AR 299/2002 POTATO GROWERS OF ALBERTA AUTHORIZATION REGULATION (Consolidated up to 13/2014)
ALBERTA REGULATION 299/2002
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
POTATO GROWERS OF ALBERTA AUTHORIZATION REGULATION Definition
1(1) In this Regulation, “Plan” means the Potato Growers of Alberta Plan Regulation (AR 291/2002).
(2) Words defined in the Act or the Plan have the same meaning when used in this Regulation.
AR 299/2002 s1;13/2014
Regulations under section 26 of 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 producers engaged in the production or marketing, or both, of the regulated product to register their names and addresses with the Commission;
(b) 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;
(c) requiring persons to be licensed under the Plan before they become engaged in the production, marketing and processing, or any one or more of those functions, of the regulated product;
(d) prohibiting persons from engaging in the production, marketing or processing, as the case may be, of the regulated product except under the authority of a licence issued under the Plan;
(e) governing the issuance, suspension or cancellation of a licence issued under the Plan;
(f) providing for
(i) the assessment, charging and collection of service charges and licence fees, as the case may be, 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 and licence fees, as the case may be;
(g) requiring any person who receives the regulated product from a producer
(i) to deduct from the money payable to the producer any service charges, licence fees or levies, as the case may be, payable by the producer to the Commission, and
(ii) to forward the amount deducted to the Commission;
(h) providing for the use of any class of service charges, licence fees, 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;
(i) providing for the payment to a Canada Board of money that is payable under a Canada Act;
(j) respecting the circumstance, if any, under which a service charge may be refunded to a producer.
AR 299/2002 s2;110/2011;13/2014
3 The Potato Growers of Alberta Authorization Regulation (AR 265/98) 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 March 31, 2024.
AR 299/2002 s4;12/2008;7/2009;110/2011;13/2014