Canadian Chicken Licensing Regulations

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Canadian Chicken Licensing Regulations

SOR/2002-22FARM PRODUCTS AGENCIES ACT
Registration 2001-12-17
Canadian Chicken Licensing RegulationsWhereas the Governor in Council has, by the Chicken Farmers of Canada ProclamationFootnote a, established Chicken Farmers of Canada pursuant to subsection 16(1)Footnote b of the Farm Products Agencies ActFootnote c;

Return to footnote aSOR/79-158; SOR/98-244
Return to footnote bS.C. 1993, c. 3, par. 13(b)
Return to footnote cS.C. 1993, c. 3, s. 2

Whereas Chicken Farmers of Canada has been empowered to implement a marketing plan pursuant to the Chicken Farmers of Canada ProclamationFootnote a;
Therefore, Chicken Farmers of Canada, pursuant to paragraph 22(1)(f) of the Farm Products Agencies ActFootnote c and section 11Footnote d of the schedule to the Chicken Farmers of Canada ProclamationFootnote a, hereby makes the annexed Canadian Chicken Licensing Regulations.
Return to footnote dSOR/2002-1
Ottawa, December 14, 2001Interpretation

1 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

affiliated body

affiliated body of a body corporate means another body corporate that is affiliated with it in the sense that

(a) one of the bodies corporate is the subsidiary of the other;
(b) both of the bodies corporate are subsidiaries of the same body corporate; or
(c) each of the bodies corporate is controlled by the same person. (personne morale affiliée)

associate

associate, when used to indicate a relationship with any person, means

(a) a body corporate of which that person beneficially owns or controls, directly or indirectly, shares or securities currently convertible into shares carrying voting rights under all circumstances or by reason of the occurrence of an event that has occurred and is continuing, or a currently exercisable option or right to purchase such shares or such convertible securities;
(b) a partner of that person acting on behalf of the partnership of which they are partners;
(c) a trust or estate in which that person has a beneficial interest or in respect of which that person serves as a trustee or in a similar capacity;
(d) a spouse of that person or an individual who is cohabiting with that person in a conjugal relationship, having so cohabited for a period of at least one year;
(e) a child of that person or of the spouse or individual referred to in paragraph (d);
(f) a relative of that person or of the spouse or individual referred to in paragraph (d), if that relative has the same residence as that person;
(g) an employer or employee of that person; and
(h) an officer or director of that person’s business. (lien)

CFC
CFC[Repealed, SOR/2015-227, s. 1]
chicken
chicken[Repealed, SOR/2015-227, s. 1]
consumer
consumer means a person who buys chicken for consumption by the person or the person’s household. (consommateur)
dealer
dealer means a person, other than a processor or retailer, who buys chicken for resale. (négociant)
federal market development quota
federal market development quota means the number of kilograms of chicken, expressed in live weight, that a producer is entitled, under the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations, to market in interprovincial or export trade to market development licensees during the period referred to in the schedule to those Regulations. (contingent fédéral d’expansion du marché)
federal specialty chicken quota
federal specialty chicken quota means the number of kilograms of chicken, expressed in live weight, that a producer is entitled, under the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations, to market in interprovincial or export trade to specialty chicken licensees during the period referred to in the schedule to those Regulations. (contingent fédéral de poulet de spécialité)
licence
licence means a document issued by CFC to a person certifying that the person is a licensee. (permis)
market development commitment form
market development commitment form means the form set out in Schedule 1. (formulaire d’engagement pour l’expansion du marché)
market development commitment period

market development commitment period means the period that spans the following three periods:

(a) the period referred to in section 1 of the market development commitment form set out in Schedule 1;
(b) the period referred to in the schedule to the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations that immediately precedes the period referred to in paragraph (a); and
(c) the period referred to in the schedule to the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations that immediately follows the period referred to in paragraph (a). (période d’engagement pour l’expansion du marché)

