The Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency was formed in May of 1985 under the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Act. As a requirement of the regulations, all producers of sheep and/or wool in Ontario are required to register with the Agency.
Here are all regulations and bylaws that pertain to the Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency.
Please note that the Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency DOES NOT have a constitution.
Regulations and Bylaws:
All regulations and bylaws that govern OSMA are listed below.
OSMA has three (3) regulations that govern it.
- Farm Products Marketing Commission Regulation 429
This regulation governs OSMA’s involvement with Sheep
- Farm Products Marketing Commission Regulation 430
The regulation governs OSMA’s involvement with the Marketing of Sheep and Wool
- Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency Regulation 1
This regulation governs meat and wool. Regulation 1 has now replaced Regulation 1 - sheep & Regulation 2 - wool. It was approved by the Board of Directors on July 6, 2011. License fees are $1.80 per head plus 13% HST effective as of Dec. 1, 2010.
OSMA has one (1) Bylaw
This Bylaw is an overview of how the Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency is to run it’s organization.
To view the Livestock, Poultry and Honey Bee Protection Act that Farm Products Marketing Commission governs OSMA under ~ CLICK HERE