The BC Farm Industry Review Board (BC FIRB) has completed an objective evaluation of quota assessment tools including a general review and examination of its previous directions.
The full decision can be accessed by clicking on the link below, but a brief synopsis of the key elements of the decision are:
Consistent with BC FIRB’s 2005 Specialty Review, the BC Chicken Marketing Board (BCCMB) is still required to:
BC FIRB has provided some flexibility to commodity boards’ administration of quota assessment tools including the removal of LIFO (Last in First out) provisions, provided that the boards:
Please click here for BC FIRB’s full decision, including both the majority and dissenting member decisions.
The BC Chicken Marketing Board will be assessing BC FIRB’s direction, carefully evaluating if any quota management changes are needed to reflect sound marketing policy while serving the public interest.
Further details will be circulated when they become available. Prior to making any changes or final decisions, the BCCMB will be engaged in a full process of industry consultation.