marketing
marketing[Repealed, SOR/2015-227, s. 1]
mature chicken
mature chicken means a mature female bird of the species Gallus Domesticus that does not have flexible cartilage at the posterior end of the breast or keel bone, tender meat or soft skin of smooth texture. (poulet adulte)
primary processor
primary processor means a processor who slaughters chicken that was produced and marketed under a federal market development quota or a federal specialty chicken quota issued under the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations. (transformateur primaire)
processing
processing means the slaughtering of chicken or the changing of the nature, size, quality or condition of slaughtered chicken. (transformation)
processor
processor means a person who is engaged in the business of processing and otherwise marketing chicken. (transformateur)
producer
producer[Repealed, SOR/2015-227, s. 1]
producer-processor
producer-processor means a person who raises, processes and markets chicken or offers for sale, sells or stores chicken produced and processed by the person. (producteur-transformateur)
Provincial Commodity Board
Provincial Commodity Board[Repealed, SOR/2015-227, s. 1]
Provincial Supervisory Board
Provincial Supervisory Board[Repealed, SOR/2015-227, s. 1]
registered production facilities
registered production facilities means production facilities that are registered under the laws of the province in which they are situated. (installations de production agréées)
retailer
retailer means a person who offers chicken for sale, or sells it, directly to consumers. (détaillant)
specialty chicken
specialty chicken means chicken belonging to any class listed in Schedule 4. (poulet de spécialité)
specialty chicken commitment form
specialty chicken commitment form means the form set out in Schedule 5. (formulaire d’engagement pour le poulet de spécialité)
spent fowl
spent fowl means laying hens at the end of egg production or breeders at the end of breeding production. (volaille de réforme)
transporter
transporter means a person who transports live chicken for delivery to a processor, and includes a processor who transports live chicken in vehicles owned or leased by the processor. (transporteur)

SOR/2004-2, s. 1;
SOR/2007-249, s. 1;
SOR/2010-76, s. 1;
SOR/2011-244, s. 1;
SOR/2014-143, s. 1;
SOR/2014-263, s. 1;
SOR/2015-227, s. 1.

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Application

2 These Regulations apply to the marketing of chicken in interprovincial or export trade.

General

3 No person may engage in the marketing of chicken in interprovincial or export trade as a producer, producer-processor, primary processor, processor, dealer, retailer or transporter unless the person

(a) holds the appropriate licence referred to in section 6;
(b) pays to CFC the fee set out in section 6 for the licence; and
(c) complies with the conditions that the licence is subject to under section 5.

SOR/2007-249, s. 2.
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Issuance of Licences

4 (1) Subject to sections 8 and 9, within 30 days after the receipt of a licence application in a form approved by CFC and the payment of the applicable fee set out in section 6, CFC shall issue a licence to a producer, producer-processor, primary processor, processor, dealer, retailer or transporter, engaged in the marketing of chicken in interprovincial or export trade.

(2) An application form referred to in subsection (1) must set out

(a) the name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address of the applicant;
(b) the type of licence for which the application is made;
(c) a statement of the conditions that the licence is subject to under these Regulations; and
(d) the date on which the licence expires.

(3) Every licence issued with an effective date after December 31, 2007 expires on December 31 of the fifth year after it was issued unless it is revoked before that day.
(4) If a licensee fails, during the period of validity of the licence, to fulfil a condition set out in subsection 5(1) or (3), their obligation to comply with the unfulfilled condition is to survive the expiration or revocation of the licence.
(5) A licence issued under these Regulations is not transferable.
(6) If a licensee sells or otherwise disposes of or discontinues their business prior to the expiry of the licence, the licensee shall return the licence to CFC and CFC shall revoke the licence.

SOR/2007-249, s. 3;
SOR/2011-244, s. 2.

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Conditions of Licence

5 (1) Every licence, other than a market development licence or a specialty chicken licence, is issued subject to the following conditions:

(a) the licensee must report to CFC and to the Commodity Board or person authorized by CFC, within seven days after the end of each week of marketing, the number of head and the aggregate weight of live chicken marketed by the licensee in interprovincial and export trade during that week, indicating

(i) in the case of interprovincial trade, the province from which, and the province to which, the live chicken was marketed,
(ii) in the case of export trade, the province from which, and the country to which, the live chicken was marketed, and
(iii) the names and addresses of the persons from whom, and to whom, the live chicken was marketed;

