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Fluid Dairy Pricing Regulations

made under clauses 9(c) and (d) of the

Dairy Industry Act

S.N.S. 2000, c. 24

N.S. Reg. 95/2003 (April 8, 2003)

as amended up to N.S. Reg. 84/2014 (June 11, 2014)

 

Note: Text does not include amendments made by N.S. Reg. 126/2014.


Citation

1     These regulations may be cited as the Fluid Dairy Pricing Regulations.


Minimum prices

2     Except as otherwise provided in these regulations, the minimum wholesale and minimum retail prices of fluid milk in containers sold in Nova Scotia from processors to retailers and from retailers to customers must be

Section 2 amended: N.S. Reg. 189/2011.

 

                (a)    whole milk (including fortified products)


20 L

$27.10

10 L

13.55

5 L

6.78

4 L

5.19

2 L

2.71

1 L

1.38

500 ml

.74

473 ml

.72

425 ml

.68

375 ml

.65

325 ml

.56

250 ml

.43

200 ml

.36

125 ml

.30

10 ml

.03

Clause 2(a) amended: N.S. Reg. 174/2012; N.S. Reg. 58/2014; N.S. Reg. 84/2014.

 

                (b)    partly skimmed milk (including fortified products)


20 L

$26.90

10 L

13.45

5 L

6.73

4 L

5.19

2 L

2.69

1 L

1.37

500 ml

.73

473 ml

.72

425 ml

.68

375 ml

.65

325 ml

.56

250 ml

.43

200 ml

.36

125 ml

.30

10 ml

.03

Clause 2(b) amended: N.S. Reg. 174/2012; N.S. Reg. 58/2014; N.S. Reg. 84/2014.

 

                (c)    skim milk (including fortified products)


20 L

$26.50

10 L

13.25

5 L

6.63

4 L

5.19

2 L

2.65

1 L

1.35

500 ml

.72

473 ml

.72

425 ml

.68

375 ml

.65

325 ml

.56

250 ml

.43

200 ml

.36

125 ml

.30

10 ml

.03

Clause 2(c) amended: N.S. Reg. 174/2012; N.S. Reg. 58/2014; N.S. Reg. 84/2014.

 

                (d)    chocolate milk, chocolate partly skimmed milk and flavoured milk (including fortified products)


20 L

$29.90

10 L

14.95

5 L

7.48

4 L

5.74

2 L

2.95

1 L

1.50

500 ml

.79

473 ml

.78

425 ml

.77

375 ml

.75

325 ml

.65

250 ml

.50

200 ml

.42

Clause 2(d) amended: N.S. Reg. 174/2012; N.S. Reg. 58/2014; N.S. Reg. 84/2014.

 

                (e)    buttermilk

2 L

$2.67

1 L

1.36

500 ml

.68

 

                (f)    blend cream (containing 10% - 17.9% butterfat)


20 L

$40.92

10 L

20.46

5 L

10.23

2 L

4.10

1 L

2.05

500 ml

1.09

375 ml

.84

325 ml

.72

250 ml

.56

10 ml

.032

Clause 2(f) amended: N.S. Reg. 194/2013; N.S. Reg. 58/2014.

 

                (g)    coffee cream (containing 18% - 34.9% butterfat)


20 L

$50.44

10 L

25.22

5 L

12.61

1 L

2.53

500 ml

1.32

375 ml

.99

325 ml

.85

10 ml

.037

Clause 2(g) amended: N.S. Reg. 58/2014.

 

                (h)    whipping cream (containing not less than 35% butterfat)


1 L

$4.07

500 ml

2.06

375 ml

1.67

325 ml

1.34

250 ml

1.11

Clause 2(h) amended: N.S. Reg. 58/2014.

 

                (i)     egg nog


2 L

$3.65

1 L

1.85

375 ml

.78

325 ml

.68

250 ml

.52

200 ml

.44

Clause 2(i) amended: N.S. Reg. 174/2012: N.S. Reg. 58/2014.

 

                (j)     concentrated milk


1 L

$3.22


Maximum discounts

3     The maximum discount that may be extended by a distributor to any end user is 10% of the minimum wholesale price.

 

4     The maximum discount that may be extended by a distributor to any customer other than an end user is 18.5% of the minimum wholesale price.

 

Equipment

5     A processor must not place or replace their equipment with a customer without the prior approval of the Council, unless the equipment is provided

 

                (a)    for a fair, special event, promotion, or special situation on a temporary basis; or

 

                (b)    to a school providing milk under a School Milk Program, administered by the Department of Agriculture.

[Note: the reference to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has been updated in accordance with Order in Council 2006-121 under the Public Service Act, R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 376, effective February 24, 2006.]