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 Sunday trading -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Sunday trading in (additional info and facts about England and Wales) England and Wales was not generally permitted until 1994.
A number of specialist outlets were able to open legally, and these included garden centres, small "corner" or family run shops, and chemists.
The details of the changes to the legislation are included in the (additional info and facts about Sunday Trading Act 1994) Sunday Trading Act 1994
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/su/sunday_trading.htm   (137 words)

 Sunday Trading (Scotland) Bill: 7 Feb 2003: House of Commons debates (TheyWorkForYou.com)
Trade union protection is extremely important when people are pressurised to work in conditions that they consider unacceptable.
It was the Government's view that the reform of the law on Sunday trading in England and Wales was not necessary in Scotland.
Sunday has come to be regarded as father's day for all those fathers who do not otherwise have access to their children during the week because of the breakdown of marriage.
www.theyworkforyou.com /debates?id=2003-02-07.539.3&m=1130   (10667 words)

 Sunday Trading in the Republic of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Sunday is widely accepted as a day when all the family can come together, and open shops upset this because certain members of the family could be obliged to work.
It is noted that major supermarket chains open their branches throughout the Republic on Sundays usually from 10:00 to 19:00 hours in the larger cities and from 12 noon to 18:00 hours in the smaller centres.
New legislation in relation to Sunday trading in Northern Ireland came into operation in December 1997 but it is too soon to take a view of its effectiveness.
www.ireland.anglican.org /issues/iss11.html   (779 words)

 SUNDAY TRADING   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Liquor cannot be sold on Sundays except to people on the premises for the purpose of dining, or for lodgers and employees.
Sunday trading for hotels and taverns not be extended to include drinking without a meal.
The introduction of an eight hour Sunday alcohol trading session in Victoria from noon to 8pm resulted in a 32.6% increase in casualty road crashes during the four hours after the session finished.
www.nzdf.org.nz /sol/sunday.htm   (702 words)

 Sunday shopping - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Sunday shopping refers to the ability of retailers to operate stores on Sundays, in countries where Christian tradition typically require a "day of rest".
As a result, the Court noted that Canada was an overwhelmingly Christian country that had accepted Sunday closing laws for years.
In the United Kingdom, Sunday trading is regulated, among other legislation, by the Sunday Trading Act 1994.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /sunday_shopping.htm   (417 words)

 LAW RELATING TO - Online Information article about LAW RELATING TO
jurisdiction to a court of law to proceed on Sunday, though it was sufficient in the case of a day sanctified by the ecclesiastical authority for a temporary purpose, e.g.
English law Sunday is reckoned from midnight to midnight, not as in canon law a vespera ad vesperam.
Thus the sale of a horse on Sunday by a horse-dealer would not be en-forceable by him and he would be liable to the penalty, but these results would not follow in the case of a sale by a person not a horse-dealer.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /LAP_LEO/LAW_RELATING_TO.html   (4425 words)

 Draft Shops (Sunday Trading) (Trial Arrangements) (Jersey) Regulations 200-
However, in the course of drafting Sunday trading legislation, and during the debate over the sale of jewellery, it has become apparent that views on Sunday trading may have altered since the time of the decision taken in 1999.
Sunday trading is an emotive subject and individuals hold strong views on the matter, perhaps influenced by whether they view the subject from the point of view of retailer, staff, consumer (and this may differ for tourist and local consumers) or a resident in the vicinity of shops and stores.
Longer trading hours do increase business overheads and are likely to increase the demand for labour thus impacting on the profitability of the business and ultimately on tax revenues.
www.statesassembly.gov.je /documents/propositions/35282-43067-762005.htm   (3104 words)

 Sunday trading
Buying and selling on Sunday; this was banned in the UK by the Shops Act 1950, but the ban may have been in breach of Article 30 of the Treaty of Rome as amounting to an unlawful restraint on the free movement of goods.
Following the defeat of a bill to enable widespread Sunday trading in April 1986, compromise legislation was introduced in 1994 in Britain which allowed shops to open but restricted larger stores (over 280 sq m/3,014 ft) to a maximum of six hours.
The conflict is between the free market on the one hand and, on the other, the trade unions' fear of longer working hours and the Christian lobby's traditional opposition to secular activity on the Sabbath.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0034032.html   (243 words)