(b) within seven days after the licensee receives a document by which a number of kilograms of quota is allotted to the licensee, or by which a number of kilograms of chicken is otherwise authorized to be produced by the licensee, issued on behalf of CFC by the Commodity Board in the province where the licensee’s registered production facilities are located, the licensee must provide a copy of the document to CFC;
(c) the licensee must comply with all orders, regulations and rules of CFC and the provisions of the Farm Products Agencies Act;
(d) the licensee must keep complete and accurate books on all matters relevant to the marketing of chicken, live or eviscerated, in interprovincial or export trade, and retain them for six years after the date of the last entry in them;
(e) the licensee must not knowingly engage in the marketing of live chicken in interprovincial or export trade with persons who do not hold a licence issued under these Regulations;
(f) the licensee must not knowingly engage in the marketing, in interprovincial or export trade, of live chicken not raised by producers authorized to market live chicken in interprovincial or export trade under quotas allotted in accordance with the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations;
(g) the licensee must not engage in the marketing of chicken in interprovincial or export trade in excess of the quota allotted on behalf of CFC to the licensee by the Commodity Board of the province in which the producer’s registered production facilities are located;
(h) the licensee must not knowingly engage in the marketing of chicken with a producer who is marketing chicken in excess of the quota allotted on behalf of CFC to the producer by the Commodity Board of the province in which the producer’s registered production facilities are located;
(i) the licensee must remit any levies imposed under sections 3 and 4 of the Canadian Chicken Marketing Levies Order; and
(j) the licensee must comply, as determined by the appropriate board, with the marketing scheme of the Commodity Board and the orders, regulations and rules of the Commodity Board and the Board.

(2) When a person who holds a transporter’s licence arrives at the premises of a processor, the person must, on request by an inspector of CFC, produce for inspection by the inspector a copy of the delivery receipt, bill of lading or any other document issued by that person at the time of loading in respect of the live chicken being transported at that time.

(3) Every market development licence is issued subject to the following conditions:

(a) the licensee must be a primary processor using slaughtering facilities that are subject to inspection under a federal Act or regulations made under a federal Act;
(b) the licensee must submit a market development commitment form to CFC, or to any Commodity Board or person authorized by CFC, at least seven days before the day on which CFC allocates the quota for the period indicated in section 1 of the market development commitment form;
(c) the licensee must not knowingly engage in the marketing, in interprovincial or export trade, of chicken not raised by producers authorized to market chicken in interprovincial or export trade under federal market development quotas allotted in accordance with the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations;
(d) during the market development commitment period, the licensee must market the total live weight equivalent of the number of kilograms of chicken indicated in section 1 of the market development commitment form — calculated by using the coefficients set out in column 2 of the table to section 1 of Schedule 2 — to the buyers, and for the end-uses, referred to in section 3 of that Schedule and, during that period, the licensee must receive, in respect of the chicken, a copy of the Market Development Policy Volume Confirmation letter issued to buyers by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, the Certificate of Inspection Covering Meat Products issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency or the Official Meat Inspection Certificate for fresh meat, meat by-products, meat food products and poultry products issued by that Agency;
(e) the chicken marketed under the market development licence must be one of the product categories set out in column 1 of the table to section 1 of Schedule 2, must not be derived from mature chicken or spent fowl and must not be imported chicken;
(f) sufficient information to allow CFC to determine that the licensee has complied with the conditions set out in paragraphs (d) and (e) must be provided by the licensee to CFC, or to any Commodity Board or person authorized by CFC to receive the information, within 21 days after each period that is described by paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of the definition market development commitment period in section 1 and included in the market development commitment period during which chicken produced under the market development quota was marketed;
(g) the licensee must comply with all orders, regulations and rules of CFC and the National Farm Products Council and with the provisions of the Farm Products Agencies Act;
(h) the licensee must remit any levies imposed on the licensee under subsection 5(1) of the Canadian Chicken Marketing Levies Order;

(i) within 21 days after each period (in this paragraph referred to as the reporting period) that is described by paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of the definition market development commitment period in section 1 and included in the market development commitment period during which chicken produced under the federal market development quota was marketed, the licensee must provide to CFC, or to any Commodity Board or person authorized by CFC, in respect of the chicken that was marketed under the licence during the reporting period, a report containing the following information, and the licensee must retain the documents relating to that information for six years after the date of the report:

(i) a complete product description,
(ii) the end-use product description,
(iii) the identity of the purchaser,
(iv) the province in which the chicken marketed was produced,
(v) the date of marketing the chicken,
(vi) the eviscerated weight in kilograms of the chicken marketed,
(vii) the live weight equivalent in kilograms of the chicken marketed, and
(viii) any other information relating to the marketing of the chicken by the licensee that CFC or any Commodity Board designated by CFC may direct;

