South Australian Government Gazette

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Trading Hours Exemption

Thursday, November 8, 2018

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, Rob Lucas MLC, Treasurer, 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, 2 December; 9 December; 16 December; 23 December; and 30 December 2018;
  • 9.00 pm and 12 midnight on Thursday, 13 December 2018; Thursday, 20 December 2018; and Friday, 21 December 2018; and
  • 5.00 pm and 6.00 pm on Saturday, 22 December 2018; and Sunday, 23 December 2018.
  • Non-exempt shops, excluding shops that are solely or predominantly the retail sale of motor vehicles or boats, situated within the Central Business District (CBD) Tourist Precinct exempt from the provisions of the Act between the hours of:
  • 9.00 am and 11.00 am on Wednesday, 26 December 2018.
  • Non-exempt shops, excluding shops that are solely or predominantly the retail sale of motor vehicles or boats, situated within the Metropolitan Shopping District and Glenelg Tourist Precinct exempt from the provisions of the Act between the hours of:
  • 9.00 am and 5.00 pm on Wednesday, 26 December 2018.
  • Non-exempt shops situated within the Millicent Shopping District exempt from the provisions of the Act between the hours of:
  • 9.00 am and 5.00 pm on Sundays, 2 December; 9 December; 16 December; and 23 December 2018.

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: 5 November 2018

Hon Rob Lucas MLC
Treasurer