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S.M. 1988-89, c. 17: Table of Contents

S.M. 1988-89, c. 17

Bill 28, 1st Session, 34th Legislature

The Agricultural Producers' Organization Funding Act

PART I
DEFINITIONS AND PURPOSE
2 Purpose of the Act
PART II
AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS' ORGANIZATION CERTIFICATION AGENCY
3(1) Establishment of agency
(2) Membership
(3) Membership
(4) Term of office
(5) Remuneration
4 Agency is corporation
5(1) Chairperson and vice-chairperson
(2) Duties of chairperson
(3) Duties of vice-chairperson
6(1) Quorum
(2) Majority decision
7 Procedures
8 Employees
9 Responsibilities
10(1) Definition of "dependant"
(2) Disqualification of agency members
11 Immunity from liability
12(1) Report to the minister
(2) Report to the legislature
PART III
FUNDING OF THE CERTIFIED ORGANIZATION
DIVISION I
13(1) Application for qualification
(2) Consideration of application
14 Determination of qualified organization
15(1) Loss of qualification
(2) Agency to determine loss of qualification
DIVISION II
CERTIFICATION
16(1) Application for certification
(2) Certification limited
17(1) Automatic certification
(2) Effective date of certification
18(1) More than one application
(2) Effective date of certification
(3) Review by agency
19(1) Term of certification
(2) Automatic renewal of certification
20(1) Challenges to certification
(2) Effective date of certification
(3) Review by agency
21 Loss of certification
22(1) Interim certification
(2) Review by agency
(3) Term of certification
DIVISION III
COLLECTION OF MEMBERSHIP FEES
23(1) Purchasers to keep books and records
(2) Retention of books and records
24 Purchasers to supply information
25(1) Purchasers to collect fees
(2) Remittance within 30 days
26 Maximum membership fee
27 Membership fees
28 Notification to producers
29(1) Objection to deduction of fees
(2) Where objection received
30 Purchaser to allow inspection
PART IV
FUNDING OF DESIGNATED PRODUCER ORGANIZATIONS
31(1) Petition for designation of organization of producers
(2) Petition to contain information
(3) Agency to study petition
32(1) Referendum
(2) 60% majority required
(3) Eligibility to vote in referendum
33 Recommendation of designation
34(1) Regulations
(2) Authorization number
(3) Number valid until cancelled
(4) Limitations and exceptions
PART V
GENERAL PROVISIONS
35 Appointment of inspectors
36 Powers of inspectors
37(1) Offences
(2) Payment in addition to fine
(3) Prosecution of offences
38 Regulations
39 Reference in C.C.S.M.
40(1) Coming into force of Act
(2) Coming into force of section 23