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filed April 14, 2016 under Liquor Licence Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. L.19

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ontario regulation 96/16

made under the

Liquor Licence Act

Made: April 13, 2016
Filed: April 14, 2016
Published on e-Laws: April 14, 2016
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: April 30, 2016

Amending Reg. 720 of R.R.O. 1990


1. (1) Subsection 3.2 (1) of Regulation 720 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 is amended by adding the following definition:

“fruit wine” means Ontario wine that,

(a) is produced from fruit grown in Ontario, other than grapes, and

(b) is not produced using any combination of the concentrated juice of apples grown outside of Ontario, despite subsection 1 (2) of Regulation 718 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 (General) made under the Act;

(2) Subsection 3.2 (2) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “VQA wine” in the portion before paragraph 1 and substituting “fruit wine or VQA wine”:

(3) Paragraph 4 of subsection 3.2 (2) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

4. The manufacturer shall ensure that its fruit wine or VQA wine that is offered for sale at the farmers’ market and that is not sold is returned to the manufacturer’s store within 24 hours from the time it leaves the manufacturer’s store.

(4) Subsection 3.2 (4) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “VQA wines” and substituting “one or more of fruit wines or VQA wines”.


2. This Regulation comes into force on the later of May 1, 2016 and the day it is filed.