Canada Grain Act

Version of section 118 from 2013-08-01 to 2020-03-05:


Marginal note:Orders of the Commission

 The Commission may make orders

  • (a) subject to any order made by the Governor in Council under section 115, governing the allocation of available railway cars to terminal elevators and among shipping points on any line of railway;

  • (a.1) exempting a licensee from the requirement to obtain security;

  • (a.2) requiring a licensee to obtain, within any period that the Commission considers reasonable, any additional security for the purposes of subsection 49(1) that it considers sufficient;

  • (b) providing for the supervision of the disposition of grain contained in any elevator on the suspension or revocation of the licence issued in respect of the elevator;

  • (b.1) requiring an operator of a licensed terminal elevator to cause grain to be weighed or inspected by a third party authorized by the Commission and chosen by the operator or cause it to be officially weighed or officially inspected, or any combination of those, and specifying the manner of weighing or inspecting;

  • (c) requiring or authorizing the operator of an elevator to receive into the elevator and store or treat, in such manner as the Commission considers appropriate, grain that has gone or is likely to go out of condition;

  • (d) seizing infested or contaminated grain or requiring the operator of an elevator to treat or dispose of infested or contaminated grain in a manner approved by the Commission;

  • (e) for the purpose of ensuring the orderly movement of grain, fixing the maximum quantity of grain of any kind and grade that may be stored in any elevator at any time;

  • (f) providing for the equitable apportionment, among shippers, of elevator storage space in licensed terminal elevators;

  • (g) providing for the acceptance of deliveries of grain in the interests of producers; and

  • (g.1) [Repealed, 2011, c. 25, s. 34]

  • (h) constituting directives to the trade.

  • R.S., 1985, c. G-10, s. 118
  • 1998, c. 17, s. 32, c. 22, s. 25(F)
  • 2011, c. 25, s. 34
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 389
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