Agricultural Marketing Programs Act
2. (1) The definitions in this subsection apply in this Act.
« agent d’exécution »
“administrator” means one of the following organizations, if it has the power to sue and be sued in its own name:
(a) an organization of producers that is involved in marketing an agricultural product to which Part I applies;
(b) an organization, including the Board but not including a lender, that the Minister, taking into account any criteria prescribed by regulation, determines to be an organization that represents producers who produce, in an area, a significant portion of an agricultural product for which advances will be made; or
(c) an organization, including a lender, that the Minister determines to be an organization that would be able to make advances more accessible to producers and that the Minister designates as an administrator.
« avance »
“advance” means an advance payment to an eligible producer for an agricultural product.
“advance guarantee agreement”
« accord de garantie d’avance »
“advance guarantee agreement” means an agreement under section 5.
« produit agricole »
“agricultural product” means an animal or a plant or a product, including any food or drink, that is wholly or partly derived from an animal or a plant.
« Commission »
“Board” means the Canadian Wheat Board continued by section 3 of the Canadian Wheat Board Act.
“crop”[Repealed, 2006, c. 3, s. 1]
- “crop unit”
“crop unit”[Repealed, 2006, c. 3, s. 1]
- “crop year”
“crop year”[Repealed, 2006, c. 3, s. 1]
« Sa Majesté »
“Her Majesty” means Her Majesty in right of Canada.
« prêteur »
“lender” means a financial institution, as defined in section 2 of the Bank Act, or any other legal entity that the Minister of Finance may designate for the purposes of this Act on the application of that entity.
« agence de commercialisation »
“marketing agency” means
(a) an association of producers whose object is the marketing, under a cooperative plan, of agricultural products produced by the producers;
(b) a person engaged in the processing of agricultural products for marketing under a cooperative plan;
(c) a person authorized by one or more associations or persons mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b) to market agricultural products under a single cooperative plan; or
(d) the Board.
« ministre »
“Minister” means the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.
« carnet de livraison »
“permit book” means a permit book, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Canadian Wheat Board Act.
“price guarantee agreement”
« accord de garantie des prix »
“price guarantee agreement” means an agreement under section 28.
« producteur »
“producer” means a producer of an agricultural product who is
(a) a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
(b) a corporation a majority of whose voting shares are held by Canadian citizens or permanent residents;
(c) a cooperative a majority of whose members are Canadian citizens or permanent residents; or
(d) a partnership or other association of persons where partners or members who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents are entitled to at least 50% of the profits of the partnership or association.
For the purposes of Parts I and IV, “producer” includes a person or entity mentioned in any of paragraphs (a) to (d) that is entitled to an agricultural product or a share in it as lessor, vendor, mortgagee or hypothecary creditor on a date specified for the purposes of this definition in an advance guarantee agreement.
« campagne agricole »
“production period”, in respect of an agricultural product, means the period of up to 18 months — or any longer period that is fixed by the Minister — specified in the advance guarantee agreement relating to the agricultural product.
« unité de production »
“production unit”, in respect of an agricultural product, means the production unit specified in the advance guarantee agreement relating to the agricultural product.
« accord de remboursement »
“repayment agreement” means an agreement under subsection 10(2).
(2) [Repealed, 2006, c. 3, s. 1]
- 1997, c. 20, s. 2;
- 1998, c. 17, s. 30;
- 2001, c. 27, s. 203;
- 2006, c. 3, s. 1.
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