Allocation Method Order (2008) – Softwood Lumber Products (SOR/2007-305)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20

Marginal note:Allocation to primary producers — historic production volume
  •  (1) The allocation of the Quebec quantity to a primary producer that is based on their historic production volume is calculated in accordance with the formula

    RP × (PPPV/TPV)

    where

    RP
    is the reserve pool calculated in accordance with section 7;
    PPPV
    is the volume of Quebec softwood lumber products that the primary producer produced during the period beginning on January 1, 2004 and ending on December 31, 2006; and
    TPV
    is the total volume of Quebec softwood lumber products produced during the same period by primary producers whose allocations are based on their historic production volume.
  • Marginal note:Maximum allocation

    (2) The allocation may not exceed 40% of the primary producer’s average monthly volume of Quebec softwood lumber products produced during the period beginning January 1, 2004 and ending on December 31, 2006.

  • Marginal note:Records of production volumes

    (3) The volume of Quebec softwood lumber products produced by a primary producer is based on records provided, with the consent of the primary producer, by the Government of Quebec to the Government of Canada.

Marginal note:Reserve pool

 The reserve pool is calculated in accordance with the formula

QQ × (TPPE/TEQ) × 6%

where

QQ
is the Quebec quantity;
TPPE
is the total volume of primary producers’ products that were exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period; and
TEQ
is the total volume of the primary producers’ and remanufacturers’ products that were exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period, excluding the volume of products of primary producers and remanufacturers who indicate in writing to the Minister before December 14, 2007 that they relinquish their allocation of the Quebec quantity for 2008.
Marginal note:Residual non-allocated quantity

 The residual non-allocated quantity of the reserve pool is calculated in accordance with the formula

RP - AP

where

RP
is the reserve pool; and
AP
is the total volume of current softwood lumber products allocated to primary producers calculated in accordance with section 6.
Marginal note:Allocation to remanufacturers

 The allocation of the Quebec quantity to a remanufacturer that is based on their historic export volume is calculated in accordance with the formula

QQ × (RE/TEQ)

where

QQ
is the Quebec quantity;
RE
is the volume of the remanufacturer’s products that were exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period; and
TEQ
is the total volume of the primary producers’ and remanufacturers’ products that were exported from Quebec to the United States under export permits during the reference period, excluding the volume of products of primary producers and remanufacturers who indicate in writing to the Minister before December 14, 2007 that they relinquish their allocation of the Quebec quantity for 2008.

PART 3Manitoba

Marginal note:Allocation

 The allocation of the Manitoba quantity to a primary producer or remanufacturer who applies for an export allocation is calculated in accordance with the formula

MQ × (EM/TEM)

where

MQ
is the Manitoba quantity;
EM
is the volume of the primary producer’s or remanufacturer’s products that were exported from Manitoba to the United States under export permits during the reference period; and
TEM
is the total volume of the primary producers’ and remanufacturers’ products that were exported from Manitoba to the United States under export permits during the reference period, excluding the volume of products of primary producers and remanufacturers who indicate in writing to the Minister before December 14, 2007 that they relinquish their allocation of the Manitoba quantity for 2008.

PART 4Saskatchewan

Marginal note:Allocation

 The allocation of the Saskatchewan quantity to a primary producer or remanufacturer is based on the order of receipt of applications for the export allocation, with each applicant receiving the volume applied for until the Saskatchewan quantity is fully allocated.

PART 5Coming into Force

Marginal note:Registration

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

 
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