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Delegation of Section 6 Powers to Pork Nova Scotia Regulations
made under subsection 6(2) of the
Natural Products Act
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 308
N.S. Reg. 345/2009 (August 11, 2009, effective September 15, 2009)
1 These regulations may be cited as the Delegation of Section 6 Powers to Pork Nova Scotia Regulations.
2 In these regulations,
“Act” means the Natural Products Act;
“Plan” means the Pork Marketing Plan made by the Council under the Act;
“regulations” means the regulations made by Pork Nova Scotia under the authority delegated by these regulations and by the Delegation of Section 9 Powers to Pork Nova Scotia Regulations made under the Act.
Powers delegated to Commodity Board by Council under subsection 6(2) of Act
3 Under subsection 6(2) of the Act, the Council delegates to the Commodity Board all of the following powers:
(a) to do such acts, make such orders and regulations and issue such directions as are necessary to enforce the Act, the Plan and the regulations (clause 6(1)(c) of the Act);
(b) to borrow money for the purpose of carrying out any provision of the Plan (clause 6(1)(e) of the Act);
(c) to determine the price or prices at which hogs or a class or grade of pork or hog may be bought or sold in the regulated area (clause 6(1)(g) of the Act);
(d) to exempt from the Plan or the regulations a person or class of persons engaged in the production or marketing of hogs, or the production or marketing of a class, variety or grade of pork or hog (clause 6(1)(h) of the Act);
(e) to require persons engaged in the production or marketing of hogs or pork to register their names, addresses and occupations with the Commodity Board (clause 6(1)(i) of the Act);
(f) to inspect the books and premises of persons engaged in the marketing of hogs, if the inspection takes place during normal business hours (clause 6(1)(i) of the Act);
(g) to require, by order, persons designated by it, who are engaged in marketing or producing hogs or any persons who are members of a class of persons designated by it and who are so engaged, to deduct from any amount payable by them to any other person engaged in the production or marketing of hogs any amount payable to the Commodity Board by such other persons by way of licence fees, levies or charges provided for in a plan that the Commodity Board is authorized to implement and to remit all amounts deducted to the Commodity Board (clause 6(1)(j) of the Act);
(h) to co-operate and act conjointly with a marketing board, commodity board, marketing commission or marketing agency of Canada or a province in Canada established for the purpose of marketing hogs (clause 6(1)(l) of the Act);
(i) to co-operate and act conjointly with other marketing boards, agencies, organizations or corporations in the province of Nova Scotia for the purpose of sharing information or resources (clause 6(1)(l) of the Act);
(j) to prohibit any person or persons from engaging in the marketing or processing of hogs except under the authority of a license issued by the Commodity Board (clause 6(1)(m) of the Act);
(k) to prohibit a person from processing hogs that have not been sold by or through the Commodity Board (clause 6(1)(m) of the Act).
Commodity Board regulations require Council approval
4 Any regulations or changes to regulations made by the Commodity Board under the authority delegated by these regulations must be approved by the Council.