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Topics: Agriculture Information Type: publications Formats: html

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December 15, 2017

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The Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA) and its associated regulations apply to all agricultural operations in Alberta. The purpose of the Act is to ensure that the province’s livestock industry can grow to meet the opportunities presented by local and world markets in an environmentally...


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December 15, 2017

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The Agriculture Financial Services Act establishes the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) and outlines the functions, purpose, objectives, and governance of the AFSC. The Regulation also details the business of the AFSC including lending and financial assistance, insurance...


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December 15, 2017

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The Weed Control Act enables the Minister's authority to declare noxious or prohibited noxious weeds that present significant economic, social or ecological risks. The duties of individuals, local authorities, municipalities, and the Crown related to the prevention, control, and destruction of...


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December 15, 2017

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The Farm Implement Act describes the requirements and conditions surrounding the lease and/or sale of farm implements including agreements, warranties, and repair parts. The Act also outlines the licensing requirements and related processes for dealers and distributors of farm implements....


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December 15, 2017

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The Marketing of Agricultural Products Act provides the framework for agricultural marketing boards and commissions. The Act establishes the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council as the agency to supervise the establishment and operation of agricultural marketing boards and commissions....


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February 1, 2017

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The Veterinary Profession Act (VPA) establishes the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) as the self-governing professional regulatory organization that is responsible for the registration, licensure, regulation and discipline of registered veterinarians and animal health technologists...


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January 1, 2017

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The Animal Health Act enables the province to respond to animal diseases affecting animal health, public health, and food safety. The Act and its regulations are designed to control the spread of disease through inspections and surveillance, treatments, biosecurity measures, and control zones....


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December 13, 2016

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The Line Fence Act pertains to two distinct fencing issues on property boundaries. The first relates to the requirements for erection of visible rail or dropper on wire fences across trails that have been in constant use by the public. The remainder of the Act applies to erection, maintenance,...


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December 13, 2016

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The Fur Farms Act provides for aspects of business licensing of fur farms. The Act describes the requirements and process for licensing a fur farm. Measures that should be taken to ensure the health of imported animals, report death or disease of farmed fur-bearing animals, and quarantine are...


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July 1, 2015

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The Irrigation Districts Act enables the establishment of 13 irrigation districts in Alberta and describes the structure, governance, powers, and duties for the formation and operations of irrigation districts. The purpose of an irrigation district is to: construct, operate, and maintain...