 Licence - Sunday Trading   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The hours and conditions for Sunday trading are dependant upon the size of the shop and the articles or goods which are for sale.
Sunday trading for a maximum period of six continuous hours between the hours of 10 am and 6 pm.
The Sunday Trading Act gives the Basildon Council powers to designate its area as what is called a ‘’Loading control area’’.
www.basildon.gov.uk /80256B7A003BE9EE/vWeb/wpEFEN6CFD8P   (1098 words)

 Agitation against the Sunday Trading Bill
The instigator of the Sunday Trading Bill, Lord Robert Grosvenor, had answered the objection that his bill was directed only against the poor and not against the rich classes by saying that the aristocracy was largely refraining from employing its servants and horses on Sundays.
The demonstration against the Sunday Bill was repeated in Hyde Park yesterday on a larger scale, under a more ominous sign and with more serious consequences, as is witnessed by the sombre but agitated mood in London today.
Last Sunday the ruling classes had shown their fashionable face; this time the face they displayed was that of the state.
www.speakerscorner.net /docs/marx01.html   (3286 words)

 R. v. EDWARDS BOOKS AND ART LTD., [1986] 2 S.C.R. 713   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Although it is incumbent on a legislature which enacts Sunday closing laws to attempt very seriously to alleviate the effects of those laws on Saturday observers, there is a point at which the large size of a retail business makes permissible a legislative decision to favour the employees' interests over those of the store owner.
Sunday as a day of religious observance in Ontario appears to be decreasing in significance, if church and Sunday school attendance on that day is any indication.
By requiring some other retailers to refrain from trade on a day of special religious significance to Sunday observers, the latter are relieved of a loss of market share to retailers who would have been open for business on Sunday in the absence of the Act.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /csc-scc/en/pub/1986/vol2/html/1986scr2_0713.html   (18494 words)

 Sunday Trading - Bath & North East Somerset Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Sunday Trading Act also includes specific measures to protect the rights of shop workers who do not wish to work on Sunday.
The Regulatory Reform (Sunday Trading) Order 2004 has now removed the requirement for large shops to notify local authorities of their Sunday trading hours or of any changes.
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.
www.bathnes.gov.uk /BathNES/environment/Licensing/SundayTrading.htm   (437 words)

 Sunday Trading
Members of Castlebar Urban Council have outlined their stern opposition to Sunday trading.
Frank Durcan, who submitted a motion on the matter, said Sunday trading was having a devastating effect on the community, both from a social and economical point of view.
It was destroying the tradition of Sunday being observed as a day of rest and a day for the family.
www.mayo-ireland.ie /Mayo/News/ConnTel/9701Jan/97Jan22/Sunday.htm   (658 words)

 Sunday Trading Act 1994
A print version is also available and is published by The Stationery Office Limited as the Sunday Trading Act 1994, ISBN 0105420948.
Loading and unloading at large shops on Sunday morning.
Rights of shop workers as respects Sunday working.
www.opsi.gov.uk /acts/acts1994/Ukpga_19940020_en_1.htm   (341 words)

 APLAWS+: Sunday Trading in Camden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Sunday Trading is controlled by the Sunday Trading Act 1994 and restricts the opening of large shops.
If a large shop trades outside of the permitted hours, the occupier of the shop can be prosecuted, and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £50,000.
If a shop trades within their permitted hours but fails to display the required notices, showing the permitted hours, the occupier of the shop can be prosecuted and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £500.
www.camden.gov.uk /print/redirect?oid=[com.arsdigita.cms.contenttypes.Article:{id=214169}]   (536 words)

 New Forest District Council: Sunday Trading Notification
They are not allowed to open on Easter Sunday (or Christmas Day when it falls on a Sunday.) If you want to open your shop on Sundays you have to register the details with Trading Standards.
Hampshire Trading Standards keep a public register of the large shops operating in the area, which can be viewed upon request.
The Sunday Trading Act 1994 also includes specific measures to protect the rights of shop workers who do not wish to work on Sunday.
www.nfdc.gov.uk /index.cfm?articleid=3788   (290 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Money | News_ | Shoppers 'back longer Sunday trading'
Customers aged 16 to 25 are most supportive of longer opening hours, with 69% in favour of extended Sunday trading.
Under the Sunday Trading Act, which came into force in August 1994, larger stores may only open for six hours.
There are no restrictions on Sunday trading hours for small shops under 280 square metres.
money.guardian.co.uk /news_/story/0,1456,1506080,00.html?gusrc=rss   (332 words)

