Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Regulations

Version of section 29 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-01-14:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), no person shall market in interprovincial trade the following kinds of produce:

    • (a) apples grown in and shipped from the Province of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario or British Columbia;

    • (b) potatoes grown in and shipped from the Province of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Quebec or Ontario; and

    • (c) blueberries grown in and shipped from the Province of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island and packed in containers having a capacity of six litres or less.

    • (d) and (e) [Repealed, SOR/95-225, s. 1]

  • (2) A person may market in interprovincial trade produce referred to in subsection (1) where the produce is accompanied by one of the following documents, namely,

    • (a) an inspection certificate issued by an inspector, dated not more than three days, including Saturdays and holidays, prior to the date of shipment, certifying that the produce meets the requirements of these Regulations;

    • (b) where an inspection certificate cannot be issued at the time of the inspection, a document issued by an inspector, dated not more than three days, including Saturdays and holidays, prior to the date of shipment and signed by the inspector, certifying that the produce was inspected and that it meets the requirements of these Regulations; or

    • (c) a release permit issued by an inspector, in a form established by the Agency, where an inspection cannot be performed within the time referred to in paragraph 40(1)(a) or (b).

  • (3) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of produce that is prepared in an establishment that is registered, maintained and operated in accordance with Part X.

  • SOR/79-144, s. 2
  • SOR/80-204, s. 3
  • SOR/86-864, s. 6
  • SOR/87-694, s. 3
  • SOR/88-384, s. 1
  • SOR/88-428, s. 26
  • SOR/90-447, s. 2
  • SOR/94-510, s. 13
  • SOR/95-225, s. 1
  • SOR/96-361, s. 1
  • SOR/97-292, s. 4
  • SOR/2003-6, s. 8
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