Order Prescribing the Fees to be Paid by Any User to Whom Technical Assistance Services or the Use of Research and Development Facilities Are Provided by the Food Research and Development Centre of the Department of Agriculture at Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec
The Minister of Agriculture, pursuant to Order in Council P.C. 1992-1740 of July 30, 1992Footnote a and paragraph 19(1)(b) of the Financial Administration Act, hereby makes the annexed Order prescribing the fees to be paid by any user to whom technical assistance services or the use of research and development facilities are provided by the Food Research and Development Centre of the Department of Agriculture at Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, effective September 1, 1992.
Ottawa, July 30, 1992
Minister of Agriculture
2 In this Order,
Centre means the Food Research and Development Centre of the Department of Agriculture at Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec; (Centre)
- Centre personnel
Centre personnel means development assistants, research assistants, scientific professionals and scientific researchers; (personnel du Centre)
cycle, in respect of a permeability test, means the maximum number of samples that can be tested simultaneously on the instrument; (cycle)
- first day of rest
first day of rest, in respect of a member of the Centre personnel, means the day that begins immediately after midnight of the day on which the member worked the member’s last normal work day; (premier jour de repos)
- normal work day
normal work day means a work day of 7.5 hours, not including Saturdays and holidays; (jour ouvrable)
- overtime work
overtime work means work performed by Centre personnel, other than scientific researchers, outside a normal work day; (travail supplémentaire)
- permeability test
permeability test means a test made to test the permeability of materials used for packaging food; (essai de perméabilité)
- second day of rest
second day of rest means the day that begins immediately after midnight of the first day of rest or immediately after midnight of a paid holiday where the first day of rest is immediately followed by a paid holiday; (deuxième jour de repos)
user means a person to whom technical assistance services or the use of research facilities is provided by the Centre. (usager)
(2) A user shall be subject to a minimum fee for the use of the Centre’s research and development facilities calculated on the basis of a period of 4 hours.
4 Subject to section 5, a user shall pay for the services of a member of the Centre personnel set out in column II of an item of Schedule I during the period of time set out in column I of that item the fee calculated on a per hour or part thereof basis, in accordance with the rate set out in column III of that item.
5 A user shall pay for each hour of overtime work, the following fee:
(a) on a day that is a normal work day,
(b) on a first day of rest,
(c) for a second day of rest and any subsequent day of rest, 2 times the applicable rate set out in column III of an item of Schedule I.
6 A user shall pay for a permeability test the fee calculated in accordance with Schedule II.
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