P-25 - Act respecting the sales price of pulpwood sold by farmers

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chapter P-25
Act respecting the sales price of pulpwood sold by farmers
SALES PRICE OF PULPWOODDecember 13 1993December 13 1993
Repealed, 1993, c. 55, s. 40.
1987, c. 84, s. 36; 1993, c. 55, s. 40.
1. In this Act, the following expressions mean:
(a)  farmer : any owner of a farm where he resides permanently and the cultivation of which is his main occupation;
(b)  (paragraph repealed);
(c)  trader : anyone who uses or trades in pulpwood.
R. S. 1964, c. 94, s. 1; 1987, c. 84, s. 37.
2. The Minister of Forests may order that a study be made by an official appointed by him of the conditions of sale of pulpwood cut by farmers on wooded lands which they are working.
For the purposes of such study, farmers and traders shall be bound to furnish on oath, in the manner and within the delays prescribed by the Minister, any information required respecting the sale of pulpwood.
Information may be demanded orally by the designated official or by registered or certified letter.
R. S. 1964, c. 94, s. 2; 1975, c. 83, s. 84; 1979, c. 81, s. 20; 1987, c. 84, s. 38; 1990, c. 64, s. 24.
3. The Government may make regulations
(a)  to govern the purchase by any trader of pulpwood cut by farmers, or on their land;
(b)  to fix the kinds and quantities of such pulpwood that a trader shall purchase within a stated period, having regard to the supplies required for the normal operation of his business during such period;
(c)  to determine the methods of measuring such pulpwood, and to ensure that they are carried out;
(d)  to fix the price that a trader who purchases such pulpwood must pay.
Such regulations shall have force of law as if they formed part of this Act, from the date of their publication in the Gazette officielle du Québec, unless the Government fixes a later date for such purpose.
Except as regards the methods of measurement, they shall not apply to the sale of pulpwood covered by a joint marketing plan in force in accordance with the Act respecting the marketing of agricultural, food and fish products (chapter M-35.1), but the Government may then, at the request of the Régie des marchés agricoles et alimentaires du Québec, fix the terms of any agreement to be made in the carrying out of such a plan.
R. S. 1964, c. 94, s. 3; 1974, c. 36, s. 125; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1987, c. 84, s. 39; 1990, c. 13, s. 217.
4. Whosoever,
(a)  fails or refuses to furnish, in the manner and within the delays prescribed by the Minister, any information required under the second paragraph of section 2; or
(b)  violates any provision of a regulation made under section 3,
is guilty of an offence and liable to a fine of $25 to $100.
When the offender is a trader, he is liable, for each offence to a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $1 000.
R. S. 1964, c. 94, s. 4; 1990, c. 4, s. 661.
5. (This section ceased to have effect on 17 April 1987).
1982, c. 21, s. 1; U. K., 1982, c. 11, Sch. B, Part I, s. 33.
REPEAL SCHEDULE

In accordance with section 17 of the Act respecting the consolidation of the statutes (chapter R-3), chapter 94 of the Revised Statutes, 1964, in force on 31 December 1977, is repealed effective from the coming into force of chapter P-25 of the Revised Statutes.