September 8, 2004
The Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the Alberta Pork Producers Plan Amendment Regulation set out in the attached Appendix.
For Information only
Recommended by: Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
Authority: Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
ALBERTA PORK PRODUCERS PLAN
1 The Alberta Pork Producers Plan Regulation (AR 219/2001) is amended by this Regulation.
2 Section 1(1) is amended
(a) by repealing clause (g) and substituting the following:
(g) hog means any member of the species Sus scrofa domesticus produced or marketed in Alberta and known as domestic pig;
(b) by repealing clause (m) and substituting the following:
(m) producer means
(i) a person engaged in the production of hogs,
(ii) a person who takes possession of any hogs from a producer under any security for a debt, or
(iii) a person who under any arrangement, including a contractual arrangement, is entitled directly or indirectly to a share of the hogs raised by a producer or any portion of the revenue derived from the sale of the hogs;
(c) by repealing clause (o) and substituting the following:
(o) registered producer means a producer who
(i) has produced or marketed a hog in the most recent 12-month period, and
(ii) has been assigned a farm unit registration number by the Corporation.
3 Section 6(2)(l) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(l) to establish health, safety and quality standards for hogs and pork, including the establishment of an identification and tracing system for hogs produced or marketed in Alberta;
4 Section 9 is amended in clauses (c) and (d) by adding production, before marketing.
5 Section 25 is amended by repealing clauses (d) and (e).
6 Section 42(4) is repealed and the following is substituted:
(4) A registered producer is entitled to not more than one vote on each matter notwithstanding that the registered producer may
(a) have been assigned more than one farm unit registration number, or
(b) manage, operate, own, lease or hold equity in more than one farm unit.