Organic Products Regulations, 2009 (SOR/2009-176)

Regulations are current to 2017-09-27 and last amended on 2013-09-30. Previous Versions

PART 4Interprovincial and International Trade

Interprovincial Trade

 No person shall market a product as an organic product in interprovincial trade unless the product meets the requirements set out in these Regulations.

Importation

  •  (1) No person shall import or market a product as an organic product in Canada unless the product

    • (a) is an organic product under these Regulations; or

    • (b) originates from a country with which the Agency has entered into an agreement or an arrangement regarding the importation and exportation of organic products and the product is certified as organic, in accordance with the agreement or the arrangement, by a certification body recognized by that country.

  • (2) Despite subsection (1), a product originating from a country that has not entered into an agreement or an arrangement regarding the importation and exportation of organic products may be imported or marketed in Canada as an organic product if it is certified as organic by a certification body recognized by a country referred to in paragraph (1)(b) and the certification is in accordance with the agreement or arrangement referred to in that paragraph.

 Any person who imports a product or markets it in Canada as an organic product shall be able to demonstrate, at all times, that the product meets one of the requirements set out in section 27 and shall retain the documents attesting that the product is organic.

Repeal

 [Repeal]

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on June 30, 2009.

 
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