31. The amount of the assessment and fees contemplated in section 30 and the terms and conditions of payment shall be determined by by-law of the certified association.
The by-law shall determine a fixed annual assessment exigible from each producer by the certified association. Subject to section 35, the maximum amount of such assessment shall not exceed $15.
Contributions payable to the certified association by federations and specialized federations and by the specialized syndicates contemplated in section 30 may be in a fixed or variable amount according to the nature, importance and extent of the services rendered to them by such certified association, the number of their members or the number of producers directly or indirectly affected by their activities.
In the case of a board, contributions shall not exceed, subject to section 35, 20% of the amounts exigible from the producers subject to the joint plan under section 76 of the Farm Products Marketing Act.
1972, c. 37, s. 31; 1974, c. 36, s. 125.