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Farm Products Agencies Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-4)

Act current to 2024-06-19 and last amended on 2015-02-26. Previous Versions

PART IIIFarm Products Promotion and Research Agencies (continued)

Establishment (continued)

Marginal note:Application of certain provisions of Part II

  •  (1) Sections 18 to 20, 24 to 27, 29 to 31, 33 to 35 and 38 apply in respect of this Part.

  • Marginal note:Modification for purpose of application

    (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), a reference in any of those sections to “agency” shall be deemed to be a reference to “promotion-research agency”.

  • 1993, c. 3, s. 12

Marginal note:Levies and charges

 Where a promotion and research plan provides for levies or charges payable by persons who are engaged in the production or importation of a regulated product, or the marketing thereof, and any such levy or charge remains unpaid after the time provided in the plan at which it was due and payable to an agency, the levy or charge constitutes a debt payable to the agency and may be sued for and recovered as such by the agency in any court of competent jurisdiction.

  • 1993, c. 3, s. 12

Marginal note:Offences and punishment

  •  (1) Every person who

    • (a) contravenes any provision of this Part or of a promotion and research plan that an agency is authorized to implement,

    • (b) fails to comply with a requirement of the Council pursuant to paragraph 7(1)(j) or (k) that is applicable to that person, or

    • (c) contravenes any order or regulation made by an agency under paragraph 42(1)(d) or (e) that has been approved by the Council,

    is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction and liable to a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars.

  • Marginal note:Limitation period

    (2) Any proceedings by way of summary conviction in respect of an offence under this section may be instituted at any time within but not later than one year after the time when the subject-matter of the proceedings arose.

  • 1993, c. 3, s. 12

Marginal note:Information obtained under Customs Act

 An agency may authorize any person or person within a class of persons to receive customs information as defined in subsection 107(1) of the Customs Act and, subject to any conditions that the agency may specify, a person so authorized is legally entitled to the information.

  • 1993, c. 3, s. 12
  • 2015, c. 3, s. 92

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