Milk price review complaints a matter for Parliament - judge

Milk price review complaints a matter for Parliament - judge
Paul McBeth
The High Court has knocked back a challenge to the Commerce Commission’s pass mark for Fonterra’s 2018 milk price, saying the regulator followed the law correctly.Justice Christine Grice dismissed Open Country Dairy’s application for a judicial review. It had argued the commission was unreasonable in accepting the 2018 season base milk price and had erred in the assumptions it made.That season's milk price report showed the regulator was satisfied that Fonterra’s calculation was in line with the efficiency and contestability elements of the law...

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