Saskatchewan Pulse Crop Marketing Levies (Interprovincial and Export) Order

SOR/87-701

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS MARKETING ACT

Registration 1987-12-07

Order Providing for the Fixing and Imposing of Levies on Pulse Crops Produced in Saskatchewan and Marketed in Interprovincial and Export Trade

The Saskatchewan Pulse Crop Development Board, pursuant to section 4 of the Saskatchewan Pulse Crop Order, made by Order in Council P.C. 1987-1360 of June 30, 1987Footnote *, hereby makes the annexed Order providing for the fixing and imposing of levies on pulse crops produced in Saskatchewan and marketed in interprovincial and export trade.

Regina, Saskatchewan, December 1, 1987

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as the Saskatchewan Pulse Crop Marketing Levies (Interprovincial and Export) Order.

Interpretation

 In this Order,

assembler

assembler means any person who is engaged in the business of assembling pulse crops; (ramasseur)

assembling

assembling means the acquiring of pulse crops from a producer or processor or other person for purposes of shipment; (ramassage)

buy

buy means the purchase of pulse crops for any consideration including barter or the promise of future delivery of pulse crops; (achat)

buyer

buyer means any person who buys or contracts to buy pulse crops produced in Saskatchewan; (acheteur)

marketing

marketing includes buying, selling, offering for sale, advertising, financing, assembling, shipping, grading, insuring, packing, processing or transporting; (placement)

producer

producer means

  • (a) a person operating a farm in Saskatchewan who is engaged in the production of pulse crops and includes the employer of any such person,

  • (b) a person who under any lease or agreement is entitled to a share of the pulse crops raised or the proceeds from their sale, or

  • (c) a person who takes possession of any pulse crops under any form of security or legal proceeding for a debt. (producteur)

Levies

  •  (1) Each buyer, assembler or processor who buys, assembles or processes pulse crops shall deduct a levy of one per cent of the gross value of pulse crops that are marketed in interprovincial and export trade from any payments made to producers.

  • (2) Pulse crops produced at or under the direction of any research institution shall be exempt from any levy under this Order.

  • SOR/2004-232, s. 1.

Payment

  •  (1) Each buyer, assembler or processor, as the case may be, shall forward the levy deducted in accordance with subsection 3(1) to the Board not later than the 20th day of the month following the month in which the pulse crops are purchased.

  • (2) Each monthly remittance of levy forwarded to the Board in accordance with subsection (1) shall be accompanied by a list of the names of all producers from whom pulse crops were purchased and the amount of levy deducted from payments made to each producer, complete with the mailing addresses of those producers.

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