Canadian Food Inspection Agency Fees Notice
Part 9 - Maple Products Fees

Interpretation

1. (1) The definitions in this subsection apply in this Part.

"Act" means the Safe Food for Canadians Act. (Loi)

"Regulations" means the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. (Règlement)

(2) Unless otherwise provided in this Part, other words and expressions have the same meaning as in the Act and the Regulations.

Payment

2. The fees set out in the table to this Part shall be paid at the time the application for a licence or for renewal of an existing licence is submitted, on delivery of the inspection results, or after the assistance has been provided, as the case may be, except if the applicant has a charge account with the Agency, in which case the fees are payable on receipt of an invoice from the Agency.

3. Despite section 2, the fees set out in items 3 to 6 of the table to this Part shall be paid before the service is provided if the person who requests the service:

(a) has previously failed to pay a fee set out in this Notice; or

(b) does not have a fixed place of residence in Canada.

Table

Maple Products Fees
Item Column 1
Service, Right, Product, Privilege or Use
Column 2
Fee
Licence
1.
For the issuance of a licence under section 20 of the Act or the renewal of a licence under section 22 of the Act $250 per licence, valid for 2 years

Establishment Inspection
2.

For the inspection under section 24 of the Act of an establishment in which a licence holder conducts the activities identified in the licence:
  (a) in the case of a sugar bush establishment $40 per year per establishment if the establishment is inspected in the year
  (b) in the case of a packing establishment or maple syrup shipper establishment $210 per year per establishment if the establishment is inspected in the year
Product Inspection
3.
For the inspection of a maple product under section 24 of the Act or grading of a maple product under section 306 of the Regulations 6¢ per kilogram of product inspected, subject to a minimum fee of $50
4. For the inspection of a maple product before export for the purpose of issuing a certificate or other document referred to in section 48 of the Act 3¢ per kilogram of product inspected, subject to a minimum fee of $50 and a maximum fee of $250
5. For an appeal inspection, the fee payable is the applicable fee set out in items 3 or 4, unless the results of the original inspection are not confirmed by the appeal inspection, in which case no fee is payable
Compliance Assistance
6.
For services provided by an inspector, upon request from a person, for the purpose of helping that person to meet the requirements of the Act or the Regulations $21.75 per quarter hour, the time being rounded to the nearest quarter hour, subject to a minimum fee of $87
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