ARCHIVED — Vol. 147, No. 17 — April 27, 2013

Ontario Grain Order

Statutory authority

Agricultural Products Marketing Act

Sponsoring agency

Farm Products Council of Canada

REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS STATEMENT

For the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement, see New Brunswick Blueberry Order.

PROPOSED REGULATORY TEXT

Notice is given that the Governor in Council, pursuant to section 2 (see footnote a) of the Agricultural Products Marketing Act (see footnote b), proposes to make the annexed Ontario Grain Order.

Interested persons may make representations concerning the proposed Order within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice. All such representations must cite the Canada Gazette, Part Ⅰ, and the date of publication of this notice, and be addressed to Pierre Bigras, Manager-Regulatory Affairs, Farm Products Council of Canada, Central Experimental Farm, Building 59, 960 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C6 (tel.: 613-759-1555; fax: 613-759-1566; email: pierre.bigras@agr.gc.ca).

Ottawa, April 18, 2013

JURICA ČAPKUN
Assistant Clerk of the Privy Council

ONTARIO GRAIN ORDER

INTERPRETATION

1. The following definitions apply in this Order.

  • “Commodity Board” means the Grain Farmers of Ontario. (Office)
  • “grain” means any combination of grain corn, soybeans and any variety of wheat that are produced in Ontario. (grain)
  • “grain corn” means corn, other than seed corn, sweet corn or popping corn. (maïs-grain)
  • “Supervisory Board” means the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission. (Organisme de surveillance)

INTERPROVINCIAL AND EXPORT TRADE

2. The Commodity Board and the Supervisory Board are authorized to regulate the marketing of grain in interprovincial and export trade and, for that purpose, with respect to persons and property situated within Ontario, to exercise all or any powers like the powers exercisable by them in relation to the marketing of grain locally within the province.

LEVIES AND CHARGES

3. The Commodity Board and the Supervisory Board, in relation to the powers granted to them by section 2 with respect to interprovincial and export trade, are authorized to

  • (a) fix, impose and collect levies or charges from persons within Ontario who are engaged in the production or marketing of grain and, for those purposes, to classify those persons into groups and fix the levies or charges payable by the members of the different groups in different amounts; and
  • (b) use the levies or charges for their purposes, including the creation of reserves, the payment of expenses and losses resulting from the sale or disposal of any grain and the equalization or adjustment among grain producers of money realized from the sale of grain during any period that they may determine.

COMING INTO FORCE

4. This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.

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