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The Biofuels Act

C.C.S.M. c. B40

The Biofuels Act

PART 1
DEFINITIONS
1 Definitions
PART 2
BIOFUEL PROGRAM
2 Purpose
MANUFACTURE OF BIOFUELS
3
4 (1) Licence required to manufacture a biofuel
(2) Minister may issue licence and enter into agreements
(3) Licence not transferable
5 (1) Minister may suspend or cancel licence
(2) Minister may assess penalty
(3) Notice of proposed action
6 (1) Records and reporting
(2) Order as to records
GRANTS
6.1 (1) Grant programs to be established by regulation
(2) Regulations re grant program
(3) Different regulations for different grant programs
6.2 (1) Minister may approve or deny grant
(2) Agreement required
6.3 Continuing eligibility
ETHANOL FUND
6.4 (1) Ethanol Fund
(2) Credits to Ethanol Fund
(3) Repealed
(4) Additional credit
(5) Payment of grant out of the Ethanol Fund
(6) Transfer for general purposes
(7) Winding-up of Ethanol Fund
(8) Fiscal year
BIODIESEL FUND
6.4.1 (1) Biodiesel Fund
(2) Credits to Biodiesel Fund
(3) Additional credit
(4) Payment of grant out of the Biodiesel Fund
(5) Transfer for general purposes
(6) Winding-up of Biodiesel Fund
(7) Fiscal year
SALE OF BIOFUEL AND BIOFUEL SALES MANDATES
6.5 Biofuels and blended biofuels must meet prescribed specifications
6.6 Repealed
SALES MANDATE
7 (1) Penalty for shortfall in denatured ethanol sales
(1.1) Penalty for shortfall in biodiesel sales
(2) Calculation and payment of penalty
8 (1) Records and reporting
(2) Order as to records
9 (1) Unreported shortfall in sales
(2) Notice of assessment
(3) Objection
(4) Minister to rescind, vary or affirm assessment
(5) Appeal to Court of Queen's Bench
(6) Notice of appeal
(7) Onus
(8) Powers of court
PART 3
ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
10 (1) Debt
(2) Interest
(3) Certificate of debt
(4) Additional powers to enforce payment of debt
11 Audit
12 Inspectors
13 (1) Power of entry
(2) Purposes of entry
(3) Identification card
(4) Assistance to inspector
(5) Right to take samples
(6) Access to digital records and copier
(7) Inspector may remove records to make copies
14 (1) No entry of residence without consent or warrant
(2) Warrant to enter residence
15 Warrant to enter and seize
16 (1) Written demand for records
(2) Person to comply
17 Copies as evidence
18 (1) Offences
(2) Penalty
(3) Directors and officers
PART 4
MISCELLANEOUS
19 (1) Regulations by L.G. in C.
(1.1) Provisions re exemptions
(1.2) Application
(1.3) Retroactive exemption
(1.4) Reporting and penalty re retroactive exemption
(2) Repealed
(3) Incorporation by reference
(4) Information sharing
(5) Repealed
20 Repealed
21 C.C.S.M. reference
22 Coming into force