Canadian Food Inspection Agency Fees Notice
Part 8 - Livestock and Poultry Carcass Grading Fees

Interpretation

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

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

"grader" means a person designated as a grader under subsection 13(3) of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act. (classificateur)

"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

(a) on receipt of an invoice from the Agency; or

(b) before the service is provided, if the person has previously failed to pay a fee set out in this Notice.

3. If two or more persons request grading for a veal, ovine, bison or beef carcass, an equal portion of the applicable fee set out in item 1 of the table to this Part is payable by each of those persons.

Table

Livestock and Poultry Carcass Grading Fees
Item Column 1
Service, Right, Product, Privilege or Use
Column 2
Fee
1. If veal, ovine, bison or beef carcasses are graded by a grader at the request of a person referred to in section 334 of the Regulations, or if the application of grade names to veal, ovine, bison or beef carcasses is monitored by a grader:
(a) in the case of veal, ovine and bison carcasses, for the grading or monitoring $13 per quarter-hour or part thereof Table Note 1
(b) in the case of beef carcasses
(i) for the grading $1.25 per carcass Table Note 1
(ii) for the monitoring $13 per quarter-hour or part thereof Table Note 1
2. (1) For the application of grade names prescribed by the Regulations under the conditions of section 338 of the Regulations to poultry carcasses in an establishment that has an average weekly slaughter volume of
(a) less than 5,000 $750 per year
(b) 5,000- 14,999 $1,000 per year
(c) 15,000 - 29,999 $1,250 per year
(d) 30,000 - 74,999 $1,500 per year
(e) 75,000 or more $2,000 per year
(2) For the inspection under Section 24 of the Act of graded processed poultry for the purposes of monitoring the grade names applied to poultry carcasses $44 per hour

Table Note

Table note 1

Fees would only be charged if the grading or monitoring was performed by a grader employed by the CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)

Return to table note 1  referrer

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