4. The general duties of the Board are to promote the orderly, effective and fair marketing of farm products.
For that purpose, it shall assist in directing farm production, co-ordinating the various operations of marketing farm products and cooperate with producers, cooperative or professional organizations of farmers, associations of consumers and representatives of industry and commerce, and other persons engaged in marketing farm products.
The Board is also responsible for exercising the duties and powers assigned to it under the following Acts: the Dairy Products and Dairy Products Substitutes Act (chapter P-30), the Act respecting the sales price of pulpwood sold by farmers (chapter P-25), the Farm Producers Act (chapter P-28), the Grain Act (chapter G-1.1) and the Farm Products Marketing Act (chapter M-35).
1974, c. 36, s. 4; 1987, c. 35, s. 9.