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Consolidated Newfoundland Regulation 1996
Under the authority of section 5 of the
1. Short title
3. Minimum price
5. Service charge
1. This Order may be cited as the Consolidated Newfoundland Vegetable Marketing Board Order.
2. (1) In this Order
(a) "processor" means a person who packs or changes the nature of the product by mechanical or other means and markets or offers for sale the product;
(b) "producer" means a company or person who has in production not less than 5 acres of the following: potatoes, turnips, cabbage, carrots or beets, or a combination of them; and
(c) "wholesaler" means a person, agent or broker who buys the regulated product for resale to a person other than a consumer.
(2) Unless the context otherwise requires, the
words in this Order shall have the same meaning as set out in the Natural Products Marketing Act and the
3. The minimum price at which the regulated product shall be bought, sold or offered for sale in the province shall be as follows:
(a) beets, $0.20 per pound;
(b) cabbage, $8 per 50 pound container;
(c) potatoes, $6 per 50 pound container; and
(d) turnips, $7 per 50 pound container.
4. A producer shall not sell or offer for sale and a wholesaler, processor or producer shall not buy the vegetables referred to in section 3 at less than the minimum price determined by this Order.
5. (1) Registered producers shall pay the Newfoundland Vegetable Marketing Board a service charge of $15 per acre of regulated products grown each year when billed or levied.
(2) Processors, wholesalers, retailers and importers of regulated products shall pay the Newfoundland Vegetable Marketing Board on a quarterly basis a service charge of $0.05 per bag of 50 pounds.
6. The Newfoundland Vegetable Marketing Board Order No. 1, Newfoundland Regulation 60/84, and the Newfoundland Vegetable Marketing Board Order No. 2, Newfoundland Regulation 220/84, are repealed.
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