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Beef Cattle Research, Market Development and Promotion Levies Order (SOR/2016-236)

Regulations are current to 2020-03-05 and last amended on 2019-10-16. Previous Versions

Interprovincial Trade (continued)

Marginal note:Records

 Every seller, purchaser and dealer who is subject to this Order must

  • (a) keep all records relating to the sale – including the records necessary to verify any of the statements provided to the Agency and the amounts of levies paid – for a period of seven years after the date on which the beef cattle were sold; and

  • (b) make those records available for examination by the Agency.

Marginal note:Payment by seller not required

  •  (1) If a levy is deducted under this Order from the purchase price, the seller is not required to pay the levy to the Agency.

  • Marginal note:Proof

    (2) At the request of the Agency, the seller must prove that the levy payable under this Order has been deducted.

  • Marginal note:Failure to deduct levy

    (3) If a purchaser fails to deduct the levy as required by section 7, the seller must remit the levy payable in respect of the sale to the Agency within 90 days after the date of the sale.

Import

Marginal note:Importer’s levy

  •  (1) Each importer must pay to the Agency, for each head of beef cattle imported or each imported beef product, a levy in the amount set out in Schedule 1.

  • Marginal note:Date and method of payment

    (2) The levy must be paid by negotiable instrument in Canadian dollars and by the 15th day of the month after the month in which the beef cattle or beef products were imported.

  • Marginal note:Statement

    (3) The importer must include with payment of the levy a statement that sets out the following information:

    • (a) the importer’s name, mailing address, telephone number and, if available, email address and fax number;

    • (b) the number of head of beef cattle imported, broken down by delivery destination;

    • (c) the number of kilograms of imported beef products, broken down by Customs Tariff tariff item number, as set out in Schedule 2;

    • (d) the amount of the levy paid to the Agency, broken down between beef cattle and imported beef products; and

    • (e) the date on which the levy was paid.

Marginal note:Refund

 The Agency must refund a levy paid by an importer if the importer proves to the satisfaction of the Agency that the levy was not required to be paid under subsection 12(1) or that the levy paid was more than $1.00 per head of beef cattle or per carcass equivalent of imported beef products.

Marginal note:Records

 Every importer who is subject to this Order must

  • (a) keep all records relating to the importation – including the records necessary to verify any of the statements provided to the Agency and the amounts of levies paid – for a period of seven years after the date on which the beef cattle or beef products were imported; and

  • (b) make those records available for examination by the Agency.

Review and Cessation of Effect

Marginal note:Review of Order

 The Agency must review this Order at the time that it carries out the review of the promotion and research plan required under section 13 of the schedule to the Canadian Beef Cattle Research, Market Development and Promotion Agency Proclamation.

Marginal note:Cessation of effect

 Section 4 and subsections 5(1) and 12(1) cease to have effect on June 30, 2020.

  • SOR/2017-37, s. 2
  • SOR/2017-100, s. 2
  • SOR/2017-268, s. 3
  • SOR/2018-122, s. 1
  • SOR/2019-239, s. 1

Repeal

 [Repeal]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Registration

 This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.

 
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