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Contents (2008 - 49)
Retail Trading Act 2008 No 49
Current version for 25 September 2017 to date (accessed 23 November 2017 at 22:14)
Part 5 Section 22A
22A   Provisions relating to shops in leased premises
(1)  A provision of a lease is void to the extent that it requires the occupier of a shop to keep the shop open at any time on a restricted trading day.
(2)  This section has effect whether or not the shop is the subject of an exemption under this Act.
(3)  In this section:
lease includes an agreement or arrangement between the occupier of a shop and the owner of the premises in which the shop is located or, if the occupier is a sub-lessee of those premises, between the occupier and the lessee of those premises.
(4)  An owner or lessor of premises, or a person acting for an owner or lessor of premises, must not require an occupier of a shop located in the premises that is the subject of a lease to keep the shop open at any time on a restricted trading day.
Maximum penalty: 200 penalty units.