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Spirit Drinks Trade Act (S.C. 2005, c. 39)

Act current to 2019-08-28 and last amended on 2006-06-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE(Sections 3, 3.1 and 4)Use of Spirit Drink Names

  • 1 (1) A spirit drink may be sold using the name Grappa if it has been produced exclusively in Italy.

    • (2) A spirit drink may be sold using the name Grappa di Ticino if it has been produced in the Ticino region of Switzerland.

  • 2 A spirit drink may be sold using the name Jägertee, Jagertee or Jagatee if it has been produced exclusively in Austria.

  • 3 A spirit drink may be sold using the name Korn or Kornbrand if it has been produced exclusively in Germany or Austria.

  • 4 A spirit drink may be sold using the name Ouzo or Oύζo if it has been produced exclusively in Greece.

  • 5 A spirit drink may be sold using the name Pacharán if it has been produced exclusively in Spain.

  • 6 Scotch whisky may be sold under that name if it has been distilled in Scotland as Scotch whisky for domestic consumption in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom.

  • 7 Irish whisky may be sold under that name if it has been distilled in Northern Ireland or in the Republic of Ireland as Irish whisky for domestic consumption in accordance with the laws of Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland.

  • 8 Armagnac brandy may be sold under that name if it has been manufactured in the Armagnac district of France in accordance with the laws of the French Republic for consumption in that country.

  • 9 Cognac brandy may be sold under that name if it has been manufactured in the Cognac district of France in accordance with the laws of the French Republic for consumption in that country.

  • 10 Bourbon whiskey may be sold under that name if it has been manufactured in the United States in accordance with the laws and regulations of the United States governing the manufacture of Bourbon whiskey.

  • 11 Tennessee whiskey may be sold under that name if it has been manufactured in the United States in accordance with the laws and regulations of the United States governing the manufacture of Tennessee whiskey.

  • 12 Tequila may be sold under that name if it has been manufactured in Mexico in accordance with the laws and regulations of Mexico governing the manufacture of Tequila.

  • 13 Mezcal may be sold under that name if it has been manufactured in Mexico in accordance with the laws and regulations of Mexico governing the manufacture of Mezcal.

  • 14 (1) Caribbean rum may be sold under that name if it has been

    • (a) made from sugar cane products of a Commonwealth Caribbean country and distilled and fermented in a Commonwealth Caribbean country; or

    • (b) imported in bulk from a Commonwealth Caribbean country for bottling and sale in Canada as Caribbean rum and blended or modified by

      • (i) blending it with other rum of a Commonwealth Caribbean country,

      • (ii) blending it with Canadian rum in proportions that result in 1 to 1.5% Canadian rum by volume in the final product,

      • (iii) adding distilled or otherwise purified water to adjust the rum to the strength stated on the label applied to the container, or

      • (iv) adding caramel.

    • (2) In this section, Commonwealth Caribbean country means Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago and the Turks and Caicos Islands.

 
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