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Contents (2008 - 49)
Retail Trading Act 2008 No 49
Current version for 25 September 2017 to date (accessed 22 November 2017 at 02:56)
Part 4 Section 17
17   Authority to prosecute
(1)  Proceedings for an offence against this Act or the regulations may be instituted only:
(a)  by the Minister or by a person with the written consent of the Minister, or
(b)  by an inspector, or
(c)  by a person, or a person of a class, prescribed by the regulations.
(2)  In any such proceedings, a consent to institute the proceedings, purporting to have been signed by a person authorised to give a consent under this section is evidence of that consent without proof of the signature or authority of the person.
(3)  Any such proceedings instituted by a member of staff of a Division of the Government Service may be prosecuted on his or her behalf by any member of staff of that Division.