Regulations made under the Farm Products Agencies Act and the Agricultural Products Marketing Acts are amended several times annually to reflect amended levy amounts and the ongoing quota allocation process that is periodically reviewed. Follow the hyperlinks below to the Department of Justice web site for the most up-to-date regulations.
Farm Products Marketing Agencies Act, 1972: This legislation set up the National Farm Products Council. It also provided the legal foundation for national marketing agencies. In 1993, Parliament amended the Act to allow the creation of national promotion and research agencies, and renamed the legislation the Farm Products Agencies Act.
Agricultural Products Marketing Act, 1949: This legislation allows the federal government to delegate its authority over interprovincial and export trade to provincial commodity boards. This authority allows the provincial boards to regulate marketing in interprovincial and export trade.