(i.01) the licensee must retain the following documents, which will be reviewed by CFC at the end of each period within the market development commitment period, for six years after the date of the last entry, and for purposes of the review, the licensee must, if requested, forward the following documents to the Commodity Board authorized by CFC:

(i) the Export Declaration in respect of any of the chicken that was marketed in export trade,
(ii) the Certificate of Inspection Covering Meat Products or the Official Meat Inspection Certificate for fresh meat, meat by-products, meat food products and poultry products issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency in respect of the chicken,
(iii) the bill of lading and, where applicable, the ship delivery slip for shipment of the chicken,
(iv) the sales invoice of the licensee for the chicken marketed to buyers,
(v) a copy of the Market Development Policy Volume Confirmation letter, if any, issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development to each buyer of the chicken,
(vi) a copy of each declaration, in the form set out in Schedule 3, that is received by the licensee in accordance with paragraph (4)(b), and
(vii) any document with sufficient information to allow CFC to determine the dry weight and, by reference to section 1 of Schedule 2, the product categories of any chicken referred to in section 2 of the market development commitment form that has been marketed under a licence;

(i.1) the licensee consents to the disclosure by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development and by the Canada Border Services Agency to CFC of information to establish that chicken claimed by the licensee to meet the licensee’s market development commitment was not imported and then re-exported under an Import for Re-Export Program or a Duty Deferral Program;
(j) the licensee must keep complete and accurate books on all matters relevant to the marketing of chicken in interprovincial or export trade, and retain them for six years after the date of the last entry in them;
(k) any transfer of ownership or other disposition of the chicken marketed under the market development licence does not exempt the licensee from complying with this subsection;
(l) the licensee must prepare and forward to CFC, or to any Commodity Board, or person, designated by CFC, on a monthly basis a report of inventory of stock that is to be marketed under the market development licence and that is held in storage by the licensee, in a form that is approved by CFC and that sets out the total kilograms of chicken stored by the licensee in each province according to product categories;
(m) on written request by CFC or any Commodity Board authorized by CFC, the licensee must provide originals of the documents listed in paragraph (i) and, except for subparagraphs (v) and (vi), the documents listed in paragraph (i.01).

(4) For the purposes of paragraphs (3)(d), (e), (i) and (i.01), the licensee must have slaughtered the chicken that the licensee has claimed to have marketed against the licensee’s market development commitment, unless

(a) the licensee purchased the chicken from another federally inspected primary processor who slaughtered the chicken;
(a.1) the quantity of the chicken purchased by the licensee interprovincially does not exceed 50% of the licensee’s market development commitment; and
(b) the primary processor from whom the licensee purchased the chicken does not claim the live weight equivalent of the number of kilograms of chicken against his or her own market development commitment under paragraph (3)(d), and has declared, in the form set out in Schedule 3, that the chicken is being claimed by the licensee to meet the licensee’s market development commitment and has sent a copy of the declaration within seven days after the day on which it is signed to CFC, the Commodity Board and the licensee.

(5) A market development licence must not be issued in respect of imported chicken.
(6) Imported chicken cannot be claimed by a market development licensee to meet the licensee’s market development commitments and only chicken produced in Canada is eligible to be marketed under a market development licence and can be used to meet the licensee’s market development commitment.

(7) Every specialty chicken licence is issued subject to the following conditions:

(a) the licensee must be a primary processor using slaughtering facilities that are subject to inspection under a federal or provincial Act or regulations made under a federal or provincial Act, or be a producer authorized to market specialty chicken in interprovincial or export trade under the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations;
(b) the licensee must submit a specialty chicken commitment form to CFC or any person authorized by CFC to receive the form, at least seven days before the day on which CFC allocates the quotas for the period indicated in section 1 of the specialty chicken commitment form;

(c) the licensee must report to CFC, or to any person authorized by CFC to receive the report, and to the Commodity Board within seven days after the end of each week of marketing, the number of head and the aggregate weight of live specialty chicken marketed by the licensee in interprovincial and export trade during that week, indicating

