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Contents (2003 - 43)
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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 24 August 2017 at 12:58)
Part 2 Division 2 Section 21
21   Compliance with Food Standards Code
(1)  A person must comply with any requirement imposed on the person by a provision of the Food Standards Code in relation to the conduct of a food business or to food intended for sale or food for sale.
(2)  A person must not sell any food that does not comply with a requirement of the Food Standards Code that relates to the food.
(3)  A person must not sell or advertise for sale any food that is packaged or labelled in a manner that contravenes a provision of the Food Standards Code.
(4)  A person must not sell or advertise for sale any food in a manner that contravenes a provision of the Food Standards Code.
(5)  This section does not require compliance with a provision of the Food Standards Code in relation to the conduct of a food business that is primary food production unless a food safety scheme provides that the provision applies to the food business or to a class of food businesses that includes the food business concerned.
Maximum penalty: 500 penalty units in the case of an individual and 2,500 penalty units in the case of a corporation.
Note.
 An offence against subsection (1)–(4) 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.