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Food Act 1984

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56Prohibited sales in market hours

(1)A person (other than a pedlar holding a certificate under the Pedlars Act 1871) who on a market day and during market hours sells or exposes for sale any articles—

(a)which are specified in a byelaw made by the market authority, and

(b)which are commonly sold in the market, and such sale or exposure for sale—

(i)is in any place within the authority's district, and

(ii)is within such distance from the market as the authority may by byelaw declare,

is liable to a fine not exceeding level 2 on the standard scale. This subsection does not apply to a sale or exposure for sale in a person's own dwelling place or shop, or in, or at the door of, any premises to a person resident in those premises.

(2)The market authority shall keep exhibited in conspicuous positions in the vicinity of the market notices stating the effect of any byelaw made under this section.

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