(i) in the case of interprovincial trade, the province from which, and the province to which, the live specialty chicken was marketed,
(ii) in the case of export trade, the province from which, and the country to which, the live specialty chicken was marketed,
(iii) in all cases, the names and addresses of the persons from whom, and to whom, the live specialty chicken was marketed, and
(iv) the class of specialty chicken that was marketed;

(d) the licensee must comply with all orders, regulations and rules of CFC and the National Farm Products Council and with the provisions of the Farm Products Agencies Act;
(e) the licensee may only market specialty chicken of the class for which they have been issued a federal specialty chicken quota;
(f) sufficient information to allow CFC to determine that the licensee has complied with the conditions set out in paragraph (e) must be provided by the licensee to CFC or to any person authorized by CFC to receive the information, within 21 days after each allocation period in the specialty chicken commitment form for which the licensee committed to market specialty chicken;
(g) the licensee must not trade, assign, rent, or otherwise transfer, or give as security for indebtedness, the right to market chicken for which a federal specialty chicken quota has been issued to that licensee;
(h) the licensee must keep complete and accurate books on all matters relevant to the marketing of specialty chicken, live or eviscerated, in interprovincial or export trade, and retain them for six years after the date of the last entry in them;
(i) the licensee must submit a specialty chicken commitment form to a Commodity Board according to the deadline fixed by that Board;
(j) the licensee must not knowingly engage in the marketing of live specialty chicken in interprovincial or export trade with persons who do not hold a licence issued under these Regulations;
(k) the licensee must not knowingly engage in the marketing, in interprovincial or export trade, of live specialty chicken not raised by producers authorized to market live specialty chicken in interprovincial or export trade under quotas allotted in accordance with the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations;
(l) the licensee must not knowingly engage in the marketing of specialty chicken in interprovincial or export trade in excess of the specialty chicken quota allotted on behalf of CFC to the licensee by the Commodity Board of the province in which the producer’s registered production facilities are located;
(m) the licensee must not knowingly engage in the marketing of specialty chicken with a producer who is marketing specialty chicken in excess of the specialty chicken quota allotted on behalf of CFC to the producer by the Commodity Board of the province in which the producer’s registered production facilities are located;
(n) the licensee must remit any levies imposed on the licensee under section 5.1 of the Canadian Chicken Marketing Levies Order; and
(o) the licensee must comply, as determined by the appropriate board, with the marketing scheme of the Commodity Board and the orders, regulations and rules of the Commodity Board and the Board.

SOR/2004-2, s. 2;
SOR/2006-179, s. 1(F);
SOR/2006-331, s. 1;
SOR/2007-168, s. 1;
SOR/2007-249, s. 4;
SOR/2011-244, s. 3;
SOR/2013-155, s. 1;
SOR/2014-143, s. 2;
SOR/2014-263, s. 2;
SOR/2015-227, ss. 2, 8, 9(E).

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6 The types of licences and the fees payable for their issuance are the following:

(a) for a producer’s licence, $100;
(b) for a producer-processor’s licence, $100;
(c) for a processor’s licence, $100;
(d) for a dealer’s’ licence, $100;
(e) for a retailer’s licence, $100;
(f) for a transporter’s licence, $100;
(g) for a market development licence, $100; and
(h) for a specialty chicken licence, $100.

SOR/2007-249, s. 5;
SOR/2014-143, s. 3.

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7 If a person is engaged in marketing chicken in more than one capacity, the person must apply to CFC for a licence in respect of each capacity.

Suspension, Revocation and Refusal to Issue or to Renew a Licence

8 (1) Subject to subsection (3), CFC may suspend a licence if the licensee

(a) fails to comply with a condition of the licence;
(b) is not in good standing with the Commodity Board or the Board;
(c) fails to pay levies in accordance with the Canadian Chicken Marketing Levies Order;
(d) is not in compliance with a quota allotted under the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations; or
(e) is not in compliance with the requirements set out in subsections 5(1) to (3) and (7).

(1.1) and (1.2) [Repealed, SOR/2015-227, s. 3]

(2) Subject to subsection (3), CFC may revoke a licence if

(a) the licensee fails to comply with a condition of the licence;
(b) the licensee is not in good standing with the Commodity Board or the Board;
(c) the licence has been suspended for more than 90 days and either the suspension remains in effect or no new licence has been issued to the licensee; or
(d) the licence has been suspended at least twice.

