Ontario Asparagus Pricing (Interprovincial and Export) Regulations

SOR/80-175

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS MARKETING ACT

Registration 1980-03-12

Regulations Respecting the Pricing in Interprovincial and Export Trade of Asparagus Produced in Ontario

The Ontario Asparagus Growers’ Marketing Board, pursuant to section 3 of the Ontario Asparagus Growers’ Marketing-for-Processing OrderFootnote *, hereby makes the annexed Regulations respecting the pricing in interprovincial and export trade of asparagus produced in Ontario.

Dated at London, Ontario, this 7th day of March, 1980

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Ontario Asparagus Pricing (Interprovincial and Export) Regulations.

Interpretation

 In these Regulations,

Act

Act means The Farm Products Marketing Act (Ontario); (Loi)

asparagus

asparagus means asparagus produced in Ontario that is used by a processor for processing; (asperges)

Commodity Board

Commodity Board means The Ontario Asparagus Growers’ Marketing Board, established pursuant to the Act; (Office de commercialisation)

processing

processing includes canning, dehydrating, drying, freezing or processing with sugar or sulphur dioxide or any other chemical; (transformation)

producer

producer means a person who, on the first day of May in any year,

  • (a) is the beneficial owner of property on which asparagus is growing, or

  • (b) is the tenant of property on which asparagus is growing. (producteur)

Application

 These Regulations apply only to the marketing of asparagus in interprovincial and export trade and to persons and property situated within the Province of Ontario.

Exemption

 These Regulations do not apply to a producer

  • (a) where the property on which asparagus is growing is less than one-half acre; or

  • (b) in respect of any asparagus that has been planted on that producer’s property for less than two years.

Minimum Price

 No person shall

  • (a) sell or offer to sell, or

  • (b) buy

asparagus at a price that is less than the minimum price determined by the Commodity Board from time to time.

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