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Contents (2003 - 43)
Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 23 October 2017 at 11:33)
Part 2 Division 2 Section 17
17   Handling and sale of unsuitable food
(1)  A person must not handle food intended for sale in a manner that will render, or is likely to render, the food unsuitable.
(2)  A person must not sell food that is unsuitable.
(3)  For the purposes of this section, it is immaterial whether the food concerned is safe.
Maximum penalty: 400 penalty units in the case of an individual and 2,000 penalty units in the case of a corporation.
 An offence against subsection (1) or (2) 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.