AR 136/2012 ALBERTA WHEAT COMMISSION AUTHORIZATION (no amdt)
ALBERTA REGULATION 136/2012
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA WHEAT COMMISSION AUTHORIZATION REGULATION
1(1) In this Regulation,
(a) “Commission” means the Alberta Wheat Commission;
(b) “Plan” means the Alberta Wheat Commission Plan.
(2) Words used in this Regulation that are defined in the Alberta Wheat Commission Plan Regulation have the same meaning as defined in that Regulation.
Regulations made under section 26 of the Act
2 For the purposes of enabling the Commission to operate this Plan, the Commission may be empowered by the Council, pursuant to 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 persons other than producers to be licensed under this 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 this Plan;
(d) providing for
(i) the assessment, charging and collection of service charges from producers from time to time for the purposes of this Plan, and
(ii) the taking of legal action to enforce payment of the service charges;
(e) respecting the circumstances, if any, under which a service charge may be refundable to a producer;
(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 this Plan and the regulations made by the Commission;
(h) prohibiting persons from engaging in the marketing or processing, as the case may be, of a regulated products except under the authority of a licence issued under the plan.
3 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 April 30, 2018.
Coming into force
4 This Regulation comes into force on August 1, 2012.