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The Food Hygiene Rating Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Food Hygiene Rating Sticker – location and manner of display

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5.—(1) This regulation applies when the operator of a food business establishment is required to display a valid Food Hygiene Rating Sticker in accordance with section 7(1) of the Act.

(2) A Food Hygiene Rating Sticker must be displayed—

(a)at or near each entrance to a food business establishment; and

(b)where it can be readily seen and easily read by customers before they enter the establishment when it is open for business.

(3) If the operator of a food business establishment is required to display a Food Hygiene Rating Sticker in accordance with paragraph (2) at or near an entrance where other food business operators are required to display a Food Hygiene Rating Sticker, the operator must identify the food business establishment to which that sticker relates.

(4) If the food business establishment is one where food is provided to customers but customers are not permitted to enter the establishment or it is incapable for practical purposes of being entered by customers, the Food Hygiene Rating Sticker must be displayed at that establishment where it can be readily seen and easily read by customers when it is open for business.

(5) Where food is provided to customers by or on behalf of an operator at outlets (such as market stalls and vehicles) that are away from the operator’s main premises but nonetheless part of the operator’s food business establishment, and those outlets are not eligible for a rating in their own right, a Food Hygiene Rating Sticker for that establishment must be displayed at each outlet where can be readily seen and easily read by customers when the outlet is open for business.

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