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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 28 June 2017 at 15:29)
Part 8 Division 3 Section 106B
106B   Food safety supervisors
(1)  For the purposes of this Act, a food safety supervisor for premises is a person who:
(a)  holds a food safety supervisor certificate that has been issued within the immediately preceding period of 5 years, and
(b)  does not hold the position of food safety supervisor for any other premises or for a mobile catering business, and
(c)  has the authority to supervise other persons handling food at, or from, the premises and to ensure that the handling is done safely.
(2)  For the purposes of this Act, a food safety supervisor for a mobile catering business is a person who:
(a)  holds a food safety supervisor certificate that has been issued within the immediately preceding period of 5 years, and
(b)  does not hold the position of food safety supervisor for any other such business or for the premises of any other food business, and
(c)  has the authority to supervise other persons handling food in the course of the carrying on of the business and to ensure that the handling is done safely.
(3)  A food safety supervisor certificate is a certificate stating that the person to whom it is issued is qualified to hold the position of a food safety supervisor for the purposes of this Act and that has been issued in accordance with the regulations by an approved training organisation or by another person or body prescribed by the regulations.
(4)  The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the issuing of food safety supervisor certificates, including the qualifications that a person must have to be issued with a food safety supervisor certificate.
(5)  Without limiting subsection (4), any such regulation may provide for the Food Authority to determine those qualifications or any aspect of those qualifications.
(6)  In making a determination in relation to qualifications, the Food Authority is to be satisfied that a person holding those qualifications will know how to recognise, prevent and alleviate the hazards associated with the handling of food.
(7)  Nothing in this Division prevents:
(a)  the proprietor of a food business from holding the position of food safety supervisor for premises so long as the proprietor complies with the requirements of subsection (1), or
(b)  the proprietor of a mobile catering business from holding the position of food safety supervisor for the business so long as the proprietor complies with the requirements of subsection (2), or
(c)  more than one person holding the position of food safety supervisor in respect of particular premises or a mobile catering business.