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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Sunday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Sunday is considered either the first or the seventh day of the week, between Saturday and Monday, and the second day of the weekend in some cultures.
Sunday was declared the day of worship by the Council of Nicea circa 325 A.D. Groups that accepted the authority of that Council have kept Sunday ever since.
Sunday is considered holy among most Christians and often a day of rest and church-attendance.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Sunday   (796 words)

  
 Sunday Trading Act 1994
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The text of this Internet version of the Act is published by the Queen's Printer of Acts of Parliament and has been prepared to reflect the text as it received Royal Assent.
www.opsi.gov.uk /acts/acts1994/Ukpga_19940020_en_1.htm   (341 words)

  
 Sunday Trading   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Sunday Trading Act 1994 makes special provision for large shops to open on Sunday for serving retail customers (six hours opening for a shop which is a large shop as defined, but special provisions allow certain large shops such as motorway service stations to stay open all day).
The Sunday Trading Act 1994 followed a failed attempt in 1985/86 by the government to pass a Shops Act which would have permitted Sunday Trading, as recommended by the "Auld Report" (committee chairman, Robin Auld QC).
Mr Charnetski had worked for Safeways since 1988, before the Sunday Trading Act 1994 came into force, and succeeded in his claim that he was a protected shop worker as, unlike many colleagues, he had refused to sign a contract which provided for flexible working spread over 7 days a week.
www.emplaw.co.uk /load/4frame/data/110002.htm?PageTitle=Sunday+trading   (1618 words)

  
 Sunday Trading - Bath & North East Somerset Council
Restrictions on opening times on Sundays are now, under the Sunday Trading Act 1994, confined to large shops (defined under the Act as those having an internal sales area of over 280 square metres), which may open for six hours between 10 am and 6 pm and are required to remain closed on Easter Sunday.
Large shops are still limited to trading for a maximum of six hours between 10 am and 6 pm on Sundays and must display these hours inside and outside the premises.
The Department of Trade and Industry are currently carrying out a review of the Sunday Trading legislation and should produce a report in the Summer of 2006.
www.bathnes.gov.uk /BathNES/business/SundayTrading.htm   (503 words)

  
 SUNDAY TRADING ACT 1994
However, the Act provides that shop workers may not be dismissed or subjected to any other detriment by their employer during the notice period for giving an opting out notice.
The Sunday Trading Act requires employers to give every shop worker who enters into a contractual agreement to work on Sundays after the Act came into force a written explanatory statement setting out their right to opt out.
The Sunday Trading Act 1994 gives shop workers the right not to be dismissed, selected for redundancy or subjected to other detrimental action for refusing or proposing to refuse to work on Sundays.
home.freeuk.net /derbygripe/stact94.htm   (1158 words)

  
 Review of Sunday Trading Laws   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Sunday Trading Act 1994 which places no restrictions on small shops trading on Sunday and allows large shops to open for six continual hours (but they must be closed on Easter Sunday).
The traditional Sunday, and what remains of it under current legislation, can be seen as an antidote to commercialism for individuals and for society as a whole.
We also believe that many in society, whether or not they are religious, would sympathise with the idea of giving small shops greater leeway than larger shops for trading on Sundays and for giving families, communities’ time and space free of commercial pressures of other days.
www.rcdhn.org.uk /justice_and_peace/sunday_trading.html   (1824 words)

  
 Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers: Resources Library: Sunday trading — know your rights
Make sure you understand your Sunday Trading rights and any document that you are asked to sign by your employer relating to Sunday working.
If you had a contract of employment which could include Sunday working and you have done work on a Sunday then after 26 August 1994 you have the right to refuse Sunday work but your employer does not have to top up your hours by giving you extra during the week.
Sunday trading - know your rights (Leaflet 278) was correct at date of publication June 2003.
www.usdaw.org.uk /getactive/resource_library/1063874393_2613.html   (1233 words)

  
 Reading Borough Council > Sunday Trading
This was considered by Parliament in 1994 during the passage of the Sunday Trading Bill.
Sunday trading has been legal in Scotland for many years and, in consequence, many Scottish shop workers had become accustomed to Sunday working.
It was the Government's view that the reform of the law on Sunday trading in England and Wales was not necessary in Scotland.
www.reading.gov.uk /General.asp?id=SX7B92-A7806194&cat=483   (812 words)

