Allocation Method Order — Turkey and Turkey Products (SOR/96-389)

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Allocation Method Order — Turkey and Turkey Products

SOR/96-389

EXPORT AND IMPORT PERMITS ACT

Registration 1996-07-15

Allocation Method Order — Turkey and Turkey Products

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, pursuant to paragraph 6.2(2)(a)Footnote a of the Export and Import Permits Act, hereby makes the annexed Order establishing the method for allocating the import access quantity for turkey and turkey products.

Ottawa, July 9, 1996

LLOYD AXWORTHY

Minister of Foreign Affairs

 [Repealed, SOR/97-39, s. 2]

Interpretation

 The definitions in this section apply in this Order.

Act

Act means the Export and Import Permits Act. (Loi)

applicant

applicant means a resident of Canada who applies for an import allocation. (requérant)

eviscerated turkey

eviscerated turkey means a slaughtered turkey from which the blood, feathers, respiratory, digestive, reproductive and urinary systems, head, legs at the hock joint and the oil sack are removed. (dindon ou dinde éviscéré)

eviscerated turkey equivalent

eviscerated turkey equivalent means the weight of live turkey or boneless turkey as expressed in weight of eviscerated turkey. (équivalent de dindons ou dindes éviscérés)

historical import quota

historical import quota means an allocation that was made in 1994 on the basis of an allocation made at the time of the initial imposition of controls and allocations to importers, as adjusted since then. (contingent historique)

turkey and turkey products

turkey and turkey products means the goods set out in the schedule. (dindons, dindes et leurs produits)

under-utilization

under-utilization, in respect of an import allocation, means utilization of less than 90 per cent of the quantity allocated to an applicant. (sous-utilisation)

Method of Allocation

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the method for allocating the import access quantity for turkey and turkey products that may be imported into Canada during each calendar year is as follows:

    • (a) an applicant who holds a historical import quota shall receive an equivalent import allocation;

    • (b) an applicant who is a processor of turkey-based products not on the Import Control List shall receive an import allocation equal to the quantity that the processor used in producing those turkey-based products on an eviscerated turkey equivalent basis during the 12 month period beginning on September 1 and ending August 31 preceding the calendar year in respect of which the import allocation applies;

    • (c) during the six month period beginning on January 1 and ending on June 30 of any calendar year, applicants referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b) who submit an additional application and all other applicants shall receive a share of any remaining portion of the import access quantity for turkey and turkey products equal or less than the quantity of turkey and turkey products for which they apply, on a first-come first-served basis; and

    • (d) in respect of the six month period beginning on July 1 and ending on December 31 of any calendar year, each applicant referred to in paragraph (a) shall receive a share of any remaining portion of the import access quantity for turkey and turkey products, in proportion to its share of the total of all historical import quotas for turkey and turkey products.

  • (2) The quantity of turkey and turkey products allocated to an applicant under subsection (1) in respect of a calendar year shall be adjusted downward in proportion to any under-utilization by the applicant during the 12 month period preceding the calendar year in respect of which the import allocation applies.

 
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