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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 23 June 2017 at 20:38)
Part 2 Division 2 Section 19
19   Sale of food not complying with purchaser’s demand
(1)  A person must not, in the course of carrying on a food business, supply food by way of sale if the food is not of the nature or substance demanded by the purchaser.
Maximum penalty: 500 penalty units in the case of an individual and 2,500 penalty units in the case of a corporation.
Note.
 An offence against subsection (1) committed by a corporation is an executive liability offence attracting executive liability for a director or other person involved in the management of the corporation—see section 122.
(2)  For the purposes of this section, it is immaterial whether the food concerned is safe.