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3(1)The shops referred to in paragraph 2(2)(a) above are—E+W

(a)any shop which is at a farm and where the trade or business carried on consists wholly or mainly of the sale of produce from that farm,

(b)any shop where the trade or business carried on consists wholly or mainly of the sale of [F1alcohol],

(c)any shop where the trade or business carried on consists wholly or mainly of the sale of any one or more of the following—

(i)motor supplies and accessories, and

(ii)cycle supplies and accessories,

(d)any shop which—

(i)is a registered pharmacy, and

(ii)is not open for the retail sale of any goods other than medicinal products[F2, veterinary medicinal products] and medical and surgical appliances,

(e)any shop at a designated airport which is situated in a part of the airport to which sub-paragraph (3) below applies,

(f)any shop in a railway station,

(g)any shop at a service area within the meaning of the M1Highways Act1980,

(h)any petrol filling station,

(j)any shop which is not open for the retail sale of any goods other than food, stores or other necessaries required by any person for a vessel or aircraft on its arrival at, or immediately before its departure from, a port, harbour or airport, and

(k)any stand used for the retail sale of goods during the course of an exhibition.

(2)In determining whether a shop falls within sub-paragraph (1)(a), (b) or (c) above, regard shall be had to the nature of the trade or business carried on there on weekdays as well as to the nature of the trade or business carried on there on Sunday.

(3)This sub-paragraph applies to every part of a designated airport, except any part which is not ordinarily used by persons travelling by air to or from the airport.

(4)In this paragraph “designated airport” means an airport designated for the purposes of this paragraph by an order made by the Secretary of State, as being an airport at which there appears to him to be a substantial amount of international passenger traffic.

(5)The power to make an order under sub-paragraph (4) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument.

(6)Any order made under section 1(2) of the M2Shops (Airports) Act 1962 and in force at the commencement of this Schedule shall, so far as it relates to England and Wales, have effect as if made also under sub-paragraph (4) above, and may be amended or revoked as it has effect for the purposes of this paragraph by an order under sub-paragraph (4) above.

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F1Words in Sch. 1 para. 3(1)(b) substituted (24.11.2005) by Licensing Act 2003 (c. 17), s. 201(2), Sch. 6 para. 110(3) (with ss. 2(3), 15(2), 195); S.I. 2005/3056, art. 2(2)

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C1Sch. 1 para. 3(2) modified (9.12.2004) by Christmas Day (Trading) Act 2004 (c. 26), ss. 1(4), 6(3); S.I. 2004/3235, art. 2

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