Contents (2008 - 49)
Retail Trading Act 2008 No 49
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.