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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 to N.S. Reg. 126/2014 (August 12, 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

9 ml

.027

Clause 2(a) amended: N.S. Reg. 174/2012; N.S. Reg. 58/2014; N.S. Reg. 84/2014; N.S. Reg. 126/2014.

 

                (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

9 ml

.027

Clause 2(b) amended: N.S. Reg. 174/2012; N.S. Reg. 58/2014; N.S. Reg. 84/2014; N.S. Reg. 126/2014.

 

                (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

9 ml

.027

Clause 2(c) amended: N.S. Reg. 174/2012; N.S. Reg. 58/2014; N.S. Reg. 84/2014; N.S. Reg. 126/2014.

 

                (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)    light cream (containing 5% - 9.9% butterfat)

1 L

$1.54

500 ml

.82

473 ml

.78

425 ml

.71

375 ml

.63

325 ml

.54

250 ml

.42

10 ml

.025

9 ml

.023

Clause 2(f) added: N.S. Reg. 126/2014.

 

                (g)    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

473 ml

1.04

425 ml

.94

375 ml

.84

325 ml

.72

250 ml

.56

10 ml

.032

9 ml

.029

Clause 2(f) amended: N.S. Reg. 194/2013; N.S. Reg. 58/2014; relettered 2(g) and amended: N.S. Reg. 126/2014.

 

                (h)    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

473 ml

1.25

425 ml

1.12

375 ml

.99

325 ml

.85

10 ml

.037

9 ml

.033

Clause 2(g) amended: N.S. Reg. 58/2014; relettered 2(h) and amended: N.S. Reg. 126/2014.

 

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


20 L

$81.40

1 L

4.07

500 ml

2.06

473 ml

1.95

425 ml

1.82

375 ml

1.67

325 ml

1.34

250 ml

1.11

Clause 2(h) amended: N.S. Reg. 58/2014; relettered 2(i) and amended: N.S. Reg. 126/2014.

 

                (j)     egg nog


2 L

$3.65

1 L

1.85

473 ml

.93

425 ml

.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; relettered 2(j) and amended: N.S. Reg. 126/2014.

 

                (k)     concentrated milk


1 L

$3.22

Clause 2(i) relettered 2(k): N.S. Reg. 126/2014.

 

Milk sold under School Milk Program

2A   (1)    Section 2 does not apply to milk sold by a school under the School Milk Program administered by the Department of Agriculture.

 

       (2)    The price of milk sold to a student under the School Milk Program must be $0.40 per 250 ml.

 

       (3)    The only classes of milk that may be sold under the School Milk Program are whole milk, partly skimmed milk and skim milk, and the milk may be sold only in 250 ml, 500 ml and 20 L containers.

Section 2A added: N.S. Reg. 126/2014.

 

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.]