Fluid Dairy Pricing Regulations

Link to law: https://www.novascotia.ca/just/regulations/regs/difdpric.htm

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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. 309/2015 (August 19, 2015, effective September 1, 2015)

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 minimumretail prices of fluid milk in containers sold in Nova Scotia from processors to retailers andfrom 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

larger than 250 ml but no larger than 500 ml

.74

larger than 125 ml but no larger than 250 ml

.43

larger than 15 ml but no larger than 125 ml

.30

15 ml or smaller

.03

Clause 2(a) amended: N.S. Reg. 174/2012; N.S. Reg. 58/2014; N.S. Reg. 84/2014; N.S. Reg. 126/2014;N.S. Reg. 173/2014; N.S. Reg. 309/2015.

 

                (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

larger than 250 ml but no larger than 500 ml

.73

larger than 125 ml but no larger than 250 ml

.43

larger than 15 ml but no larger than 125 ml

.30

15 ml or smaller

.03

Clause 2(b) amended: N.S. Reg. 174/2012; N.S. Reg. 58/2014; N.S. Reg. 84/2014; N.S. Reg. 126/2014;N.S. Reg. 173/2014; N.S. Reg. 309/2015.

 

                (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

larger than 250 ml but no larger than 500 ml

.72

larger than 125 ml but no larger than 250 ml

.43

larger than 15 ml but no larger than 125 ml

.30

15 ml or smaller

.03

Clause 2(c) amended: N.S. Reg. 174/2012; N.S. Reg. 58/2014; N.S. Reg. 84/2014; N.S. Reg. 126/2014;N.S. Reg. 173/2014; N.S. Reg. 309/2015.

 

                (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

larger than 250 ml but no larger than 500 ml

.79

larger than 125 ml but no larger than 250 ml

.50

Clause 2(d) amended: N.S. Reg. 174/2012; N.S. Reg. 58/2014; N.S. Reg. 84/2014; N.S. Reg. 173/2014; N.S.Reg. 309/2015.

 

                (e)    buttermilk

2 L

           $2.67

1 L 

1.36

larger than 250 ml but no larger than 500 ml

.68

larger than 125 ml but no larger than 250 ml

.32

Clause 2(e) amended: N.S. Reg. 173/2014; N.S. Reg. 309/2015.

 

                (f)    light cream (containing 5%–9.9% butterfat)

1 L

           $1.54

larger than 250 ml but no larger than 500 ml

.82

larger than 125 ml but no larger than 250 ml

.42

15 ml or smaller

.03

Clause 2(f) added: N.S. Reg. 126/2014; amended: N.S. Reg. 173/2014; N.S. Reg. 309/2015.

                 (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

larger than 250 ml but no larger than 500 ml

1.09

larger than 125 ml but no larger than 250 ml

.56

15 ml or smaller

.03

Clause 2(f) amended: N.S. Reg. 194/2013; N.S. Reg. 58/2014; relettered 2(g) and amended: N.S. Reg.126/2014; amended: N.S. Reg. 173/2014; N.S. Reg. 309/2015.

 

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

20 L

$50.44

10 L

25.22

5 L

12.61

1 L

2.53

larger than 250 ml but no larger than 500 ml

1.32

larger than 125 ml but no larger than 250 ml

.63

15 ml or smaller

.04

Clause 2(g) amended: N.S. Reg. 58/2014; relettered 2(h) and amended: N.S. Reg. 126/2014; amended:N.S. Reg. 173/2014; N.S. Reg. 309/2015.

 

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

20 L

           $81.40

1 L

4.07

larger than 250 ml but no larger than 500 ml

2.06

larger than 125 ml but no larger than 250 ml

1.11

Clause 2(h) amended: N.S. Reg. 58/2014; relettered 2(i) and amended: N.S. Reg. 126/2014; amended:N.S. Reg. 173/2014; N.S. Reg. 309/2015.

 

                (j)     egg nog

2 L

$3.65

1 L

1.85

larger than 250 ml but no larger than 500 ml

.93

larger than 125 ml but no larger than 250 ml

.52

Clause 2(i) amended: N.S. Reg. 174/2012: N.S. Reg. 58/2014; relettered 2(j) and amended: N.S. Reg.126/2014; amended: N.S. Reg. 173/2014; N.S. Reg. 309/2015.

                (k)    concentrated milk

1 L

$3.22

Clause 2(j) 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 Programadministered by the Department of Agriculture.

 

       (2)    The sizes and corresponding prices of containers of milk that may be sold under theSchool Milk Program are limited to the following:

Container Size

Price ($)

237 ml

0.40

250 ml

0.40

473 ml

0.80

500 ml

0.80

20 L

32.00

Subsection 2A(2) replaced: N.S. Reg. 291/2015.

 

       (3)    The only classes of milk that may be sold under the School Milk Program are wholemilk, partly skimmed milk and skim milk.

Subsection 2A(3) replaced: N.S. Reg. 291/2015.

 

       (4)    Milk sold under the School Milk Program must be sold only directly to, or for thebenefit of, students at a school.

Subsection 2A(4) added: N.S. Reg. 291/2015.

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