South Australian Government Gazette

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Shop Trading Hours Exemption

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

SHOP TRADING HOURS ACT 1977
Trading Hours - Exemption

NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to section 5 (9) (b) of the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977 (the Act), I, John Rau MP, Minister for Industrial Relations, do hereby declare:

  • Non-exempt shops, excluding shops that are solely or predominantly the retail sale of motor vehicles or boats, situated within the Greater Adelaide Shopping District exempt from the provisions of the Act between the hours of:
    • 9.00 am and 11.00 am on Sundays, 3 December; 10 December; 17 December; 24 December; and 31 December 2017;
    • 9.00 pm and 12 midnight on Thursday, 14 December 2017; Thursday, 21 December 2017; and Friday, 22 December 2017; and
    • 5.00 pm and 6.00 pm on Saturday, 23 December 2017.

This exemption is subject to the following conditions:

  • Normal trading hours prescribed by section 13 of the Act shall apply at all other times.
  • All employees working during these extended hours will do so on a strictly voluntary basis.
  • Any and all relevant industrial instruments are to be complied with.
  • All work health and safety issues (in particular those relating to extended trading hours) must be appropriately addressed.

Dated 19 October 2017.

John Rau MP, Deputy Premier, Minister for Industrial Relations