Quebec Maple Sap and Maple Syrup Order (SOR/93-154)

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Quebec Maple Sap and Maple Syrup Order

SOR/93-154

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS MARKETING ACT

Registration 1993-03-30

Order Granting Authority to the Fédération des Producteurs Acéricoles du Québec to Regulate the Marketing in Bulk, in Interprovincial and Export Trade of Maple Sap and Maple Syrup Produced in Quebec

P.C. 1993-606 1993-03-30

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Agriculture, pursuant to section 2Footnote * of the Agricultural Products Marketing Act, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Order granting authority to the Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec to regulate the marketing in bulk, in interprovincial and export trade, of maple sap and maple syrup produced in Quebec.

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as the Quebec Maple Sap and Maple Syrup Order.

Interpretation

 In this Order,

Act

Act means An Act respecting the marketing of agriculture, food and fish products and amending various legislation, S.Q. 1990, c. 13 enacted by the Province of Quebec; (Loi)

Commodity Board

Commodity Board means the Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec established pursuant to the Act; (Fédération)

maple sap and maple syrup

maple sap and maple syrup means any maple sap and any maple syrup produced in the Province of Quebec and marketed in bulk; (eau d'érable et sirop d'érable)

market in bulk

market in bulk means to sell, offer for sale or deliver a product, in barrels or otherwise in bulk, to a processor, a wholesaler or any other intermediary. (commercialiser en vrac)

Interprovincial and Export Trade

 The Commodity Board is authorized to regulate the marketing in bulk of maple sap and maple syrup in interprovincial and export trade and for those purposes may, with respect to persons and property situated in the Province of Quebec, exercise all or any powers like the powers exercisable by that Commodity Board under the Act in relation to the marketing in bulk of maple sap and maple syrup locally in the Province of Quebec.

Levies or Charges

 The Commodity Board may, in relation to the powers granted to it under section 3,

  • (a) fix and impose, by order, and collect levies or charges from persons referred to in that section who are engaged in the production or marketing in bulk of maple sap and maple syrup and for those purposes may classify those persons into groups and fix, by order, the levies or charges payable by the members of the different groups in different amounts; and

  • (b) use the levies or charges for the purposes of the Commodity Board, including the creation of reserves, the payment of expenses and losses resulting from the sale or disposal of maple sap and maple syrup and the equalization or adjustment among the producers of maple sap and maple syrup of moneys realized from the sale thereof during such period or periods as the Commodity Board may determine.

 
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