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Food Act 1984

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64Registration of food hawkers, and their premises

(1)In any area in which this and the following sections of this Part are in force—

(a)no person shall hawk food unless he is registered under those sections by the local authority for the area ; and

(b)no premises shall be used as storage accommodation for any food intended for hawking unless the premises are so registered. This subsection applies to a person who hawks food as an assistant to a person registered under those sections unless—

(i)he is normally supervised when so doing ; or

(ii)he assists only as a temporary replacement.

(2)For the purposes of those sections a person hawks food if for private gain—

(a)he goes from place to place selling food or offering or exposing food for sale, or

(b)he sells food in the open air or offers or exposes food for sale in the open air,

unless he does so as part of, or as an activity ancillary to, a trade or business carried on by him or some other person on identifiable property.

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