Shop Trading Hours Act 1990

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Part 1 Restricted trading days

Part 1 heading: inserted, on 30 August 2016, by section 9 of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 39).

General rule

Heading: inserted, on 30 August 2016, by section 9 of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 39).

3 Shops to be closed on Anzac Day morning, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, and Christmas Day

(1)

Subject to sections 4, 4A, and 4B, every shop shall remain closed—

(a)

before 1 pm on Anzac Day; and

(b)

all day on any day that is Good Friday, Easter Sunday, or Christmas Day.

(2)

For the purposes of subsection (1)—

(a)

a shop that has a common entrance with a factory or warehouse is not closed at any time unless—

(i)

the shop’s entrance is then closed; and

(ii)

no person in the shop is then selling goods, canvassing for orders of goods, or delivering goods; and

(b)

subject to paragraph (a), a shop is not closed at any time unless—

(i)

the shop is then locked, or otherwise secured against entry by members of the public; and

(ii)

no person in the shop is then selling goods, canvassing for orders of goods, or delivering goods.

Section 3(1): amended, on 30 August 2016, by section 10 of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 39).