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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 20 August 2017 at 06:25)
Part 2 Division 2 Section 16
16   Handling and sale of unsafe food
(1)  A person must not handle food intended for sale in a manner that will render, or is likely to render, the food unsafe.
(2)  A person must not sell food that is unsafe.
Maximum penalty: 500 penalty units in the case of an individual and 2,500 penalty units in the case of a corporation.
 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.