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Order Respecting the Calculation of the Moisture Shrinkage for Grain (SOR/2018-176)

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Order Respecting the Calculation of the Moisture Shrinkage for Grain

SOR/2018-176

CANADA GRAIN ACT

Registration 2018-08-23

Order Respecting the Calculation of the Moisture Shrinkage for Grain

The Canadian Grain Commission, pursuant to paragraph 118(h) of the Canada Grain ActFootnote a, makes the annexed Order Respecting the Calculation of the Moisture Shrinkage for Grain.

Winnipeg, August 16, 2018

Patti Miller
Chief Commissioner
Doug Chorney
Assistant Chief Commissioner
Lonny McKague
Commissioner

Marginal note:Calculation

  •  (1) The percentage of moisture shrinkage for tough, damp, moist or wet grain that is artificially dried at the producer’s request at a licensed primary elevator is the percentage determined by the formula

    (A – B) × 100/(100% – B)

    where

    A
    is the grain’s percentage of moisture content before drying; and
    B
    is the grain’s percentage of moisture content after drying.
  • Marginal note:Minimum percentage

    (2) The percentage referred to in element B of the formula must be no less than 0.1% below the minimum percentage of moisture content specified for the tough grade of that grain in Schedule I or II of the Off Grades of Grain and Grades of Screenings Order.

  • Marginal note:Weight of grain

    (3) The grain’s moisture shrinkage must be calculated on the basis of the weight of the grain that is recorded by the elevator manager when it is delivered to the licensed primary elevator for artificial drying.

Marginal note:Coming into Force

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

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