Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill

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Hon Michael Woodhouse

Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill

Government Bill



Explanatory note
3Principal Act
4Long Title repealed
5Name of principal Act changed
6New cross-heading above section 2 inserted
7Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
8New section 2A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
2ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
9New Part 1 heading and cross-heading above section 3 inserted
10Section 3 amended (Shops to be closed on Anzac Day morning, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, and Christmas Day)
11New cross-heading above section 4 inserted
12Section 4 amended (Certain shops may remain open)
13New section 4B inserted (Shops in certain areas may remain open on Easter Sunday)
4BShops in certain areas may remain open on Easter Sunday
14New cross-heading above section 5 inserted
15New Part 2 inserted
5APower to make bylaws to permit shops to open on Easter Sunday
5BBylaw must be consistent with New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990
5CConsultation requirements
5DReview of bylaws
5EApplication of Local Government Act 2002
5FReporting requirements
5HProvision requiring shop employee to work on Easter Sunday unenforceable
5IShop employee’s right to refuse to work on Easter Sunday
5JEmployer’s obligation to notify shop employee of right
5KEmployer’s obligation not to take certain actions
5LPersonal grievance
16New Part 3 heading inserted
17Section 7 amended (Consequential protection for certain workers)
18Section 7A repealed (Further consequential protection for certain workers)
19Section 8 amended (Effect of certain provisions in leases, etc)
20New Schedule 1AA inserted
21Schedule amended

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: