O.C. 108/2009

March 11, 2009

A.R. 51/2009

March 12, 2009

            The Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the Alberta Egg Producers 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)


Marketing of Agricultural Products Act


1   The Alberta Egg Producers Plan Regulation (AR 258/97) is amended by this Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 5(5):

(5.1)  Notwithstanding subsection (4), where an owner exempted under subsection (4) sells the regulated product in accordance with an exemption granted by the Board, any regulations made in respect of this Plan respecting the payment of levies and service charges apply to that owner and to that regulated product.


3   Section 19(6)(b) is amended by striking out “one year” and substituting “18 months”.


4   Section 19.1 is amended

                                 (a)    by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the following:

(2)  Notwithstanding section 19(3), with the approval of the Board and the registered producers, a member of the Board may be permitted to serve as a member of the Board for one additional 3-year term in order to enable the Board to fulfill commitments to the Canada Board.

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