    is the volume of former softwood lumber products determined in accordance with subsection (2);
    B
    is the volume of former softwood lumber products determined in accordance with subsection (3); and
    C
    is the volume of former softwood lumber products determined in accordance with subsection (4).
  • Marginal note:Description of A

    (2) The volume of former softwood lumber products for the description of A in subsection (1) is calculated in accordance with the formula

    QQ × (TPPE/TQE) × 6%

    where

    QQ
    is the Quebec quantity;
    TPPE
    is the total volume of primary producers’ products that were exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period in respect of primary producers who have chosen to receive an allocation of the Quebec quantity under the allocation method described in section 6; and
    TQE
    is the total volume of former softwood lumber products exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period.
  • Marginal note:Description of B

    (3) The volume of former softwood lumber products for the description of B in subsection (1) is calculated in accordance with the formula

    QQ × (TPPEPV/TQE)

    where

    QQ
    is the Quebec quantity;
    TPPEPV
    is the total volume of primary producers’ products exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period in respect of primary producers who have chosen to receive an allocation of the Quebec quantity under the allocation method described in subsection 7(1); and
    TQE
    is the total volume of former softwood lumber products exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period.
  • Marginal note:Description of C

    (4) The volume of former softwood lumber products for the description of C in subsection (1) is calculated in accordance with the formula

    QQ × (TNPE/TQE)

    where

    QQ
    is the Quebec quantity;
    TNPE
    is the total volume of primary producers’ and remanufacturers’ products exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period in respect of primary producers and remanufacturers who do not apply for an export allocation before December 14, 2006; and
    TQE
    is the total volume of former softwood lumber products exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period.
Marginal note:Allocation to remanufacturers

 The allocation of the Quebec quantity to a remanufacturer that is based on their historic export volume is calculated in accordance with the formula

QQ × (RE/TQE)

where

QQ
is the Quebec quantity;
RE
is the volume of the remanufacturer’s products exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period; and
TQE
is the total volume of former softwood lumber products exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period.

PART 3Manitoba

Marginal note:Allocation

 The allocation of the Manitoba quantity to a primary producer or remanufacturer who applies for an export allocation is calculated in accordance with the formula

MQ × (EM/TEM)

where

MQ
is the Manitoba quantity;
EM
is the volume of the primary producer’s or remanufacturer’s products that were exported from Manitoba to the United States under export permits during the reference period; and
TEM
is the total volume of the primary producers’ and remanufacturers’ products exported from Manitoba to the United States under export permits during the reference period, excluding the volume of primary producers and remanufacturers who indicate in writing to the Minister before December 14, 2006 that they relinquish their allocation of the Manitoba quantity for 2007.

PART 4Saskatchewan

Marginal note:Allocation

 The allocation of the Saskatchewan quantity to a primary producer or remanufacturer is based on the order of applying for the export allocation, with each applicant receiving the volume applied for until the Saskatchewan quantity is fully allocated.

PART 5Coming into Force

Marginal note:October 12, 2006

 This Order is deemed to have come into force on October 12, 2006.

 
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