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under Beef Cattle Marketing Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. B.5

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current December 31, 1990 (e-Laws currency date)

Beef Cattle Marketing Act
Loi sur la commercialisation des bovins de boucherie

R.R.O. 1990, REGULATION 56


Consolidation Period: From December 31, 1990 to the e-Laws currency date.

No amendments.

This Regulation is made in English only.

1. Every person who owns or maintains scales for the purpose of weighing live cattle where the weight is an element in ascertaining the price paid for the cattle shall,

(a) maintain every scale so used in sound working order;

(b) designate one or more persons, satisfactory to an inspector, to be scale operators for that scale;

(c) retain the scale tickets from every scale for at least two weeks and, upon request, provide such scale tickets for the examination of the buyer or seller of the cattle;

(d) upon request therefor by an inspector, provide him or her with a signed copy of the scale ticket upon which the weight of each lot of cattle is recorded; and

(e) arrange for annual certification of such weights under the Weights and Measures Act (Canada). R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 56, s. 1.

2. Every inspector who has been designated by the Minister to supervise weights shall, with respect to scales inspected by him or her,

(a) report any malfunction of scales or any other irregularity affecting weight or sale price to the Commissioner within twenty-four hours;

(b) promptly advise the person who owns or maintains the scale of any action necessary to achieve compliance with the Act or this Regulation;

(c) record on the log of scale inspection a record of action taken by the person who owns or maintains the scale to achieve compliance with the Act or this Regulation and conduct such inspection as is necessary to confirm the efficacy of such action; and

(d) order the person who owns or maintains the scale to reweigh any lot of cattle that, in his or her opinion, may not have been weighed or recorded properly. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 56, s. 2.