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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2005


Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2005 Chapter 17 Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2005 Chapter 17

CHAPTER 17

AN ACT TO AMEND THE NATURAL PRODUCTS MARKETING ACT AND THE FARM PRACTICES PROTECTION ACT

(Assented to May 19, 2005)

Analysis

NATURAL PRODUCTS MARKETING ACT

1. S.2 Amdt.
Definitions

2. S.3 R&S
Board continued

3. S.9 Amdt.
Powers and duties of board

 

FARM PRACTICES PROTECTION ACT

4. S.2 Amdt.
Definitions

5. Part I Rep.
4. Farm Practices Review
Board
5. Board operations
6. Seal
7. Appointment of staff
8. Rules of board
9. Additional powers

Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:

NATURAL PRODUCTS MARKETING ACT


RSNL1990 cN-2

1. Paragraph 2(a) of the Natural Products Marketing Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(a) "board" means the Farm Industry Review Board referred to in section 3;

 

2. Section 3 of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

Board

3. (1) The Agricultural Products Marketing Board is continued under the name of the Farm Industry Review Board.

(2) The board is an agent of the Crown.

(3) The board shall consist of not less than 5 and not more than 7 members appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council one of whom shall be a person nominated by the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture.

(4) Members of the board shall be appointed for a 3 year term and are eligible for re-appointment.

(5) A membership on the board continues notwithstanding the expiry of the member's term until he or she is reappointed or replaced.

(6) Notwithstanding subsection (4), of the members of the board first appointed after this section comes into force at least 2 of them shall be appointed for a term of 2 years.

(7) Meetings of the board may be conducted in person or by video conference or teleconference provided that, in a meeting, all participants are able to communicate with one another simultaneously.

(8) A member participating in a meeting of the board by video conference or teleconference shall be counted as a member present at the meeting for the purpose of establishing a quorum.

 

3. (1) Subsection 9(1) of the Act is amended by adding immediately after paragraph (n) the following:

(n.1) receive applications and make determinations with respect to those applications under Part II of the Farm Practices Protection Act;

(n.2) conduct a study and prepare a report when required to do so under section 18 of the Farm Practices Protection Act;

(2) Section 9 of the Act is amended by adding immediately after subsection (4) the following:

(5) A member of the board has, in relation to the hearing and determination of a matter under Part II of the Farm Practices Protection Act, all the powers that are or may be conferred upon a commissioner under the Public Inquiries Act.

FARM PRACTICES PROTECTION ACT

SNL2001 cF-4.1

4. Paragraph 2(b) of the Farm Practices Protection Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(b) "board" means the Farm Industry Review Board established under section 3 of the Natural Products Marketing Act;

 

5. Part I of the Act is repealed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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