Milk Price Notice 1978

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  • Milk Price Notice 1978: revoked, on 1 February 1980, by clause 8(a) of the Milk Price Notice 1980 (Gazette 1980, p 165).

Milk Price Notice 1978

(SR 1978/123)

  • Milk Price Notice 1978: revoked, on 1 February 1980, by clause 8(a) of the Milk Price Notice 1980 (Gazette 1980, p 165).


Note

This notice is administered in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.


PURSUANT to section 25 of the Milk Act 1967, the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries hereby gives the following notice.

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) This notice may be cited as the Milk Price Notice 1978.

    (2) This notice shall come into force on the 1st day of May 1978.

2 Interpretation
  • In this notice, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    Board means the New Zealand Milk Board

    Commercial user means any person who buys milk for sale for consumption on premises occupied by him (whether in the form in which it is received by him or otherwise and whether separately or in combination with any other substance)

    Consumer means any person who buys milk for any purpose other than resale

    Litre, and every other measure of capacity, means the appropriate measure of capacity specified under the Weights and Measures Act 1925

    Milk has the same meaning as in the Milk Act 1967; but does not include cream or goat's milk

    Shop dairy means any shop where milk is sold for consumption or use off the premises, and where the milk so sold is sold in the form in which it was received into the shop.

3 Application
  • This notice applies to all milk sold anywhere in New Zealand to commercial users or consumers, or to occupiers of shop dairies.

4 Maximum milk prices
  • (1) Subject to this notice, the maximum price at which milk to which this notice applies may be sold shall be as follows:

    • (a) When sold to the occupier of a shop dairy, the price shall be the appropriate price fixed in the Schedule hereto for milk sold to the occupier of a shop dairy for resale:

    • (b) When sold to a commercial user or consumer by any person other than the occupier of a shop dairy, the price shall be the appropriate price fixed in the Schedule hereto for milk sold to a commercial user or consumer:

    • (c) When sold to a commercial user or consumer by the occupier of a shop dairy the price shall be the appropriate price fixed in the Schedule hereto for milk sold to a commercial user or consumer.

    (2) Where milk is sold in circumstances to which paragraph (a) or paragraph (b) of subclause (1) of this clause applies, the price fixed by that subclause shall include the cost of delivery to the premises of the purchaser.

    (3) Where milk is sold in circumstances to which paragraph (c) of subclause (1) of this clause applies, the price fixed by that subclause shall apply only in respect of delivery at the premises of the shop dairy.

5 Rounding off
  • (1) If the price computed in accordance with this notice is not an exact number of cents, the price may be computed to the next upward cent.

    (2) Where an account is rendered to any purchaser for milk sold during any period comprising more than one day, the total sum shall be computed with respect to the total quantity of milk purchased for the period at the appropriate price fixed in the Schedule hereto, and, where the total sum so computed is not an exact number of cents, it may be computed to the next upward cent.

6 No charge to be made for credit
  • Where milk to which this notice applies is sold on credit, no charge (whether called interest, a booking fee, or by any other name) which would not be made if such milk were sold for cash shall be made at any time.

7 Revocations
  • The following notices are hereby revoked:

    • (a) The Milk Price Notice 1975:1

    • (b) The Milk Price Notice 1975, Amendment No 3.


Schedule
Maximum price at which milk may be sold to shop dairies, commercial users and consumers

Cl 4

  • Schedule was substituted, as from 1 April 1979, by regulation 2 Milk Price Notice 1978, Amendment No 1 (SR 1979/69).

Quantity Supplied on Any One Day Irrespective of Number of DeliveriesWhen Sold to the Occupier of a Shop Dairy for ResaleWhen Sold to a Commercial User or Consumer
In any quantityAt the rate of —At the rate of —
Less than 600 ml21.88 cents per litre8 cents per 300 ml
600 ml or more but less than 12 litres 15 cents per 600 ml
12 litres or more 25 cents per litre

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This notice replaces the Milk Price Notice 1975 (as amended) and is in the same terms as the 1975 notice except that the price of milk sold in quantities of 600 ml or more is increased by 1 cent per 600 ml.


Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 April 1978.


  • 1 SR 1975/111