Regulations and Bylaws

Ontario Sheep Farmers (formerly the Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency or OSMA) was formed in May 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 Ontario Sheep Farmers.

Below are the regulations and bylaws that pertain to Ontario Sheep Farmers. Note that Ontario Sheep Farmers does not have a constitution.

Regulations and bylaws

Ontario Sheep Farmers has three (3) regulations that the organization is governed by.

  1. Farm Products Marketing Commission Regulation 429
    This regulation governs Ontario Sheep Farmers’ involvement with sheep.
  2. Farm Products Marketing Commission Regulation 430
    This regulation governs Ontario Sheep Farmers’ involvement with the marketing of sheep and wool.
  3. Ontario Sheep Farmers General Regulation
    The General Regulation defines the Ontario marketplace entities, their responsibilties, and the processes to report sales and licence fees due.

Ontario Sheep Farmers has one bylaw.

  1. Bylaw
    This bylaw is an overview of how Ontario Sheep Farmers is to run its organization.