O.C. 407/2008

A.R. 147/2008

August 27, 2008


            The Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the Alberta Milk Plan Amendment Regulation set out in the attached Appendix.

For Information only

Recommended by:            Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

Authority:                             Marketing of Agricultural Products Act
                                                (section 23)


APPENDIX

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

ALBERTA MILK PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION

1   The Alberta Milk Plan Regulation (AR 150/2002) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(bb) is repealed.

3   Section 5(4) is repealed.

4   Section 10 is amended

                                 (a)    in subsection (4) by adding “present at the annual or special region meetings held” after “a vote of the majority of licensed producers”;

                                 (b)    in subsection (5) by adding “and the total number of votes shall be tallied to determine if a majority of producers present at the meetings held throughout Alberta have voted to approve the change to the service charge” after “meeting”.

5   Section 25(2) is amended

                                 (a)    in clause (a) by adding “annual general meeting that follows the” before “annual region meeting”;

                                 (b)    in clause (b) by adding “annual general meeting that follows the” before “annual region meeting”.

6   Section 26(2) is amended by adding “(d), (e), (f), (g), (h), (i) and (j)” after “(1)”.

7   Section 39 is amended

                                 (a)    in clause (c) by striking out “executive director” and substituting “2nd vice‑chair”;

                                 (b)    in clause (d) by striking out “executive director” and substituting “2nd vice‑chair”;

                                 (c)    in clause (e) by striking out “executive director” and substituting “2nd vice‑chair”.

8   Section 40(2) and (3) are amended by striking out “executive director” and substituting “2nd vice‑chair”.

9   Section 43 is amended

                                 (a)    in subsection (2)(b)(i) and (ii) by adding “the annual general meeting following” before “the annual region meeting” wherever it occurs;

                                 (b)    in subsection (7) by striking out “3 years” and substituting “one year”.

10   Section 56 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Tie vote

56(1)  If there are more than 2 nominations for the position and a tie vote occurs between 2 or more of the candidates that received the largest number of votes, the candidates with the smaller number of votes shall be eliminated and a 2nd election for the position shall be immediately held among the tied candidates.

(2)  If there are only 2 nominations for the position and a tie vote occurs, a 2nd election for the position shall be immediately held among the tied candidates and, if a tied vote occurs again, the returning officer shall immediately select, by draw, the candidate for the position and that person is deemed to have been elected to the position.

11   Section 61 is amended by striking out “February 28, 2009” and substituting “February 28, 2014”.