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Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act

Version of section 2 from 2015-02-27 to 2019-01-14:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,

agri-food Act

agri-food Act means the Canada Agricultural Products Act, the Farm Debt Mediation Act, the Feeds Act, the Fertilizers Act, the Health of Animals Act, the Meat Inspection Act, the Pest Control Products Act, the Plant Protection Act or the Seeds Act; (loi agroalimentaire)


Minister means the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, except that

  • (a) it means the Minister of Health in relation to a violation involving a contravention of

    • (i) the Pest Control Products Act, or

    • (ii) a provision relating to food safety of an agri-food Act or of a regulation made under such an Act, and

  • (b) it means the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness in relation to a notice of violation issued in respect of the contravention of program legislation referred to in subsection 11(5) of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act; (ministre)


penalty means an administrative monetary penalty imposed under this Act for a violation; (sanction)


prescribed means prescribed by regulation; (Version anglaise seulement)


Tribunal means the Review Tribunal continued by subsection 4.1(1) of the Canada Agricultural Products Act. (Commission)

  • 1995, c. 40, s. 2
  • 1997, c. 21, s. 30
  • 2002, c. 28, s. 82
  • 2005, c. 38, ss. 30, 145
  • 2015, c. 2, s. 113

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