Shop Trading Hours Act 1990

  • Previous title has changed

Preliminary provisions

Heading: inserted, on 30 August 2016, by section 6 of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 39).

2 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

chief executive means the chief executive of the department that, with the authority of the Prime Minister, is for the time being responsible for the administration of this Act

district has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Local Government Act 2002

employer has the meaning set out in section 5F

employment agreement has the meaning set out in section 5F

goods includes all personal chattels other than alcohol (within the meaning of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012), money, and things in action

local Easter Sunday shop trading policy means a policy adopted by a territorial authority under subpart 1 of Part 2

publicly available has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Local Government Act 2002

repealed Act means the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977

shop means a building, place, or part of a building or place, where goods are kept, sold, or offered for sale, by retail; and includes an auction mart, and a barrow, stall, or other subdivision of a market; but does not include—

(a)

a private home where the owner or occupier’s effects are being sold (by auction or otherwise); or

(b)

a building or place where the only business carried on is that of selling by auction agricultural products, pastoral products, and livestock, or any of them; or

(c)

a building or place where the only business carried on is that of selling goods to people who are dealers, and buy the goods to sell them again

shop employee has the meaning set out in section 5F

special consultative procedure has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Local Government Act 2002

territorial authority has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Local Government Act 2002.

Section 2 chief executive: inserted, on 30 August 2016, by section 7 of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 39).

Section 2 district: inserted, on 30 August 2016, by section 7 of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 39).

Section 2 employer: inserted, on 30 August 2016, by section 7 of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 39).

Section 2 employment agreement: inserted, on 30 August 2016, by section 7 of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 39).

Section 2 goods: replaced, on 18 December 2013, by section 417(1) of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 (2012 No 120).

Section 2 local Easter Sunday shop trading policy: inserted, on 30 August 2016, by section 7 of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 39).

Section 2 publicly available: inserted, on 30 August 2016, by section 7 of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 39).

Section 2 shop employee: inserted, on 30 August 2016, by section 7 of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 39).

Section 2 special consultative procedure: inserted, on 30 August 2016, by section 7 of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 39).

Section 2 territorial authority: inserted, on 30 August 2016, by section 7 of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 39).