Gatineau Region Wood Producers’ Levy (Interprovincial and Export Trade) Order

SOR/88-407

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS MARKETING ACT

Registration 1988-07-25

Order Respecting the Fixing and Imposing of Levies on, and the Collecting of Levies from, Producers of Wood in the Gatineau Region in the Province of Quebec, With Respect to the Marketing of Wood in Interprovincial and Export Trade

The Gatineau Region Wood Producers’ Board, pursuant to section 4 of the Quebec Wood Order, 1983, made by Order in Council P.C. 1983-2885 of September 22, 1983Footnote *, hereby makes the annexed Order respecting the fixing and imposing of levies on, and the collecting of levies from, producers of wood in the Gatineau Region in the Province of Quebec, with respect to the marketing of wood in interprovincial and export trade.

Maniwaki, Quebec, July 20, 1988

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as the Gatineau Region Wood Producers’ Levy (Interprovincial and Export Trade) Order.

Interpretation

 In this Order,

Board

Board means the Gatineau Region Wood Producers’ Board; (Office)

producer

producer means a person engaged in the production or marketing of wood; (producteur)

wood

wood means wood produced in the regional municipality of Gatineau Valley in the Province of Quebec, except for the township municipalities of Denholm, Dorion and Low and the municipality of Kazabazua. (bois)

Levies

 A producer shall pay to the Board in respect of the marketing of wood in interprovincial and export trade a general administration levy calculated at one of the following rates:

  • (a) where the wood is measured in tonnes, $0.56 per tonne;

  • (b) where the wood is measured in apparent cubic metres, $0.35 per apparent cubic metre;

  • (c) where the wood is measured in solid cubic metres, $0.53 per solid cubic metre;

  • (d) where the wood is measured in cords of 128 apparent cubic feet (4 ft. ×  4 ft. ×  8 ft.), $1.27 per cord;

  • (e) where the wood is measured in cords of 160 apparent cubic feet (5 ft. × 4 ft. × 8 ft.), $1.59 per cord;

  • (f) where the wood is measured in cords of 192 apparent cubic feet (6 ft. × 4 ft. × 8 ft.), $1.90 per cord;

  • (g) where the wood is measured in cords of 224 apparent cubic feet (7 ft. × 4 ft. × 8 ft.), $2.22 per cord;

  • (h) where the wood is measured in cords of 256 apparent cubic feet (8 ft. × 4 ft. × 8 ft.), $2.54 per cord;

  • (i) where the wood is measured in cubic feet, $1.50 per 100 cubic feet;

  • (j) where the wood is measured by board measure, $2.54 per 1,000 board feet;

  • (k) where the wood is measured in short tons, $0.50 per short ton;

  • (l) where the wood is measured in units of 1,000 pounds, $0.25 per unit;

  • (m) where the wood is measured in firewood units (4 ft. × 8 ft. × 16 in.), $0.42 per unit; and

  • (n) where the wood is sold by the piece, 4.6 per cent of the sale price to the mill.

Method of Collection

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a producer shall pay any levy payable by the producer pursuant to section 3 to the Board at its headquarters in Maniwaki, Quebec, within 30 days after the marketing of the wood in respect of which the levy is payable.

  • (2) Where the Board markets wood in interprovincial or export trade on behalf of a producer, the Board may deduct from any money payable to the producer by the Board any levy payable by the producer, pursuant to section 3, in respect of the marketing of that wood.

  • (3) Where a producer does not pay the levy set out in section 3 to the Board pursuant to subsection (1) and where the Board has not deducted the levy pursuant to subsection (2), every person who markets that producer’s wood in interprovincial or export trade shall

    • (a) deduct from any money payable to the producer by that person any levy payable by the producer to the Board pursuant to section 3; and

    • (b) within 30 days after the marketing of the wood in respect of which the levy is payable, pay the levy to the Board and provide the Board with an accounting in respect of the payment.

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