(2.1) Subject to subsection (3), CFC may refuse to issue a licence or to renew a licence for

(a) an applicant who previously held a licence that was suspended or revoked by CFC;
(b) an applicant if any associate or affiliated body of the applicant fails to comply with a condition of a licence issued under these Regulations; or
(c) an applicant who is not in good standing with the Commodity Board or the Board.

(2.2) For the purposes of paragraphs (1)(b), 2(b) and (2.1)(c), an applicant or licensee is not in good standing if CFC has been notified in writing by the Commodity Board or the Board that

(a) a licence issued by the Commodity Board or the Board to the applicant or licensee has been suspended and either the suspension remains in effect or no new licence has been issued to the applicant or licensee;
(b) a licence issued by the Commodity Board or the Board to the applicant or licensee has been revoked and either the licence has not been renewed or no new licence has been issued to the applicant or licensee; or
(c) the applicant or licensee, for any other reason, is not in good standing with the Commodity Board or the Board.

(3) CFC shall not suspend, revoke or refuse to renew a market development licence if the licence holder establishes that the failure to comply with the conditions of the market development licence is due to an event that

(a) was not reasonably foreseeable;
(b) rendered it impossible, through no fault of the licensee, for the licensee to market the chicken for an end-use referred to in section 3 of Schedule 2; and
(c) was beyond the control of the licensee.

(4) CFC shall not suspend, revoke or refuse to renew a specialty chicken licence if the licence holder establishes that the failure to comply with the conditions of the specialty chicken licence is due to an event that

(a) was not reasonably foreseeable;
(b) rendered it impossible, through no fault of the licensee, for the licensee to market the specialty chicken in accordance with the conditions of the specialty chicken licence; and
(c) was beyond the control of the licensee.

SOR/2004-2, s. 3;
SOR/2006-179, s. 2;
SOR/2011-244, s. 4(E);
SOR/2014-143, s. 4;
SOR/2015-227, s. 3.

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9 (1) If CFC intends to refuse to issue or renew a licence or to suspend or revoke a licence, CFC must give to the licensee or applicant, as the case may be, by personal service or registered mail addressed to him or her at his or her address recorded in the books of CFC, notice of its intention to refuse to issue or renew the licence or to suspend or revoke the licence, as the case may be.
(2) The notice must set out the reasons on which CFC bases its intention and must fix a time of not less than 30 days after the service or mailing of the notice for the applicant or licensee to show cause why the licence should be issued or renewed or should not be suspended or revoked, as the case may be.
(3) A decision on whether to refuse to issue or renew a licence or to suspend or revoke a licence is to be made by CFC taking into account the circumstances that gave rise to the intention referred to in subsection (1) and the representations, if any, made by the applicant or the licensee.
(4) Despite subsections (1) to (3), a market development licence is to be automatically suspended if the holder fails to comply with subsection 11.2(3) of the Canadian Chicken Marketing Levies Order.
(5) Despite subsections (1) to (3), a specialty chicken licence is to be automatically suspended if the holder fails to comply with subsection 12.2(3) of the Canadian Chicken Marketing Levies Order.

SOR/2006-179, s. 3;
SOR/2011-244, s. 5;
SOR/2014-143, s. 5.

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Repeal

10 [Repeal]

11 [Repealed, SOR/2007-249, s. 6]
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Coming into Force

12 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

SCHEDULE 1(Section 1)

Market Development Commitment Form
Province:
1 As the holder of market development Licence No. issued by Chicken Farmers of Canada, (Name of Primary Processor) requests the production of kilograms of chicken (live weight equivalent as calculated according to Schedule 2 to the Canadian Chicken Licensing Regulations) during period A- for planned marketing in accordance with the provisions of the Canadian Chicken Licensing Regulations.
2 (Name of Primary Processor) commits to market the total live weight equivalent of chicken requested

(a) during the market development commitment period, which is the period that spans the following three periods:

(i) the period referred to in section 1 of this form,
(ii) the period that was a period referred to in the schedule to the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations and that immediately precedes the period referred to in section 1 of this form, and
(iii) the period that becomes a period referred to in the schedule to the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations and that immediately follows the period referred to in section 1 of this form;

b) as one of the product categories set out in column 1 of the table to section 1 of Schedule 2 to the Canadian Chicken Licensing Regulations, not derived from mature chicken or spent fowl; and

c) to the buyers, and for the end-uses, referred to in section 3 of Schedule 2 to the Canadian Chicken Licensing Regulations
in the quantity specified below:
kgs (on a dry weight basis).

