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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 26 June 2017 at 06:58)
Part 10 Section 123
123   Liability of employees and agents
(1)  Except as provided by subsection (2), it is no defence in proceedings for an offence under this Act or the regulations that the defendant was, at the time of the commission of the offence, an employee or agent of another person.
(2)  In any proceedings for an offence under this Act or the regulations, it is a defence for the defendant to prove that the defendant was under the personal supervision of the proprietor of the food business, or the owner or person in charge of the place or vehicle, in relation to which the offence was committed or of another person representing that proprietor, owner or person in charge.