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Freshwater Fish Marketing Act

Version of section 3 from 2002-12-31 to 2006-12-11:


Marginal note:Corporation established

  •  (1) A corporation is hereby established, to be known as the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation, consisting of a Board of Directors composed of a Chairman, a President, one director for each participating province and four other directors.

  • Marginal note:Appointment of Chairman and President

    (2) The Chairman and the President shall each be appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure for such term as the Governor in Council considers appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Appointment of directors

    (3) Each director, other than the Chairman and the President, shall be appointed by the Minister, with the approval of the Governor in Council, to hold office during pleasure for such term not exceeding three years as will ensure, as far as possible, the expiration in any one year of the terms of office of not more than one-half of the directors.

  • Marginal note:Appointment

    (4) A director of the Corporation for a participating province shall be appointed on the recommendation of the lieutenant governor in council of the participating province.

  • Marginal note:Eligibility

    (5) A person who has reached the age of seventy years is not eligible to be appointed a director of the Corporation and a director of the Corporation ceases to hold office on reaching the age of seventy years.

  • Marginal note:Re-appointment

    (6) A director of the Corporation on the expiration of that director’s term of office is, if not disqualified by age, eligible for re-appointment.

  • Marginal note:Vacancies

    (7) A vacancy on the Board does not impair the right of the remaining directors of the Corporation to act, but where the vacancy relates to the office of a director for a participating province, it shall be filled as soon as practicable in the manner provided in this section.

  • Marginal note:Temporary substitute directors

    (8) If any director of the Corporation, other than the Chairman or the President, is absent or unable to act, the Governor in Council may appoint a temporary substitute director on such conditions as the Governor in Council prescribes.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-13, s. 3
  • R.S., 1985, c. 1 (4th Supp.), s. 44(E)
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