ARCHIVED — Vol. 147, No. 24 — June 15, 2013

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Regulations Amending the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations

Statutory authority

Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act

Sponsoring agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS STATEMENT

For the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement, see Icewine Regulations.

PROPOSED REGULATORY TEXT

Notice is given, pursuant to section 19 of the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act (see footnote a), that the Governor in Council, pursuant to subsection 18(1) of that Act, proposes to make the annexed Regulations Amending the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations.

Interested persons may make representations concerning the proposed Regulations within 75 days after the date of publication of this notice. All such representations must cite the Canada Gazette, Part Ⅰ, and the date of publication of this notice, and be addressed to Rola Yehia, Acting National Manager, Consumer Protection Division, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Floor 6, Room 134, 1400 Merivale Road, Tower 2, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0Y9 (tel.: 613-773-5476; fax: 613-773-5603; email: Rola.Yehia@ inspection.gc.ca).

Ottawa, June 6, 2013

JURICA ČAPKUN
Assistant Clerk of the Privy Council

REGULATIONS AMENDING THE CONSUMER PACKAGING
AND LABELLING REGULATIONS

AMENDMENTS

1. (1) The definition “principal display surface” in subsection 2(1) of the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations (see footnote 1) is amended by striking out “and” at the end of paragraph (e), by adding “and” at the end of paragraph (f) and by adding the following after paragraph (f):

  • (g) despite paragraphs (a) to (f) of this definition, in the case of a container of wine in which the wine is displayed for sale to consumers, any part of the surface of the container, excluding its top and bottom, that can be seen without having to turn the container; (principale surface exposée)

(2) Subsection 2(1) of the Regulations is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

“wine” is an alcoholic beverage that meets the standard for wine set out in section B.02.100 of the Food and Drug Regulations.

2. Section 14 of the Regulations is amended by adding the following after subsection (4):

(5) Despite subsections (2) to (4), in the case of the label on a 750 millilitre container, no taller than 360 millimetres, in which wine is displayed for sale to consumers, the declaration of net quantity may be shown in letters of not less than 3.3 millimetres in height.

COMING INTO FORCE

3. These Regulations come into force on January 1, 2014.

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