Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 147, Number 17: Saskatchewan Mustard Order

April 27, 2013

Statutory authority

Agricultural Products Marketing Act

Sponsoring agency

Farm Products Council of Canada


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


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 Saskatchewan Mustard 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:

Ottawa, April 18, 2013

Assistant Clerk of the Privy Council



1. The following definitions apply in this Order.

“Act” means The Agri-Food Act, 2004, S.S. 2004, c. A-15.21. (Loi)

“Commodity Board” means the Saskatchewan Mustard Development Commission constituted in accordance with the Act. (Office)

“mustard” means any of the following that is produced in Saskatchewan:

  • (a) mustard seed or any part of the plant Sinapis alba;
  • (b) non-canola quality types of Brassica juncea as set out in the regulations made under the Seeds Act;
  • (c) oil, protein and condiment types of Sinapis alba; and
  • (d) the seed or any part of the plant Brassica carinata for industrial use. (moutarde)

“Supervisory Board” means the Agri-Food Council continued by the Act. (Organisme de surveillance)


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


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 Saskatchewan who are engaged in the production or marketing of mustard 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 mustard and the equalization or adjustment among mustard producers of money realized from the sale of mustard during any period that they may determine.


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