O.C. 384/2013

November 27, 2013

A.R. 214/2013

November 28, 2013


            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 8(b) is amended

                               (a)    in subclause (i) by striking out “General Manager” wherever it occurs and substituting “Executive Director”;

                               (b)    in subclause (ii) by striking out “General Manager” wherever it occurs and substituting “Executive Director”.

 

3   Section 9 is amended

                               (a)    in subsection (1)

                                        (i)    in clause (f)

                                               (A)    in subclause (i) by striking out “service charges and licence fees” and substituting “service charges, licence fees, levies or other money”;

                                               (B)    in subclause (ii) by striking out “service charges and licence fees” and substituting “service charges, licence fees, levies or other money”;

                                       (ii)    in clause (g)

                                               (A)    by striking out “person” and substituting “processor”;

                                               (B)    in subclause (i) by striking out “licence fees or levies” and substituting “licence fees, levies or other money”;

                               (b)    in subsection (2)(n) by striking out “or a designated agency”;

                               (c)    by repealing subsection (3).

 

4   Section 11 is amended

                               (a)    in subsection (1) by striking out “or licence fees or both” and substituting “, licence fees and levies from producers and by any other money payable to or received or accrued by the Board”;

                               (b)    in subsection (2) by adding the following after clause (b):

                                   (b.1)    the Board may invoice a producer for service charges owing for a crop year where the producer has been granted a leave of absence from producing sugar beets for that crop year;

 

5   Section 16 is amended by striking out “and” at the end of clause (a), adding “and” at the end of clause (b) and by adding the following after clause (b):

                               (c)    the Board may, on a motion passed by 2/3 of the directors currently in office at a Board meeting, remove a director from office if the director fails to abide by any of the Board’s policies, administrative directives or orders.

 

6   Section 23(a) is amended by striking out “and as delegates”.

 

7   Section 31(2) is amended by striking out “10%” and substituting “20%”.

 

8   Section 33(2)(b) is amended by striking out “statutory declaration” and substituting “declaration in writing”.

 

9   Section 34 is amended

                               (a)    in subsection (8) by striking out “statutory”;

                               (b)    in subsection (9) by striking out “statutory”.

 

10   Section 41(3) is amended by striking out “Council shall appoint” and substituting “Board, with the approval of Council, shall appoint”.

 

11   Section 43(3) is repealed and following is substituted:

(3)  If the Council declares an election to be void and the position vacant,

                                       (a)    the Council shall order that, within the time set by the Council, a special election meeting be held and an election conducted to fill the vacant position, or

                                       (b)    the Board, with the approval of Council, shall appoint from among individuals who are eligible to be elected to the position, an individual to fill the vacant position.

 

12   Section 44 is repealed.

 

13   Section 45 is amended by striking out “November 30, 2013” and substituting “November 30, 2018”.

 

14   The Schedule is amended in section 3 by striking out “Lethbridge Northern Area” and substituting “Picture Butte Area”.