Regulations Respecting the Marketing in Interprovincial and Export Trade of Flue-Cured Tobacco Produced in Ontario
1 These Regulations may be cited as the Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Marketing (Interprovincial and Export) Regulations.
2 In these Regulations,
Act means The Farm Products Marketing Act of Ontario; (Loi)
buyer means a person who buys tobacco; (acheteur)
- Commodity Board
Commodity Board means The Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers’ Marketing Board established pursuant to the Act and the Plan; (Office de commercialisation)
- licensed buyer
licensed buyer means a buyer to whom a licence to buy tobacco has been issued by the Commodity Board but does not include a buyer whose licence has been suspended or revoked by the Commodity Board; (acheteur agréé)
- marketing quota
marketing quota means a quota fixed and allotted to a person by the Commodity Board to market the quantity of tobacco specified by the Commodity Board; (contingent de vente)
Plan means The Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers’ Marketing Plan established pursuant to the Act and any regulations made thereunder to give effect to the Plan; (Plan)
tobacco means unmanufactured flue-cured tobacco produced in Ontario. (tabac)
3 These Regulations apply only to the marketing of tobacco in interprovincial and export trade and to persons and property situated in the Province of Ontario.
Purchase and Sale
4 (1) No person shall buy tobacco from any person other than the Commodity Board or a person to whom the Commodity Board has fixed and allotted a marketing quota.
(2) No person shall offer to sell or sell tobacco to any person other than the Commodity Board or a licensed buyer.
5 No person shall offer to sell, sell or buy tobacco at any place other than a tobacco exchange operated by the Commodity Board.
6 No person shall ship or transport tobacco to any place other than a tobacco exchange operated by the Commodity Board unless he has prior written consent from the Commodity Board.
7 (1) All tobacco shall be marketed on a quota basis.
(2) No person to whom a marketing quota has not been fixed and allotted or whose quota has been cancelled shall market any tobacco.
(3) No person to whom a marketing quota has been fixed and allotted shall market any tobacco in excess of such marketing quota.
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