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Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture

"Controlled Atmosphere" Designation Apple Storage Plant Operator Registration

Who Needs This Registration?
Any apple storage plant operator in Nova Scotia who want to operate a plant to store apples designated for sale as "controlled atmosphere" (indicating that they have been stored under Controlled Atmosphere technology) must have this registration.
Issuing Department / Agency:
Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture
Where can you get this Registration and / or further information?

Pest Management Regulations Coordinator
Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture

Phone: 902-893-6548
Fax: 902-893-0244

Office Location:
Pest Management Regulations Coordinator
NS Dept of Agriculture
176 College Road, Harlow Building
Truro, NS B2N 2P3

Mailing Address:
Pest Management Regulations Coordinator
NS Dept of Agriculture
PO Box 890, Harlow Building
Truro, NS B2N 5G6

Application Forms & Process:
An application form can be obtained from the Pest Management Regulations Coordinator, Department of Agriculture (see above).

When completed, it is submitted to the Pest Management Regulations Coordinator, along with the applicable fee.

If all requirements are met and the application is approved, the Pest Management Regulations Coordinator will request a certificate be issued by the Minister's office.
Waiting Period:
10 business days
provided that all the items that must accompany the application have been received
Expiry & Renewal:
This registration is valid for 5 years from the date it is issued. It can be renewed, and the renewal time is June 30 of the last year.  It is the responsibility of the Registration holder to contact the Department before it expires; NO NOTICE of renewal will be sent out by the Department.
Price:  (No tax is charged)
Initial Application or Renewal: $12.10 for a 5-year registration 
Please pay by cheque or money order made out to the Minister of Finance.
Related Requirements:
None
Additional Information:
All fruit to be packed under this Registration would have been stored in a registered controlled atmosphere storage.
Legislative Authority:
Agriculture and Marketing Act, Revised Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1989,
Chapter 6, Section 166: Packaged Apples Controlled Atmosphere Regulations 1994



Last Updated: July 2014

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