The Agricultural Products Marketing Council is responsible for hearing appeals and performing various oversight roles under the Agricultural Products Marketing Act and its regulations.
Government of the Northwest Territories
Department of Industry, Tourism & Investment
Agricultural Products Marketing Act (NWT)
The Council consists of not fewer than three and not more than seven members.
There are no alternate members.
The legislation does not provide for the appointment of alternate members on the Council.
The Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment shall designate a Chairperson from among the members of the Council.
There is no Vice-Chairperson.
Quorum is a majority of the members appointed.
Members are appointed by the Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment under section 11(3) of the Agricultural Products Marketing Act.
A member holds office for a term not exceeding three years and may be eligible for reappointment.
Time and Travel Requirements
The Council meets on an as-required basis. Meetings are held in public, unless it considers it necessary to hold a meeting in-camera.
Members shall receive remuneration according to Executive Council classification and Financial Management Board Secretariat directives.
Category - Regulatory/Quasi-Judicial
Chairperson - up to $400 per day
Member - up $325 per day
Chair and members – 50% per half-day (i.e., 3.5 hours or less), for work on board business for each day of meetings.
The Council may engage individuals having special or technical knowledge to assist with carrying out its mandate.
The Chairperson may delegate his or her powers to a member of the Council.
The Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment may designate persons in the public service to assist in the administration of the Council.
Council may make bylaws regarding procedure and business conduct.
|Position||Appointee||Term Start||Term Expiry||Number of Terms||Appointed By||Nominating Authority|
|1. Chair||(Vacant - 3 year term)||Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment|
|2. Member||(Vacant - 3 year term)||Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment|
|3. Member||(Vacant - 3 year term)||Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment|
|4. Member||(Vacant - 3 year term)||Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment|