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Contents (2003 - 43)
Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 19 November 2017 at 04:38)
Part 5 Section 58
58   Improvement notice
(1)  An improvement notice is to take the form of an order that:
(a)  premises, equipment or a food transport vehicle be put into a clean and sanitary condition, or be repaired, to the satisfaction of an authorised officer, or
(b)  equipment or a vehicle be replaced, or
(c)  a food safety program be prepared if required by the regulations, or
(d)  a food safety program required by the regulations be revised so as to comply with the requirements of the regulations, or
(e)  in relation to the handling of food intended for sale, measures be taken to implement the provisions of any relevant food safety program required to be prepared by the regulations, or
(f)  in relation to the handling of food intended for sale, measures be taken to implement the requirements of the Food Safety Standards,
within a period of 24 hours (or such longer period as is specified in the notice) after the service of the notice on the proprietor of the food business.
(2)  Before the end of the period specified in the improvement notice, the authorised officer who issued the notice may, on his or her own motion or on the application of the proprietor of the food business, extend the period within which the proprietor of the food business is to take action in accordance with the notice.
(3)  An improvement notice is to state that it is issued under this section.