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AR 104/97 HONEY GRADING REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 59/2016)

ALBERTA REGULATION 104/97

Livestock and Livestock Products Act

HONEY GRADING REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1      Definitions


                2      Application

                3      Honey Regulations

                4      Container requirements

                5      Grades

Repeals

                6      Repeal

Definitions

1   In this Regulation,

                               (a)    “beekeeper” has the meaning given to it in the Bee Act;

                              (b)    “farmers’ market” means a place or premises operated to facilitate the sale of agricultural products by the producer directly to a consumer who takes delivery of the product at that place or premises;

                               (c)    “Federal Honey Regulations” means the Honey Regulations, C.R.C. c.287 under the Canada Agricultural Products Act;

                              (d)    “honey house” means a place or premises used by a beekeeper for handling, storing, extracting or packaging honey;

                               (e)    “registered establishment” has the meaning given to it in section 2(1) of the Federal Honey Regulations.

AR 104/97 s1;67/2011

Application

2(1)  This Regulation applies to honey produced in Alberta that is to be sold in Alberta.

(2)  Section 5(1) of this Regulation does not apply to honey that a beekeeper sells directly to a consumer at the beekeeper’s honey house or residence or at a farmers’ market.

Honey Regulations

3   A person who in Alberta produces, packs, ships, transports, advertises, displays or sells or offers to pack, ship, transport, advertise, display or sell honey to which this Regulation applies shall comply with the Federal Honey Regulations.

Container requirements

4(1)  A beekeeper who sells honey directly to a consumer at the beekeeper’s honey house or residence or at a farmers’ market shall ensure that the container in which the honey is sold

                               (a)    displays the name and address of the beekeeper, and

                              (b)    shows the net weight of the contents.

(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply if the container is provided by the consumer.

Grades

5(1)  Honey to which this Regulation applies must be graded before it is sold.

(2)  The grades for honey to which this Regulation applies are the grades set out in Table III of Schedule I of the Federal Honey Regulations.

Repeals

Repeal

6   The Honey Grading Regulation (AR 277/84) is repealed.

7   Repealed AR 59/2016 s3.