  
 Blue law - One Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
In Texas, for example, blue laws prohibited selling housewares such as pots, pans, and washing machines on Sunday until 1985; Texas car dealerships continue to operate under blue-law prohibitions.
Many unusual features of American culture — such as the fact that one can buy groceries, office supplies, and housewares from a drug store — are the result of blue laws, as drug stores were generally allowed to remain open on Sunday to accommodate emergency medical needs.
Big M Drug Mart Ltd., [1985] (1 S.C.R. 295) ruled that the 1906 Lord's Day Act, that required most places to be closed on Sunday did not have a legitimate secular purpose, and was an unconstitutional attempt to establish a religious-based closing law in violation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
www.onelang.com /encyclopedia/index.php/Blue_law   (485 words)

  
 Sunday trading notification licenses :: City of Durham
Restrictions on opening times on Sundays are now confined to large shops (defined under the Act as those having an internal sales area of over 280sq.m).
The Sunday Trading Act 1994 also includes specific measures to protect the rights of shop workers who do not wish to work on Sunday.
In order to apply for a Sunday trading registration, traders need to download and complete an application form and provide details of the shop and your intended opening hours on a Sunday.
www.durhamcity.gov.uk /Pid/678   (406 words)

  
 Sunday Trading
The Sunday Trading Act 1994 relating to Sunday trading came into force on 26 August 1994.
To notify us of your intention to trade on Sunday download and complete the form on the right and return it to the address shown on the form.
Traders should be aware that although consent is permitted by the Sunday Trading Act 1994 there may be restriction in terms of planning conditions on leasehold agreements for example.
youthforum.bracknell-forest.gov.uk /.../env-sunday-trading.htm   (342 words)

  
 Sunday Trading License   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Sunday Trading is controlled under the Sunday Trading Act 1994.
However, they are restricted to six continuous hours of trading on a Sunday, which must be between the hours of 10am and 6pm.
Copies of the Sunday Trading Act 1994 can be purchased from Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
www.daventrydc.gov.uk /atoz/licensing/sunday.shtml   (344 words)

  
 Sunday Trading   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Sunday Trading Act 1994 regulates the opening hours of large shops, unless exempted, on Sundays and prohibits large shops from opening on Easter Sunday.
Permitted Sunday Trading Hours -The hours a large shop can open are limited to a maximum continuous period of six hours between 10.00am and 6.00pm.
Sunday Trading Hours Notice - The hours of Sunday opening by a large shop must be displayed at the premises, so as to be clearly visible inside and outside the shop.
www.rochford.gov.uk /rochforddcinternet/main.asp?page=3407   (349 words)

  
 Sunday Trading Act 1994
An Act to reform the law of England and Wales relating to Sunday trading; to make provision as to the rights of shop workers under the law of England and Wales in relation to Sunday working; and for connected purposes.
(a) to the extent that it relates specifically to Sunday and would (apart from this section) have the effect of requiring Sunday trading of a kind which before the commencement of this section would have been lawful by virtue of any provision of Part IV of the [1950 c. 28.] Shops Act 1950, or
(2) The enactments mentioned in Schedule 5 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.
www.hmso.gov.uk /acts/acts1994/Ukpga_19940020_en_2.htm   (926 words)

  
 History News Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The alleged acts of wrongdoing my staff has documented- which include making misleading statements about the decision to go to war; manipulating intelligence; facilitating and countenancing torture; using classified information to out a CIA agent; and violating federal surveillance and privacy laws Scandals such as Watergate and Iran-Contra are widely considered to be constitutional crises.
They were in the sense that the executive branch was acting in violation of the law and in tension with the Majority Party in the Congress.
The Freedom of Information Act "continues to be a valuable tool for citizens to obtain information about the operation and decisions of the federal government," the Government Accountability Office reported at a July 26 House hearing.
www.historynewsnetwork.com /roundup/41.html   (7921 words)

  
 FPB helps thwart Sunday trading changes
Confirming his department’s decision, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry Alistair Darling said: "Having considered all the evidence from the review, we have concluded there should be no change to the Sunday trading laws."
The FPB believes that any changes to Sunday trading laws should only come in conjunction with a thorough review of the current retail imbalance.
If you wish to tell us your views on relaxing Sunday trading hours please email feedback@fpb.org If you would like to play an active role in helping to shape FPB policy why not join our member panels.
www.fpb.co.uk /YVCYXmFo-NrlRw.html   (600 words)

  
 workSMART - your rights - What are the restrictions on
Those in employment on 26 August 1994 may refuse to work on Sundays whether or not their contracts, at the time, required them to do so.
They can opt-in and work on Sundays if they wish, but the employer has to obtain written agreement from the worker and agree an express term specifying what Sunday working they agree to do.
These are that, although they have agreed to work on Sundays, they can opt-out of that agreement by giving three months written notice to the employer.
www.worksmart.org.uk /rights/viewquestion.php?eny=199   (435 words)

