British Columbia Vegetable Order
P.C. 2020-976 2020-12-04
Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, pursuant to section 2Footnote a of the Agricultural Products Marketing ActFootnote b, makes the annexed British Columbia Vegetable Order.
1 The following definitions apply in this Order.
Act means the Natural Products Marketing (BC) Act, RSBC 1996, c. 330. (Loi)
- Commodity Board
Commodity Board means the British Columbia Vegetable Marketing Commission or its successor entity. (Office)
- Supervisory Board
Supervisory Board means the British Columbia Farm Industry Review Board or its successor entity. (Organisme de surveillance)
vegetable means any vegetable produced in British Columbia and includes strawberries intended expressly for manufacturing purposes and potatoes. (légume)
Marginal note:Interprovincial and Export Trade
2 The Commodity Board and the Supervisory Board are authorized to regulate the marketing of vegetables in interprovincial and export trade and, for that purpose, with respect to persons and property situated within British Columbia, exercise all or any powers like the powers exercisable by them in relation to the marketing of vegetables locally within that province under the Act.
Marginal note:Levies and Charges
3 The Commodity Board and the Supervisory Board, in relation to the powers granted to them by section 2, are authorized to
(a) fix, impose and collect levies or charges from persons within British Columbia who are engaged in the production or marketing of whole vegetables or any part of vegetables and, for that purpose, classify those persons into groups and fix the levies or charges payable by the members of the different groups in different amounts; and
(b) use the levies or charges for their purposes, including the creation of reserves, the payment of expenses and losses resulting from the sale or disposal of any vegetable and the equalization or adjustment among vegetable producers of moneys realized from the sale of vegetables during any period that they may determine.
Return to footnote 1SOR/81-49
Coming into Force
5 This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.
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