To decide the allowable trading hours of shops.
The Act provides for three classes of shops:
- exempt shops (which have unrestricted trading hours under the Act)
- independent retail shops (which may have certain restrictions on trading hours on specific days of the year)
- non exempt shops (which have specified allowable trading hours as prescribed in Orders made under the Act).
The Act also contains specific provisions for trading hours on ANZAC Day.
There is also provision for the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission to grant applications for extended trading hours in certain areas of the State.
The following Subordinate Legislation should be examined:
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