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Nova Scotia Egg Producers Levy Order

made under clause 9(1)(hb) of the

Natural Products Act

R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 308

N.S. Reg. 170/2006 (effective July 16, 2006)

as amended to N.S. Reg. 138/2018 (effective August 12, 2018)



1     This Order may be cited as the Nova Scotia Egg Producers Levy Order.


2     In this Order,


                (a)    “Agency” means the Canadian Egg Marketing Agency;


                (b)    “Commodity Board” means the Nova Scotia Egg Producers;


                (c)    “egg” means egg of a hen;


                (d)    “grading station operator” means any person who washes, grades, packs, offers for sale, sells, stores, transports or markets eggs and includes a Commodity Board, when applicable, and includes a producer-vendor;


                (e)    “hen” means a hen of any class of the domestic chicken belonging to the species Gallus domesticus;


                (f)    “Plan” means the Nova Scotia Egg and Pullet Producers Marketing Plan, and amendments thereto;


                (g)    “producer” means any person engaged in the production of eggs in the Province and includes a producer-vendor;


                (h)    “producer-vendor” means a producer who is a grading station operator in respect of all or any portion of eggs produced by that producer.


3     (1)    A levy is imposed on every producer of $0.3185 per dozen of eggs marketed by the producer minus the number of dozens of eggs, if any, marketed by the producer in interprovincial and export trade.


       (2)    The levy imposed by subsection (l) shall, where the eggs are sold or otherwise disposed of


                (a)    to a person who is not a grading station operator, be paid by the producer directly to the Commodity Board; or


                (b)    to a grading station operator, be paid to the grading station operator to whom they are delivered, by the grading station operator deducting the amount of the levy from the monies payable by the grading station operator to the producer for the eggs and the grading station operator shall in turn pay the levies so collected to the Commodity Board.


4     As with previous levies, it is hereby confirmed that the total levy imposed on the producer with respect to eggs marketed by that producer in interprovincial and export trade shall, through the Levy Order set up and amended from time to time by the Agency, be identical to the total levy imposed hereunder for intraprovincial trade.


5     This Order shall come into force as of December 30, 2007.


6     [repealed]




Legislative History
Reference Tables

Nova Scotia Egg Producers’ Levy Order

N.S. Reg. 170/2006

Natural Products Act

Note:  The information in these tables does not form part of the regulations and is compiled by the Office of the Registrar of Regulations for reference only.

Source Law

The current consolidation of the Nova Scotia Egg Producers’ Levy Order made under the Natural Products Act includes all of the following regulations:


In force

How in force

Royal Gazette
Part II Issue


Jul 16, 2006

date specified

Sep 15, 2006


Jan 16, 2007

date specified

Feb 2, 2007


Jun 17, 2007

date specified

Jul 6, 2007


Dec 30, 2007

date specified

Jan 18, 2008


Oct 9, 2008

date specified

Nov 7, 2008


Dec 28, 2008

date specified

Jan 2, 2009


Dec 27, 2009

date specified

Jan 15, 2010


Jul 15, 2010

date specified

Jul 30, 2010


Jan 23, 2011

date specified

Jan 28, 2011


Nov 15, 2011

date specified

Dec 2, 2011


Jan 1, 2012

date specified

Dec 30, 2011


Apr 11, 2012

date specified

May 4, 2012


Dec 30, 2012

date specified

Jan 11, 2013


Oct 9, 2013

date specified

Nov 1, 2013


Nov 13, 2013

date specified

Nov 29, 2013


Dec 29, 2013

date specified

Dec 27, 2013


Dec 10, 2014

date specified

Jan 9, 2015


May 1, 2015

date specified

May 1, 2015


May 17, 2015

date specified

Jun 12, 2015


Jan 24, 2016

date specified

Feb 5, 2016


Aug 24, 2016

date specified

Sep 16, 2016


Jan 29, 2017

date specified

Jan 20, 2017


Oct 11, 2017

date specified

Oct 27, 2017


Feb 25, 2018

date specified

Feb 16, 2018


Apr 22, 2018

date specified

May 11, 2018

138/2018 Aug 12, 2018 date specified Aug 17, 2018

The following regulations are not yet in force and are not included in the current consolidation:


In force

How in force

Royal Gazette
Part II Issue

*See subsection 3(6) of the Regulations Act for rules about in force dates of regulations.

Amendments by Provision

ad. = added
am. = amended

fc. = fee change
ra. = reassigned

rep. = repealed
rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected


am. 23/2007, 303/2007, 3/2008, 418/2008, 450/2008, 1/2010, 115/2010, 7/2011, 306/2011, 319/2011, 84/2012, 223/2012, 318/2013, 326/2013, 338/2013, 221/2014, 193/2015, 221/2015, 9/2016, 166/2016, 4/2017, 154/2017, 21/2018, 78/2018, 138/2018


am. 23/2007, 303/2007, 3/2008


rep. 23/2007





Note that changes to headings are not included in the above table.

Editorial Notes and Corrections:







Repealed and Superseded:



In force






Note:  Only regulations that are specifically repealed and replaced appear in this table.  It may not reflect the entire history of regulations on this subject matter.