§ Subject to any provisions contained in a closing order, it shall not be lawful in any locality to carry on in any place not being a shop retail trade or business of any class, on any day or at any time when it would be unlawful in that locality to keep a shop open for the purposes of retail trade or business of that class, and if any person carries on any trade or business in contravention of this Section this Act shall apply as if he were the occupier of a shop and the shop were being kept open in contravention of this Act:
§ Provided that—
- (a) this prohibition shall not apply where the retail trade or business is carried on in a place, not being a shop, merely as ancillary or incidental to some other business (not being retail trade or business) and does not form a substantial part of that business; and
- (b) nothing in this Section shall be construed as preventing a barber or hairdresser from attending a customer in the customer's residence, or the holding of an auction sale of private effects in a private dwelling-house; and
- (c) nothing in this Section shall apply to the sale of newspapers.
§ Amendments made: Leave out the words "this Act" ["in contravention of this Section this Act shall apply"], and insert instead thereof the words "the Shops Regulations Acts, 1892 to 1911."
§ Leave out the words "this Act" ["in contravention of this Act"], and insert instead thereof the words "those Acts."
§ Leave out paragraph "(a)."
§ Leave out paragraph "(b)," and insert instead thereof "(a)."
§ Leave out paragraph "(c)," and insert instead thereof paragraph "(b)."—[Mr. Churchill.]