  
 Sunday Trading   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
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www.dbsfinman.com /sunday_trading.htm   (146 words)

  
 Magic: The Gathering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beginners typically start with only a starter deck, which is pre-built and ready for play, but over time, cards are added or removed through purchases or trading with other players.
When deciding which cards to include, it is often beneficial to use the minimum deck size, combined with the maximum number of card copies, to provide consistent draws to minimize the effect of luck on a particular game.
Red is one of the best colors for destroying opposing creatures and lands, trading long-term resources for short-term power, and for playing spells that reduce the opponent's life points (colloquially, "burn" or "direct damage").
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 Retail Academy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
This Act places no restrictions on the opening times of small shops (under 280 sq m/3,000 sq ft) but limits large stores (over 280 sq m/3,000 sq ft) to a maximum of six hours opening on a Sunday, between 10am and 6pm.
In addition to this, the Sunday Trading Act 1994 also prohibits large shops from opening on Easter Sunday and on Christmas Day when it falls on a Sunday.
The 1994 Act also mentions the fact that the sale of methylated spirits is currently prohibited on Sundays under Section 26 of the Revenue Act of 1889, Customs and Excise and the Department of Trade and Industry are currently taking steps to repeal this provision (the complete consultation document is available online www.dti.gov.uk/ccp/consultations.htm).
www.retailacademy.org /news/3.asp   (162 words)

  
 European Community Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
After the proposal was vetoed by President Charles de Gaulle and France in November 1958, the UK together with Sweden engineered the formation (1960) of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and was joined by other European nations that did not belong to the Common Market (the Seven).
Beginning in 1973, with British, Irish, and Danish accession to the EEC, the EFTA and the EEC negotiated a series of agreements that would ensure uniformity between the two organisations in many areas of economic policy, and by 1995, all but four EFTA members had joined the European Union.
In 1968, internal tariffs (tariffs on trade between member nations) were removed on certain products.
www.launchbase.org /encyclopedia/European_Community   (862 words)

  
 Sunday trading [South Norfolk Council]
The sale of methylated spirits is currently not allowed on Sunday under Section 26 of the Revenue Act 1889.
The 1994 Act requires large stores which open on Sundays to inform us in writing of the hours they intend to open and to post notices of their opening hours inside and outside their stores.
The 1994 Act was a compromise between strongly held and competing views.
www.south-norfolk.gov.uk /environment/749.asp   (438 words)

  
 Sunday Trading Notification
The sale of goods from retail premises is governed by the Sunday Trading Act 1994.
This act restricts certain large shops (a large shop is defined as one with an internal sales area of at least 280 square metres) from opening to a maximum of 6 hours between the hours of 10.00am and 6.00pm.
It is up to the owners of those shops to which the Act applies to decide what their opening hours are and since February 2004 there is no requirement for owners to notify the local authority.
www.berwick-upon-tweed.gov.uk /environment/sunday-trading.htm   (216 words)

  
 Sunday Trading - London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Sunday Trading - London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
The Sunday Trading Act 1994 is enforced by the Commercial Environmental Health Team.
It requires a person who is, or proposes to become, the occupier of a large shop to give notice to the local authority for the area in which the shop is situated-
www.richmond.gov.uk /home/business/sunday_trading.htm   (141 words)

  
 North Shropshire District Council - Sunday Trading
The Sunday Trading Act 1994 requires large shops - those where the relevant floor area exceeds 280 square metres, to close on Easter Sunday and Christmas Day if it falls on a Sunday.
Any shop, which is at a farm and where the trade or business carried on, consists wholly or mainly of the sale of produce from that farm.
Any shop where the trade or business carried on consists wholly or mainly of the sale of intoxicating liquor.
www.northshropshiredc.gov.uk /static/page498.htm   (387 words)

  
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 Sunday Trading: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
The Sunday Trading Act 1994 regulates shop opening hours but does not regulate the sale of particular goods.
Please note that currently a Sunday Trading Licence is free.
More information regarding Sunday Trading can be found at www.dti.gov.uk
www.stratford.gov.uk /business/business-370.cfm/text/1   (147 words)

  
 Sunday Trading Notification - Sunday Trading Act 1944 - Northampton Borough Council
Sunday Trading Notification - Sunday Trading Act 1944 - Northampton Borough Council
provide a sign visible both internally and externally specifying the times of trading up to a maximum of six hours which must be between 1000 and 1800hrs.
You can download Sunday Trading Notification Form here, or they can be obtained from council offices.
northampton.gov.uk /site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=55&...   (327 words)

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