Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations

Version of section 2 from 2006-03-22 to 2014-01-28:

  •  (1) In these Regulations,

    Act

    Act means the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act; (Loi)

    Canadian unit

    Canadian unit means a unit of measurement set out in Schedule II to the Weights and Measures Act; (unité canadienne)

    declaration of net quantity

    declaration of net quantity means the declaration of net quantity referred to in section 4 of the Act; (déclaration de quantité nette)

    metric unit

    metric unit means a unit of measurement set out in Schedule I to the Weights and Measures Act; (unité métrique)

    nominal volume

    nominal volume[Repealed, SOR/96-278, s. 1]

    ornamental container

    ornamental container means a container that, except on the bottom, does not have any promotional or advertising material thereon, other than a trade mark or common name and that, because of any design appearing on its surface or because of its shape or texture, appears to be a decorative ornament and is sold as a decorative ornament in addition to being sold as the container of a product; (emballage décoratif)

    principal display surface

    principal display surface means,

    • (a) in the case of a container that has a side or surface that is displayed or visible under normal or customary conditions of sale or use, the total area of such side or surface excluding the top, if any,

    • (b) in the case of a container that has a lid that is the part of the container displayed or visible under normal or customary conditions of sale or use, the total area of the top surface of the lid,

    • (c) in the case of a container that does not have a particular side or surface that is displayed or visible under normal or customary conditions of sale or use, any 40 per cent of the total surface area of the container, excluding the top and bottom, if any, if such 40 per cent can be displayed or visible under normal or customary conditions of sale or use,

    • (d) in the case of a container that is a bag with sides of equal dimensions, the total area of one of the sides,

    • (e) in the case of a container that is a bag with sides of more than one size, the total area of one of the largest sides, and

    • (f) in the case of a container that is a wrapper or confining band that is so narrow in relation to the size of the product contained that it cannot reasonably be said to have any side or surface that is displayed or visible under normal or customary conditions of sale or use, the total area of one side of a ticket or tag attached to such container. (principale surface exposée)

  • (2) For the purposes of the Act and these Regulations,

    principal display panel

    principal display panel means,

    • (a) in the case of a container that is mounted on a display card, that part of the label applied to all or part of the principal display surface of the container or to all or part of the side of the display card that is displayed or visible under normal or customary conditions of sale or use or to both such parts of the container and the display card,

    • (b) in the case of an ornamental container, that part of the label applied to all or part of the bottom of the container or to all or part of the principal display surface or to all or part of a tag that is attached to the container, and

    • (c) in the case of all other containers, that part of the label applied to all or part of the principal display surface. (espace principal)

  • SOR/96-278, s. 1.
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