This exemption will not be granted it can be demonstrated that it is in the public interest to do so. The Agency will take into account the likely effect on particular sections of the public, including:
- customers of the bank concerned in any particular area, and
- persons employed or engaged to perform services for the bank
Exemption is granted only on the condition that, on a bank close day, the bank is staffed only by persons who have freely chosen to work on that day.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.