Alberta Beef Producers Authorization Regulation

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Published: 2015

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Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
1(1)  In this Regulation,
                               (a)    “Act” means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;
                              (b)    repealed AR 23/2010 s2;
                               (c)    “Plan” means the Alberta Beef Producers Plan Regulation (AR 336/2003).
(2)  Words defined in the Act or the Plan have the same meaning when used in this Regulation.
AR 352/2003 s1;81/2009;23/2010
Regulations made under section 26 of the Act
2   For the purposes of enabling the Commission to operate the Plan, the Commission is hereby authorized under section 26(1) of the Act to make regulations
                               (a)    requiring producers engaged in the marketing of a regulated product to register their names and addresses with the Commission;
                              (b)    requiring any person who produces, markets or processes a regulated product to furnish to the Commission any information or record relating to the production, marketing or processing of the regulated product that the Commission considers necessary;
                               (c)    providing for
                                        (i)    the assessment, charging and collection of service charges from producers from time to time for the purposes of the Plan,
                                      (ii)    the assessment, charging and collection of levies from producers from time to time for the purposes of the Plan, and
                                     (iii)    the taking of legal action to enforce payment of the service charges and levies, as the case may be;
                           (c.1)    repealed AR 86/2015 s2;
                              (d)    requiring any person who receives a regulated product from a producer
                                        (i)    to deduct from the money payable to the producer any service charges or levies, as the case may be, payable by the producer to the Commission, and
                                      (ii)    to forward the amount deducted to the Commission;
                           (d.1)    respecting the circumstances, if any, under which a service charge may be refunded to a producer;
                               (e)    providing for the use of any class of service charges, levies or other money payable to or received by the Commission for the purpose of paying its expenses and administering the Plan and the regulations made by the Commission;
                               (f)    providing for payment to the Canada Board of money that is payable under the Canada Act.
AR 352/2003 s2;81/2009;23/2010;86/2015
3, 4   Repealed AR 23/2010 s4.
5   Repealed AR 86/2015 s3.
6   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on June 30, 2020.
AR 352/2003 s6;9/2008;81/2009;23/2010