Amendments to R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 761: Milk and Milk Products under the Milk Act
R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 761
O. Reg. 161/20
Regulation - Other
Bill or 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.
• 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.
Summary of Proposal:
Farm Products Marketing Commission
1 Stone Rd W, Guelph, N1G 4Y2
April 17, 2020