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Seeds Regulations

Version of section 15 from 2020-04-23 to 2024-02-06:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection 20(5), the labelling information that is required by these Regulations shall be shown conspicuously, legibly and indelibly in either one or both official languages.

  • (2) No label shall show

    • (a) any variation in the character, size, colour or placing of the printing that emphasizes or obscures any part of the labelling information required by these Regulations;

    • (b) any incorrect or misleading information or mark; or

    • (c) any brand name or mark that might be construed as the name of a variety.

  • (3) Where any reference, direct or indirect, is made on a label to a place of production of the label or package and not to the place of production of the seed, the reference shall be accompanied by an additional statement indicating that the place of production refers only to the label or package.

  • (4) Where seed that is produced, packaged and labelled in a country other than Canada has applied to it a label that shows the identity and principal place of business of the person in Canada for whom the seed was produced for resale, the identity and principal place of business of that person shall be preceded by the words “imported by” or “imported for”, unless the geographic origin of the seed is stated on the label.

  • SOR/96-252, s. 2
  • SOR/2018-79, s. 6

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