78. The Board may of its own initiative or at the request of the producers’ board, by order,
(a) compel the purchaser of a marketed product, an association of producers marketing such a product or some of them to withhold from amounts to be paid or remitted to the producer of that product all or part of the contributions payable by that producer to the producers’ board entrusted with implementing the plan and to remit to the board, on behalf of the producer, the amounts so withheld;
(b) fix the amount to be so withheld by the purchaser of a marketed product or an association of producers marketing such a product;
(c) determine the information which the purchaser of a marketed product or an association of producers marketing such a product must furnish as to the amount so withheld;
(d) fix the time for remittance of amounts withheld;
(e) determine the terms and conditions of withholding and remittance.
On failure to follow an order of the Board, the purchaser or the association of producers becomes personally liable to the producers’ board for the amount of the contributions that he or it should have withheld.
1974, c. 36, s. 78; 1982, c. 41, s. 2.