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Saskatchewan Flax Order (SOR/2001-344)

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Saskatchewan Flax Order



Registration 2001-09-20

Saskatchewan Flax Order

P.C. 2001-1640 2001-09-20

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, pursuant to section 2Footnote aof the Agricultural Products Marketing Act, hereby makes the annexed Saskatchewan Flax Order.


 The definitions in this section apply in this Order.


Act means The Agri-Food Act, Statutes of Saskatchewan, S.S. 1990-91, c. A-15.2. (Loi)


Commission means the Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission established pursuant to the Act. (Commission)


flax means the seeds, straw, fibre, shives, or any part of the plant linum usitatissimum. (lin)


Plan means The Saskatchewan Flax Development Plan, established pursuant to section 3 of The Saskatchewan Flax Development Plan Regulations, R.R.S. c. A-15.2 Reg 5, as amended from time to time, made pursuant to the Act. (plan)

Interprovincial and Export Trade

 The Commission is authorized to regulate the marketing of flax in interprovincial and export trade and for those purposes may, with respect to persons and property situated in Saskatchewan, exercise all or any powers like the powers exercisable by the Commission under the Act and the Plan in relation to the marketing of flax locally, within Saskatchewan.

Levies or Charges

 The Commission may, in relation to the powers granted to it by section 2,

  • (a) fix, impose and collect levies or charges from persons referred to in that section who are engaged in the production or marketing of flax and for those purposes may classify those persons into groups and fix the levies or charges payable by the members of the different groups in different amounts; and

  • (b) use the levies or charges for the purposes of the Commission, including the creation of reserves.

Coming into Force

 This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.


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