Quebec Maple Syrup Producers’ Levy (Interprovincial and Export Trade) Order (SOR/93-195)

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Quebec Maple Syrup Producers’ Levy (Interprovincial and Export Trade) Order

SOR/93-195

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS MARKETING ACT

Registration 1993-04-14

Order Providing for the Fixing, Imposing and Collecting of Levies from Producers in the Province of Quebec who are Engaged in the Production or Marketing in Bulk of Maple Syrup in Interprovincial and Export Trade

The Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec, pursuant to sections 3 and 4 of the Quebec Maple Sap and Maple Syrup Order, made by Order in Council P.C. 1993-606 of March 30, 1993Footnote *, hereby makes the annexed Order providing for the fixing, imposing and collecting of levies from producers in the Province of Quebec who are engaged in the production or marketing in bulk of maple syrup in interprovincial and export trade.

Longueuil, Quebec, April 14, 1993

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as the Quebec Maple Syrup Producers’ Levy (Interprovincial and Export Trade) Order.

Interpretation

 In this Order,

buyer

buyer means a person who buys or receives maple syrup in bulk from a producer; (acheteur)

Commodity Board

Commodity Board means the Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec; (Fédération)

maple syrup

maple syrup means any maple syrup produced in the Province of Quebec and marketed in bulk; (sirop d’érable)

producer

producer means a person who owns, leases or otherwise operates a sugar bush in the Province of Quebec and who produces, directly or through or on behalf of another person, maple syrup to market in bulk in interprovincial or export trade. (producteur)

Levy

 Every producer shall pay to the Commodity Board a levy of $0.12 per pound of maple syrup that is marketed in bulk in interprovincial and export trade.

  • SOR/95-263, s. 1;
  • SOR/2012-19, s. 1.

Method of Payment

 Subject to section 5, the producer shall remit to the Commodity Board at its headquarters in Longueuil, Quebec, before the 15th day of each month, the levy payable pursuant to section 3 in respect of the preceding month.

 Where levies are not remitted by the producer, the buyer shall deduct, from the moneys payable to a producer for maple syrup, the levy payable by the producer to the Commodity Board pursuant to section 3, and shall remit the levy directly to the Commodity Board at its headquarters in Longueuil, Quebec, before the 15th day of each month, in accordance with sections 4 to 7 of the Règlement sur le prélèvement des contributions des producteurs acéricoles, Gazette officielle du Québec Part 2, February 24, 1993, p. 1151.

 
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