AR 281/96 ALBERTA PORK PRODUCERS' AUTHORIZATION REGULATION (Consolidated up to 60/2013)
ALBERTA REGULATION 281/96
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA PORK PRODUCERS’ AUTHORIZATION REGULATION
1 In this Regulation,
(a) “Act” means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;
(b) “Corporation” means the Alberta Pork Producers’ Development Corporation;
(c) repealed AR 60/2013 s2;
(d) “Plan” means the Alberta Pork Producers’ Plan Regulation;
(e) “producer” means a producer as defined in the Plan;
(f) “swine” means any member of the species Sus scrofa that is commonly known as a domestic pig or farmed wild boar.
AR 281/96 s1;158/2001;60/2013
Regulations made under section 26 of the Act
2 For the purposes of enabling the Corporation to operate the Plan, the Corporation is hereby authorized under section 26 of the Act to make regulations
(a) requiring producers engaged in the production or marketing, or both, of swine to register their names and addresses and other contact information with the Corporation;
(b) requiring any person who produces, markets or processes swine to furnish to the Corporation any information or record relating to the production, marketing or processing of the swine that the Corporation considers necessary;
(c)‑(e) repealed AR 60/2013 s3;
(f) 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;
(f.1) providing for the refund of service charges;
(g) requiring any person who receives any swine from a producer
(i) to deduct from the money payable to the producer any service charges payable by the producer to the Corporation, and
(ii) to forward the amount deducted to the Corporation;
(h) providing for the use of any class of service charges, levies or other money payable to or received by the Corporation for the purpose of paying its expenses and administering the Plan and the regulations made by the Corporation;
(i) permitting the Corporation to exercise any one or more of the powers that are vested in a co‑operative association under the Co‑operative Associations Act.
AR 281/96 s2;158/2001;243/2002;112/2011;60/2013
3 Repealed AR 158/2001 s4.
4 Regulations Relating to the Implementation of the Alberta Pork Producers’ Marketing Plan 1968 (Alta. Reg. 28/72) are repealed.
5 For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be re‑passed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on September 30, 2020.
AR 281/96 s5;158/2001;23/2007;112/2011