T-7.1, r. 3 - Regulation respecting public blueberry fields

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17. Every person who submits an application for a lease shall undertake to:
(1)  be registered, for the term of the lease, with the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation in accordance with the Regulation respecting the registration of agricultural operations and the payment of property taxes and compensations (chapter M-14, r. 1);
(2)  operate the blueberry field in accordance with the technical standards and cultivation methods described in the guide entitled “Petits Fruits” by the Conseil des Productions végétales du Québec, published by the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation;
(3)  apply each year, in accordance with the rotation system established, each of the cultivation methods referred to in paragraph 2 in an area at least equal to 1/3 of the total usable area, and harvest and market the blueberries produced;
(4)  ensure the protection of the blueberry field and of the plants, produce and facilities that it contains;
(5)  establish with the Minister, before April 30 of each year, a cultivation plan for the current year;
(6)  provide the Minister, at his request, with a financial report for the blueberry field and with a report on the area under cultivation and on the yields obtained during the last year of production or during any other period indicated in that request;
(7)  submit to the Minister any improvement or construction project before carrying it out;
(8)  obtain at his own expense, where he wishes to lease land inaccessible by public highway, a right of way for the term of the lease over land not under the authority of the Minister.
O.C. 672-92, s. 17; O.C. 817-2007, s. 13.