Have you been charged with Failing to Have the Proprietor’s Name to be Affixed to Premises?
If so, do not hesitate to consult a specialist criminal lawyer to assist you.
Please read below for more information in relation to this charge.
Section 17 of the Food Act 1984.
The prosecution must prove:
The defendant was the proprietor of a food business;
The proprietor failed to ensure that his, her or its name was prominently displayed on any food premises used in connection with the food business.
The maximum penalty
10 penalty units.
Where will my case be heard?
Failing to Have the Proprietor’s Name to be Affixed to Premises cases can only be heard in the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria.
Questions to consider
Do you have a defence?
If you are pleading guilty, what can you do to minimise your sentence?
What to do next?
Arrange a time to consult with a specialist criminal lawyer as soon as possible. Thorough preparation results in more successful outcomes.
If you have been charged with Failing to Have the Proprietor’s Name to be Affixed to Premises speak to an experienced lawyer today.
Section 17 Proprietor’s name to be affixed to premises
(1) The proprietor of a food business must ensure that his, her or its name is prominently displayed on any food premises used in connection with the food business.
Penalty: 10 penalty units.
(2) A person who sells any food from any premises on which the name of any other person appears under subsection (1) must be taken to have sold the food as the agent of that other person, unless the contrary is proved.