O.C. 302/2012

A.R. 162/2012

September 19, 2012


            The Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the Alberta Chicken 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)


APPENDIX

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

ALBERTA CHICKEN PRODUCERS’
PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION

1   The Alberta Chicken Producers’ Plan Regulation (AR 70/93) is amended by this Regulation.

 

2   Section 1 is amended

                                 (a)    by repealing clause (c.1);

                                 (b)    in clause (d) by striking out “and includes any one or more of broilers, roasters or rock cornish chicken”.

 

3   Section 5(1)(c) is amended by striking out “(j), (k), (l)” and substituting “(i), (j), (k), (l), (l.1), (l.3)”.

 

4   Section 8 is amended

                                 (a)    by striking out clause (b) and substituting the following:

                                          (b)    may appoint officers and agents, including an Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer or General Manager, as the case may be, and may prescribe their duties and fix and provide for their remuneration;

                                 (b)    in clause (f) by striking out “may issue directions governing the Board’s internal operations” and substituting “the regulations and any applicable Orders in Council, may issue administrative orders and directives respecting the carrying out of its powers and duties and may issue policies and procedures governing the Board’s operations”.

 

5   Section 9(2) is amended

                                 (a)    by repealing clause (c) and substituting the following:

                                          (c)    governing the transferability or non-transferability of quotas;

                                 (b)    in clause (d)(i) by adding “volume, weight, components, contents” before “amount”;

                                 (c)    in clause (g) by striking out “quantity of each class, variety, size, grade and kind” and substituting “quantity, weight and volume of each class, variety, size, grade, kind, components and contents”;

                                 (d)    by repealing clause (j) and substituting the following:

                                           (j)    determining or respecting the determination of the minimum price or prices that shall be paid to producers for the regulated product or any class, variety, size, grade, volume, weight, components, contents or kind of the regulated product and determining different prices for different parts of Alberta;

                                 (e)    by adding the following after clause (l):

                                        (l.1)    regulating and controlling agreements entered into by producers of a regulated product with persons engaged in marketing or processing of the regulated product, including to prohibit any provision in the agreements;

                                        (l.2)    providing for the terms and conditions on which a person may market the regulated product in excess of the quota fixed and allocated to the person;

                                        (l.3)    respecting the amount, manner and time of payments to producers by processors and requiring the making of statements and other documents accompanying payments and respecting the information to be contained in the statements and other documents;

 

6   Section 24 is amended by adding the following after subsection (8):

(8.1) An individual who is appointed as a representative of a licensed producer must not vote in an election or on any other matter or hold office under this Plan in the individual’s own capacity as a licensed producer.

 

7   Section 34(1), (2) and (3) are amended by striking out “30 days” and substituting “15 days”.

 

8   Section 34.1 is amended by striking out “May 31, 2012” and substituting “May 31, 2017”.