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Contents (2003 - 43)
Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 20 November 2017 at 01:15)
Part 2 Division 1 Section 13
13   Handling of food in unsafe manner
(1)  A person must not handle food intended for sale in a manner that the person knows will render, or is likely to render, the food unsafe.
Maximum penalty: 1,000 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years, or both, in the case of an individual and 5,000 penalty units in the case of a corporation.
(2)  A person must not handle food intended for sale in a manner that the person ought reasonably to know is likely to render the food unsafe.
Maximum penalty: 750 penalty units in the case of an individual and 3,750 penalty units in the case of a corporation.
Note.
 An offence against this section 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.