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Plant Protection Act

Version of section 3 from 2015-02-27 to 2019-01-14:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,


Assessor means the Assessor or any Deputy Assessor appointed under Part II of the Pesticide Residue Compensation Act; (évaluateur)


conveyance means any aircraft, carriage, motor vehicle, trailer, railway car, vessel, cargo container or other contrivance used to move persons or things; (véhicule)


dispose includes destroy; (Version anglaise seulement)


document means anything on which information that is capable of being understood by a person, or read by a computer or other device, is recorded or marked; (document)


inspector means a person designated as an inspector pursuant to section 21; (inspecteur)


justice means a justice as defined in section 2 of the Criminal Code; (juge de paix)


Minister means the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food; (ministre)

peace officer

peace officer means a peace officer as defined in section 2 of the Criminal Code; (agent de la paix)


penalty means an administrative monetary penalty imposed under the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act for a violation; (sanction)


pest means any thing that is injurious or potentially injurious, whether directly or indirectly, to plants or to products or by-products of plants; (parasite)


place includes a conveyance; (lieu)


plant includes a part of a plant; (végétal)


prescribed means prescribed by regulation; (Version anglaise seulement)


thing includes a plant and a pest; (choses)


Tribunal means the Review Tribunal continued by subsection 4.1(1) of the Canada Agricultural Products Act; (Commission)


violation means any of the following that may be proceeded with in accordance with the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act:

  • (a) any contravention of any provision of this Act or of a regulation made under this Act,

  • (b) any contravention of any order made by the Minister under this Act, and

  • (c) any refusal or neglect to perform any duty imposed by or under this Act. (violation)

  • 1990, c. 22, s. 3
  • 1994, c. 38, s. 25
  • 1995, c. 40, s. 75
  • 1997, c. 6, s. 81
  • 2001, c. 4, s. 173(F)
  • 2015, c. 2, s. 99

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