O.C. 338/2002

July 10, 2002

A.R. 148/2002

July 11, 2002


    A P P E N D I X

    Dairy Industry Omnibus Act, 2002




1(1)  In this Regulation,

    (a) "Central Milk Testing Laboratory" means the approved laboratory under the Dairy Industry Act;

    (b) "Dairy Board" means the Alberta Dairy Control Board;

    (c) "personal information" has the meaning prescribed in the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act;

    (d) "record" means record as defined in the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

(2)  Words defined in the Alberta Milk Plan Regulation and the Alberta Milk Marketing Regulation have the same meaning when used in this Regulation.

Transfer to Alberta Milk


2   The following records are transferred to Alberta Milk on the coming into force of this Regulation:

    (a) Dairy Board and policy committee minutes, including the agendas, minutes and background information of the Dairy Board and policy committee meetings;

    (b) agreements that the Dairy Board entered into with federal and provincial governments, provincial milk boards and Alberta agencies involved with the dairy industry, including but not limited to the National Milk Marketing Plan, the Western Milk Pooling Agreement and The Comprehensive Agreement on Pooling of Milk Revenues;

    (c) agreements that the Dairy Board entered into related to goods and services required by the Dairy Board in carrying out its powers and duties;

    (d) Dairy Board orders and directives relating to production, processing, supplying, transportation, distribution and sale of milk and the Dairy Board orders and directives in effect on the coming into force of this Regulation for excess milk prices, assessments, container sizes, security requirements, class 1 conversion rates and milk hauling and handling;

    (e) the Dairy Board quota system database that is used for quota administration, and production information and contains personal information about producers, the quota allotment, quota adjustments based on quota purchases, sales and leases, milk delivery volumes, test results from the Central Milk Testing Laboratory, value of the milk delivered and deductions;

    (f) the electronic records and spreadsheets for the 2-year period commencing August 1, 2000, except records that are subject to privilege or are confidential to the Dairy Board or the Government;

    (g) despite clause (f), the Dairy Board pooling system electronic database

        (i) that is used to calculate the value of the milk received, under section 47 of the Dairy Industry Regulation (AR 139/99), and processed and the cost of meeting obligations to the Western Milk Pool, Special Classes Pool, export activity, provincial average component tests, class 1 utilization, producer payment and processor receivables, and

        (ii) that is used for accounts receivable and payable, verification audits at dairy plants.



3   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on February 28, 2008.

Coming into force


4   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of the Dairy Industry Omnibus Act, 2002.