Nova Scotia Turkey Marketing Levies Order
C.R.C., c. 169
Order Providing for the Fixing, Imposing and Collecting of Levies From Certain Turkey Producers in Nova Scotia
2. In this Order,
“Act” means the Natural Products Marketing Act of Nova Scotia; (Loi)
- “Commodity Board”
“Commodity Board” means the Nova Scotia Turkey Marketing Board established pursuant to the Act; (Office de commercialisation)
- “market allotment”
“market allotment” means the total quantity of turkey meat that a producer is entitled to market in intraprovincial, interprovincial and export trade pursuant to the Canadian Turkey Marketing Quota Regulations and the orders made by the Commodity Board pursuant to the Plan; (allocation de commercialisation)
“Plan” means the Nova Scotia Turkey Marketing Plan, established and amended from time to time pursuant to the Act and any regulations made thereunder to give effect to the Plan; (Plan)
“producer”means any person engaged in the production of turkeys in the Province of Nova Scotia; (producteur)
“turkey” means a turkey six months of age or less of any variety, grade or class that is raised or kept for slaughter within the Province of Nova Scotia and sold for slaughter. (dindon)
3. Every producer shall pay to the Commodity Board, in addition to the licence fees set out under the Plan, levies at the rate of $0.05 per pound live weight on every turkey sold by him that is in excess of his market allotment.
METHOD OF PAYMENT
4. (1) Every person who buys turkeys from a producer shall deduct from the moneys payable to the producer for the turkeys all levies payable by the producer to the Commodity Board under section 3 and shall pay such levies to the Commodity Board at its office in Port Williams, Nova Scotia, not later than the 10th day of the month following the month in which the levies were deducted.
(2) Every producer shall pay to the Commodity Board at its office in Port Williams, Nova Scotia, all levies payable by him under section 3 that were not deducted and paid to the Commodity Board in the manner prescribed by subsection (1), not later than the 10th day of the month following the month in which the turkeys in respect of which the levies are payable were sold.
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