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Alberta Regulation 153/2005
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA CHICKEN PRODUCERS MARKETING
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: August 4, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Chicken Producers on June 14, 2005 pursuant to sections 26 and 27 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Alberta Chicken Producers Marketing Regulation (AR 3/2000) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 28.2(10) is repealed.

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Alberta Regulation 154/2005
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
HATCHING EGGS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: August 12, 2005
For information only:   Made by the Alberta Hatching Egg Producers on August 8, 2005 pursuant to sections 26 and 27 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. 
1   The Hatching Eggs Regulation (AR 280/97) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added before section 14:
Definitions
13.1   In this Part,
	(a)	"breed factor" means the potential production of hatching eggs by a particular species of breeder hen as compared to the potential production of hatching eggs by the species of breeder hen designated by the Board as the designated breed;
	(b)	"designated breed" means the species of breeder hen designated by the Board as the benchmark for production of hatching eggs.

3   Section 14 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after subsection (2):
(2.1)  The Board may make administrative orders establishing a breed factor for each type of breeder hen being used by licensed producers.
(2.2)  If the Board establishes a breed factor under subsection (2.1), the number of breeder chicks that can be placed by a breeder quota holder will be adjusted in accordance with the established breed factor.
	(b)	in subsection (3)(a) by adding "or as adjusted under subsection (2.2)" after "breeder quota".

4   Section 27(2)(b) is amended by striking out "1(a) or (b)" and substituting "(1)(a) or (b)".

5   The following is added after section 34:
Administrative order
34.1(1)  Where the Board considers it necessary to adjust an imbalance in the supply of hatching eggs to licensed hatcheries, the Board may do one or more of the following by administrative order:
	(a)	direct the transfer of hatching eggs from one licensed hatchery to another licensed hatchery;
	(b)	direct that all hatching eggs to be produced from one or more specific flocks of breeder hens be transferred to a designated licensed hatchery;
	(c)	direct that a producer transfer the marketing of its hatching eggs to a designated licensed hatchery.
(2)  The Board must not make an administrative order that permanently transfers the marketing of hatching eggs from a producer to a new licensed hatchery without first consulting with the producer and the licensed hatchery.

6   Section 36 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following before subsection (1):
(0.1)  In this section "designated flock life" means the period of time from the week a flock of breeder hens is placed with a licensed producer to the week the flock is to be removed from the production of hatching eggs as determined by the Board.
	(b)	in subsection (1) by striking out "minimum flock life" and substituting "designated flock life";
	(c)	in subsection (2)
	(i)	by adding ", (3.1)" after "(3)";
	(ii)	by striking out "minimum flock life" and substituting "designated flock life";
	(d)	in subsection (3) by striking out "minimum flock life" and substituting "designated flock life";
	(e)	by adding the following after subsection (3):
(3.1)  A licensed hatchery may increase the designated flock life but may do so by no more than 7 days.
	(f)	by adding the following after subsection (4):
(4.1)  On application by a licensed hatchery, the Board may extend the designated flock life beyond the period of time referred to under subsection (3.1) if the Board determines that special or extenuating circumstances exist.
	(g)	in subsection (5) by striking out "minimum flock life" and substituting "designated flock life".

7   Section 38 is amended by adding the following after subsection (4):
(5)  Notwithstanding section 36(4.1), if a licensed producer fails to remove from production a flock that has been in production for greater than the time period referred to in section 36(3.1), the licensed producer will be subject to an overproduction penalty of $0.28 for every settable egg produced from that flock.









THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, AUGUST 31, 2005