(Signature of Primary Processor)(Signature of CFC or CFC Designate)
Date Date
Date of receipt of this form by CFC or CFC Designate:

SOR/2007-249, s. 7;
SOR/2011-244, s. 6;
SOR/2015-227, s. 4.

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SCHEDULE 2(Paragraphs 5(3)(d) and (e), subparagraph 5(3)(i.01)(vii) and paragraph 8(3)(b))

1 The following coefficients apply to the calculation of the live weight equivalent of chicken marketed:

Item
Column 1
Column 2

Product Category
Full Live Weight Coefficient (%)

1
Live birds
100

2
Whole eviscerated birds without giblets
150

3
Leg quarters
125

4
Whole wings (3 joints)
150

5
Bone-in breasts
200

6
Boneless breasts
400

7
Drums/thighs
125

8
Boneless dark meat
200

9
Split wings (2 joints)
175

2 The chicken meat component that is derived from mechanically separated meat and the meat that is processed by advanced meat recovery systems do not qualify in the calculation of the live weight equivalent in section 1 of this Schedule.
3 The chicken or its live weight equivalent must be marketed in interprovincial or export trade to any buyers and for any end-uses, except that if the chicken, or its live weight equivalent, that is in a product category set out in item 3, 7 or 8, column 1 of the table to section 1 is marketed in interprovincial trade, it must be marketed to a person who has been issued a Market Development Policy Volume Confirmation letter by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, for one or more end-uses specified in the letter.

SOR/2007-249, s. 8;
SOR/2011-244, s. 7(F);
SOR/2013-155, s. 2;
SOR/2015-227, ss. 5(F), 6.

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SCHEDULE 3(Subparagraph 5(3)(i.01)(vi) and paragraph 5(4)(b))

Declaration
(Primary processor) declares that the following products(s), slaughtered at our facility, has/have been purchased by and is/are being claimed by the purchaser to meet the purchaser’s market development commitment for period A-:

Date of Marketing

CFIAFootnote for 1Certificate Number, if applicable

Product Marketed

Return to footnote 1Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Authorized Officer: (Signature)
Name:
Position: DATE :

NOTES:

1 This form is to be prepared and signed by the primary processor.

2 Within seven (7) days after the day on which this form is signed, the primary processor must submit

(a) Copy 1 to the Chicken Farmers of Canada, 1007-350 Sparks Street, Ottawa, ON K1R 7S8;
(b) Copy 2 to the Commodity Board; and
(c) Copy 3 to the processor claiming the product(s).

3 Copy 4 is to be retained by the primary processor for his or her own records.

SOR/2007-249, s. 9;
SOR/2015-227, s. 7.

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SCHEDULE 4(Section 1)Classes of Specialty Chicken


Silkie Chicken


Hong Kong Golden


Loong Kong TC


Bradner Long Cycle TC


Bradner Special Duals (Short Cycle TC)


VSB


Mt. Lehman


Blue Leg Taiwanese


Shondon TC

10 
Frey’s Special Dual Purpose

Note: Specialty chicken in classes 2 to 10 must be marketed with the head and feet attached.

SOR/2014-143, s. 6;
SOR/2014-263, s. 3.

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SCHEDULE 5(Section 1)

Specialty Chicken Commitment Form
Province:

1 As the holder of specialty chicken Licence No. issued by Chicken Farmers of Canada, (Name of Primary Processor or Producer) requests the production of the following classes and the amounts (in kilograms live weight) of specialty chicken during the allocation period A-, for planned marketing in accordance with the Canadian Chicken Licensing Regulations:

Class of Specialty Chicken
Amount

2 (Name of Primary Processor or Producer) commits to market the requested classes and the amounts (in kilograms live weight) of specialty chicken during the allocation period A-.

3 The applicant confirms that (select one of the following options):
The applicant is a primary processor and arrangements are in place with producers to produce the requested product volume.
The applicant is a producer and arrangements are in place with primary processors to process the requested product volume.

(Signature of Primary Processor or Producer)(Signature of CFC or CFC Designate)
Date Date
Date of receipt of this form by CFC or CFC Designate:

SOR/2014-143, s. 6;
SOR/2014-263, s. 3.

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