Regulation - Other

Amendments to R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 761: Milk and Milk Products under the Milk Act

Regulation Number(s):
R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 761
O. Reg. 161/20
Instrument Type:
Regulation - Other
Bill or Act:
Milk Act
Summary of Decision:
In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and at the request of the dairy industry, the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission has amended R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 761: Milk and Milk Products under the Milk Act.

The amendments:
• extend dairy processing plant and non-shopkeeper distributor licence expiry dates
• extend dairy grader certificate expiry dates; and
• temporarily reinstate currently expired non-shopkeeper distributor licences and grader certificates.

The amendments are intended to allow the dairy industry to continue to operate during the outbreak without fear of certificates or licences lapsing. The amendments also provide additional time following the emergency for licence and certificate renewals

The regulation was filed with the Registrar of Regulations and came into force upon filing.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
Summary of Proposal:
Contact Address:
Don Mills
Farm Products Marketing Commission
1 Stone Rd W, Guelph, N1G 4Y2
Phone: 226-979-8757
Effective Date:
April 17, 2020