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Seeds Regulations

Version of section 18 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-10-24:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), every package of seed of a kind or species set out in Schedule I shall be labelled with the following information as determined pursuant to the appropriate test done in accordance with section 11:

    • (a) the name and number of noxious weed seeds per unit weight;

    • (b) the name and number of other weed seeds per unit weight or, where the standard set out in Schedule I is based on percentage by weight, the name and percentage by weight of other weed seeds;

    • (c) the name and number of seeds of other crops per unit weight or, where the standard set out in Schedule I is based on percentage by weight, the name and percentage by weight of other crops;

    • (d) the percentage germination of a representative sample of the seed; and

    • (e) the date on which the test was completed.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), every package of seed of a kind or species that is not set out in Schedule I shall be labelled with the information referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) to (c) as determined pursuant to the appropriate test done in accordance with section 11.

  • (3) Except for a package of seed marked with the grade name “Canada Foundation Substandard (Purity)”, subsections (1) and 2 do not apply where a vendor, in response to a request of a purchaser made within 1 year after the sale of a package, supplies the purchaser, in writing, within 30 days after the request is made, with the information specified in subsection (1) or (2), as the case may be.

  • SOR/96-252, s. 2
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