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Seeds Act

Version of section 2 from 2002-12-31 to 2015-02-26:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,


analyst means a person designated as an analyst pursuant to section 5; (analyste)


grade, in respect of seed consisting of seed potatoes, includes any class thereof; (catégorie)

grade name

grade name includes any mark, description or designation of a grade; (dénomination de catégorie)


inspector means a person designated as an inspector pursuant to section 5; (inspecteur)


label includes any legend, word, mark, symbol or design applied or attached to, included in, belonging to or accompanying any seed or package; (étiquette)


Minister means the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food; (ministre)


package includes a sack, bag, barrel, case or any other container in which seed is placed or packed; (emballage)


penalty means an administrative monetary penalty imposed under the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act for a violation; (sanction)


place includes any vehicle, vessel, railway car or aircraft; (lieu)


prescribed means prescribed by regulation;


seed means any plant part of any species belonging to the plant kingdom, represented, sold or used to grow a plant; (semences)


sell includes agree to sell, or offer, keep, expose, transmit, send, convey or deliver for sale, or agree to exchange or to dispose of to any person in any manner for a consideration. (vente)


Tribunal means the Review Tribunal continued by subsection 4.1(1) of the Canada Agricultural Products Act; (Commission)


violation means any contravention of this Act or the regulations that may be proceeded with in accordance with the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act. (violation)

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-8, s. 2
  • R.S., 1985, c. 49 (1st Supp.), s. 2
  • 1994, c. 38, s. 25
  • 1995, c. 40, s. 86
  • 1997, c. 6, s. 87

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