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Cannabis Fees Order

Version of section 7 from 2018-10-01 to 2020-07-22:


Marginal note:Annual fee — entry year

  •  (1) The holder of one or more licences set out in column 1 of Schedule 2 with respect to the same site must, not later than 60 days after the earliest effective date of those licences, pay the following fee:

    • (a) if they hold only one of the following licences,

      • (i) $2,500, for a licence for micro-cultivation, a licence for a nursery or a licence for micro-processing, or

      • (ii) $23,000, for a licence for standard cultivation, a licence for standard processing or a licence for sale for medical purposes; or

    • (b) if the person holds more than one licence,

      • (i) in the case where one of the licences is a licence for sale for medical purposes, the lowest applicable fee referred to in subparagraph (a)(i) or (ii) with respect to the licences that the person holds, or

      • (ii) in all other cases, the highest applicable fee referred to in subparagraph (a)(i) or (ii) with respect to the licences that the person holds.

  • Marginal note:Annual fee — first fiscal year

    (2) The holder must, with respect to the fiscal year following the fiscal year during which the licence with the earliest effective date was issued for the same site, pay the following fee, not later than September 30 of that year,

    • (a) if the person holds only one licence set out in column 1 of Schedule 2 with respect to the site, the fee determined in accordance with column 2 of Schedule 2 with respect to the licence, based on the pro-rated cannabis revenue for the fiscal year during which the licence with the earliest effective date was issued, or

    • (b) if the person holds more than one licence set out in column 1 of Schedule 2 with respect to the site,

      • (i) in the case where one of the licences is a licence for sale for medical purposes, the lowest applicable fee determined in accordance with column 2 of Schedule 2 with respect to the licences that the person holds, based on the pro-rated cannabis revenue for the fiscal year during which the licence with the earliest effective date was issued, or

      • (ii) in all other cases, the highest applicable fee determined in accordance with column 2 of Schedule 2 with respect to the licences that the person holds, based on the pro-rated cannabis revenue for the fiscal year during which the licence with the earliest effective date was issued.

  • Marginal note:Statement of revenue and annual fee — subsequent years

    (3) The holder must, for the same site and with respect to each fiscal year subsequent to the fiscal year to which subsection (2) applies, pay the following fee, not later than September 30 of the subsequent year:

    • (a) if the person holds only one licence set out in column 1 of Schedule 2 with respect to the site, the fee determined in accordance with column 2 of Schedule 2 for the licence, based on the cannabis revenue set out in the statement of cannabis revenue referred to in subsection 8(1) for the fiscal year, or

    • (b) if the person holds more than one licence set out in column 1 of Schedule 2 with respect to the site,

      • (i) in the case where one of the licences is a licence for sale for medical purposes, the lowest applicable fee determined in accordance with column 2 of Schedule 2, based on the cannabis revenue set out in the statement of cannabis revenue, with respect to the licences that the person holds, or

      • (ii) in all other cases, the highest applicable fee determined in accordance with column 2 of Schedule 2, based on the cannabis revenue set out in the statement of cannabis revenue, with respect to the licences that the person holds.

  • Marginal note:Interpretation

    (4) For the purpose of this section,

    • (a) pro-rated cannabis revenue means the cannabis revenue set out in the statement of cannabis revenue referred to in subsection 8(1) for a fiscal year, multiplied by the number of days in the fiscal year divided by the number of days during which the licence was effective during the fiscal year.

    • (b) the effective date of a licence that has been continued in force under subsection 158(1) or 159 (1) of the Act is deemed to be October 17, 2018;

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