AR 135/2012 ALBERTA OAT GROWERS COMMISSION AUTHORIZATION REGULATION (no amdt)
ALBERTA REGULATION 135/2012
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA OAT GROWERS COMMISSION AUTHORIZATION REGULATION
1(1) In this Regulation,
(a) “Act” means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;
(b) “Commission” means the Commission established under the Plan with the name “Alberta Oat Growers Commission”;
(c) “Plan” means the Alberta Oat Growers Commission Plan Regulation.
(2) Words defined in the Act or the Plan have the same meaning when used in this Regulation.
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 of the Act to make the following regulations:
(a) requiring any person who produces, markets or processes the 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;
(b) requiring persons other than producers to be licensed under the Plan before they become engaged in the marketing and processing, or either of those functions, of the regulated product;
(c) governing the issuance, suspension or cancellation of a licence issued under the Plan;
(d) providing for
(i) the assessment, charging and collection of service charges from producers from time to time for the purposes of the Plan, and
(ii) the taking of legal action to enforce payment of the service charges;
(e) providing for the refund of service charges;
(f) requiring any person who receives the regulated product from a producer
(i) to deduct from the money payable to the producer any service charges payable by the producer to the Commission, and
(ii) to forward the amount deducted to the Commission;
(g) providing for the use of any class of service charges 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.
3 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 July 31, 2017.
Coming into force
4 This Regulation comes into force on August 1, 2012.