§ (1) Where retail trade is or is intended to be carried on in an exhibition, if it is established to the satisfaction of the local authority that such retail trade is subsidiary or ancillary only to the main purpose of the exhibition, the local authority shall, on application, grant a certificate of exemption to such exhibition, and on the grant of such certificate nothing in this Act shall apply to the exhibition if the exhibition is open for one month or less, or if the number of persons employed in the exhibition is twenty or less, provided that the retail trade carried on remains subsidiary or ancillary only to the main purpose of the exhibition.
§ (2) Where any such exhibition is intended to be open for more than one month or the number of persons employed in the exhibition will exceed twenty, the person organising the exhibition may submit to the Secretary of State a scheme requiring the provision for the persons employed as shop assistants in the exhibition of such intervals and accommodation for rest and refreshment, and of such sanitary conveniences, as may be specified in the scheme, and where the Secretary of State, after consulting the local authority for the area in which the exhibition is being or is intended to be held, approves the scheme, either with or without modifications, the provisions of this Act shall not apply to the exhibition; and if the employer of any persons employed as shop assistants in the exhibition contravenes any of the provisions of such a scheme he shall be guilty of an offence against this Act, and, in addition to any penalty imposed by the Court, the Secretary of State may order that the scheme shall cease to have effect, and upon any such order being made the provisions of this Act shall, so far as applicable, apply to the exhibition.1844
§ (3) Nothing in this Act shall apply to any fair lawfully held or any bazaar for charitable or other purposes from which no private profit is derived.
§ (4) An exhibition which proceeds from place to place and is open in all for a period exceeding one month shall be deemed to be open for more than one month for the purposes of this Section.
§ Amendment made: Leave out Subsections (1) and (2).—[Mr. Churchill.]
§ Mr. C. BATHURST
I beg to move, in Sub-section (3), after the word "bazaar" ["lawfully held or any bazaar"], to insert the words "or other sale of effects."
There are sales for charitable purposes which are not necessarily bazaars, and it seems to me that any sale of effects for a charitable purpose ought to be left out of the Bill.
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
I should like to have an opportunity of considering the Amendment. I will give instructions to have it considered in another place.
§ Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.
§ Amendment made: Leave out Subsection (4).—[Mr. Churchill.]