O.C. 53/2014

A.R. 26/2014

February 26, 2014


            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)


 

APPENDIX

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

ALBERTA EGG PRODUCERS PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION

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

 

2   The title is repealed and the following is substituted:

EGG FARMERS OF ALBERTA PLAN REGULATION

 

3   Section 1 is amended

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

                                          (b)    “Board” means the Egg Farmers of Alberta;

                                 (b)    by adding the following after clause (f):

                                       (f.1)    “family member” means the spouse, adult interdependent partner, child, parent, sibling, son‑in‑law, daughter‑in‑law, father‑in‑law, mother‑in‑law, first cousin, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew of a registered producer;

 

4   Section 3 is amended by renumbering it  as section 3(1) and by adding the following after subsection (1):

(2)  On and after January 1, 2014, the name of the plan continued under subsection (1) is changed to the “Egg Farmers of Alberta Plan”.

 

5   Section 5(4) is amended by striking out “(AR 394/86)” and substituting “(AR 183/97)”.

 

6   Section 7 is amended by renumbering it as section 7(1) and by adding the following after subsection (1):

(2)  On and after January 1, 2014, the name of the board continued under subsection (1) is changed to the “Egg Farmers of Alberta”.

 

7   Section 9(2)(c) is repealed and the following is substituted:

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

 

8   Section 19 is amended

                                 (a)    in subsection (3) by striking out “until one year has expired following the expiry of that person’s last term” and substituting “until the next annual general meeting following the expiry of that person’s last term”;

                                 (b)    in subsection (4) by striking out “and” at the end of clause (a), by adding “and” at the end of clause (b) and adding the following after clause (b):

                                          (c)    is a resident of Alberta.

                                 (c)    in subsection (4.1) by striking out “more than 2 members who are directors” and substituting “more than one member who is a director”.

 

9   Section 20 is amended

                                 (a)    in subsection (1) by adding the following after clause (b):

                                      (b.1)    the person is not a resident of Alberta;

                                 (b)    in subsection (2) by striking out “or” at the end of clause (b) and by adding the following after clause (b):

                                      (b.1)    the person ceasing to be a resident of Alberta, or

                                 (c)    by adding the following after subsection (2):

(3)  The Board may, on a motion passed unanimously by the members in attendance at a Board meeting, remove a member from office if the member fails to abide by any of the Board’s policies, administrative directives or orders.

 

10   Section 28(3) is repealed and the following is substituted:

(3)  A registered producer to which this section applies shall appoint an individual to be the representative of the registered producer and

                                 (a)    if the registered producer is a corporation, the corporation must appoint an individual who is a director, shareholder, member, officer or employee of the corporation or a family member of a shareholder as its representative,

                                 (b)    if the registered producer is a partnership, the partnership must appoint an individual who is a partner or an employee of the partnership or a family member of a partner as its representative, or

                                 (c)    if the registered producer is an organization other than a corporation or a partnership, the organization must appoint an individual who is a member, officer or employee of the organization as its representative.

 

11   Section 34 is amended by striking out “May 31, 2014” and substituting “September 30, 2019”.