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Canada Grain Act

Version of section 61 from 2002-12-31 to 2020-06-30:


Marginal note:Procedure on receipt of grain

 Where grain is lawfully offered at a licensed primary elevator for sale or storage, other than for special binning,

  • (a) if the producer and the operator of the elevator agree as to the grade of the grain and the dockage, the operator shall, at the prescribed time and in the prescribed manner, issue a cash purchase ticket or elevator receipt stating the grade name, grade and dockage of the grain, and forthwith provide the producer with the cash purchase ticket or elevator receipt; and

  • (b) if the producer and the operator of the elevator do not agree as to the grade of the grain or the dockage, the operator shall

    • (i) take a sample of the grain in the manner prescribed,

    • (ii) deal with the sample in the manner prescribed,

    • (iii) issue an interim elevator receipt in the prescribed form, and

    • (iv) on receipt of a report from the Commission assigning a grade in respect of the sample and determining the dockage, issue, at the prescribed time and in the prescribed manner, a cash purchase ticket or elevator receipt stating the grade name of the grain, the grade assigned in respect of the sample and the dockage so determined, and forthwith provide the producer with the cash purchase ticket or elevator receipt.

  • R.S., 1985, c. G-10, s. 61
  • 1994, c. 45, s. 16
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