O.C. 303/2012

A.R. 163/2012

September 19, 2012


            The Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the Sugar Beet Marketing 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

SUGAR BEET MARKETING PLAN
AMENDMENT REGULATION

1   The Sugar Beet Marketing Plan Regulation (AR 275/97) is amended by this Regulation.

 

2    Section 15 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Chair, etc.

15(1)  At the annual general meeting of the Board, the area delegates and members of the Board shall elect, from the nominees nominated under subsection (2), a chair of the Board.

(2)  Nominations for the position of chair of the Board must be filed with the Board office, on a form satisfactory to the Board, no later than 14 days before the annual general meeting of the Board.

(3)  If the person elected as chair is a member of the Board representing an area, that person shall be relieved of all duties in that role as the representative of an area, and the Board shall, with the approval of the Marketing Council, appoint another person from that area as a member of the Board for the purposes of section 14(a).

(4)  The members of the Board shall, at the first meeting of the Board held after the annual general meeting, elect a registered producer from among themselves to be the vice‑chair of the Board.

(5)  Notwithstanding section 19(1)(b), the term of office of the chair of the Board commences on the conclusion of the annual general meeting at which the person is elected as chair and expires on the conclusion of the annual general meeting held in the 2nd year following the year in which the term commenced.

(6)  The term of office of vice‑chair of the Board commences on the conclusion of the meeting at which the person is elected as vice‑chair and expires on the conclusion of the first meeting of the Board held after the annual general meeting of the Board held in the year following the year in which the term commenced.

3   Section 26(a) is amended by adding “at least 30 days before the annual general meeting of the Board” after “area”.

4   Section 30 is amended by striking out “7 days” and substituting “30 days”.

5   Section 38 is repealed.