Farm Products Agencies Act

Version of section 16 from 2015-02-26 to 2020-03-05:


Marginal note:Establishment of agencies

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may, by proclamation, establish an agency with powers relating to any farm product or farm products the marketing of which in interprovincial and export trade is not regulated under the Canadian Dairy Commission Act if the Governor in Council is satisfied that a majority of the producers of the farm product or of each of the farm products in Canada is in favour of the establishment of an agency.

  • Marginal note:Plebiscites

    (2) The Governor in Council, in order to determine whether a majority of producers of a farm product are in favour of establishing an agency, may request that each province carry out a plebiscite of those producers.

  • Marginal note:Agencies to be bodies corporate

    (3) Every agency established pursuant to this Act is a body corporate.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-4, s. 16
  • 1993, c. 3, s. 13(F)
  • 2011, c. 25, s. 35
  • 2015, c. 3, s. 85
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