57. Handling etc. of food for sale in residential premises prohibited
(1) Subject to subregulations (2), (3) and (4) a person must not in residential premises, prepare, pack, store, handle, serve, or supply for sale, any food unless granted approval to do so under this regulation.
(2) Notwithstanding subregulation (1) a person may undertake ¾
(a) cake decorating;
(b) the preparation of food for a single fund raising event arranged by a community or charitable organization;
(c) the preparation of food for guests using farm stay or home stay accommodation; or
(d) any other food handling or food preparation activity approved by the Executive Director, Public Health,
in residential premises.
(3) A person who seeks to undertake any of the activities referred to in subregulation (1), other than those referred to in subregulation (2)(a), (b) and (c), must apply to the Executive Director, Public Health, in writing, for a direction as to whether the activity may be conducted in residential premises.
(4) Where the Executive Director, Public Health directs that the activity may be conducted in residential premises a person who seeks to undertake the activity must apply to the local government in the form of Form 2 in Schedule 2 for approval to do so and the local government may grant or refuse the application.
(5) A person who contravenes this regulation commits an offence.
[Regulation 57 inserted in Gazette 4 Mar 1994 p. 847-8; amended in Gazette 29 Jun 2001 p. 3128.]