AR 128/99 ALBERTA PULSE GROWERS COMMISSION AUTHORIZATION REGULATION (Consolidated up to 109/2014)
ALBERTA REGULATION 128/99
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA PULSE GROWERS COMMISSION AUTHORIZATION REGULATION Definitions
1(1) In this Regulation,
(a) “Act” means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;
(b) “Commission” means the Alberta Pulse Growers Commission;
(c) “Plan” means the Alberta Pulse Growers Marketing Plan Regulation (AR 120/99);
(d) “producer” means a producer as defined in the Plan;
(e) “regulated product” means regulated product as defined in the Plan.
(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 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 all dealers to be licensed under the Plan before they become engaged in the marketing or processing of the regulated product;
(c) prohibiting dealers from engaging in the marketing or processing of the regulated product except under the authority of a licence issued under the Plan;
(d) governing the issuance, suspension or cancellation of a licence issued under the Plan;
(e) 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) providing for the refund of service charges;
(g) requiring any dealer or other 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;
(h) providing for the use of the service charges received by the Commission for the purposes of paying its expenses and administering the Plan and the regulations made by the Commission.
AR 128/99 s2;109/2014
3 The Alberta Pulse Growers Commission Authorization Regulation (AR 173/89) is repealed.
4 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, 2024.
AR 128/99 s4;347/2003;173/2009;109/2014