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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 30 April 2017 at 23:00)
Part 2 Division 3 Section 28
28   Defence in respect of handling food
In any proceedings for an offence under section 13, 16 (1) or 17 (1), it is a defence if it is proved that the person caused the food to which the offence relates to be destroyed or otherwise disposed of immediately after the food was handled in the manner that was likely to render it unsafe or unsuitable.