 Sunday Trading legislation
It was clear to me, and many other members of the House, that the Comité des Connétables, who have been charged with producing a new Sunday Trading Law, are struggling with a timetable to be able to bring meaningful recommendations to the House for at least 6 months.
The indications by some of the speakers on that Committee were that their recommendations on Sunday trading could result in another hotchpotch of complex sets of rules and regulations, which endeavoured to satisfy the views of a whole range of businesses but pleased no-one.
I have received many representations from my constituents that they want Sunday trading in Jersey liberalised so that the ridiculous situation where some shops of certain sizes can open, others can’t, some items can be bought and others are banned, is a half-way house of silliness that brings Jersey into disrepute.
www.statesassembly.gov.je /documents/propositions/9461-29904-262004.htm   (783 words)

 Licence - Sunday Trading Notification
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).
They are required to remain closed on Easter Sunday (and on Christmas Day when it falls on a Sunday).
In order to apply for a Sunday trading registration, traders need to contact the department on the below contact details and provide details of the shop and your intended opening hours on a Sunday.
www.torbay.gov.uk /licence-sunday-trading-notification.htm   (316 words)

 BBC ON THIS DAY | 28 | 1994: Sunday trading legalised
The new law is not expected to herald a large increase in the number of stores open on a Sunday as many had broken the old law for years.
Under the new Sunday Trading Act, all stores in England and Wales are free to trade in all goods on Sundays.
A spokesman said Sunday trading would lead to an "erosion of family life".
news.bbc.co.uk /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/28/newsid_2536000/2536115.stm   (397 words)

 - Sunday Trading
The Sunday Trading Act 1994 required shops with a retail area of more than 280m2 (3000 ft2) to give 14 days notice in writing to the Local Authority of their intention to open on Sundays and give details of the opening hours.
Occupiers of large shops are required to display their Sunday trading hours on notices both inside and outside the shop.
Large shops are able to trade on a Sunday for a continuous six hour period between 10.00am and 6.00pm.
www.tandridgedc.gov.uk /tdc-isite3/services.nsf/printpages/D2E4F2C46125285A80256C31002C73E0   (213 words)

 Sunday Trading 1400 Jobs Bonus
SOUTH Australia's leading retailers are about to embark on an extensive jobs advertising blitz to prepare for new Sunday trading laws.
Mr Rann said both Woolworths and Westfield were "excited" about the extra jobs and economic activity that would be generated by Sunday trading.
Mr Farrell said there was "a fair bit of growth" in the retail sector because of varying factors such as the economy influencing people to spend more.
www.jobbankusa.com /News/Jobs/jobs100603a.html   (569 words)

 Cayman Islands - Sunday Trading Questionnaire
For many years, merchants and businesses have been at odds about whether the Sunday Trading Law is being enforced fairly among all businesses.
The Law lists 19 categories that are exempt and are allowed to remain open on Sundays.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan, several stores that are not included on the exempted list have remained open for business on Sunday in violation of the law.
www.caymanchamber.ky /survey/sundaytrading.html   (240 words)

 Sunday trading requirements for large shops | Business Link
For more information, see the page in this guide on large shops which are exempt from Sunday trading rules.
If your business is affected by the rules, you must display notices of the six-hour period during which you plan to trade on Sundays in a conspicuous position inside and outside your shop.
There are significant fines for failing to comply with Sunday trading requirements.
www.businesslink.gov.uk /bdotg/action/detail?type=RESOURCES&itemId=1073792285   (377 words)

 A Resolution That Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Disprove the Modern Myth That Sunday Work Maximizes Profits and Subsequent ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Whereas, Sunday trading is still prohibited in Germany and both France and Italy retain a variety of Sunday trading restrictions,
Perhaps the issue of Sunday closing has been studied before, but I feel, now that Wal-Mart's is the leading retailer in the United States, that it remains to be proven that the corollary is not also true, "Close on Sunday and the customers will come the other six days."
The Proposal's call for a study of the effects of closing Wal-Mart stores on Sundays ultimately seeks to change those stores' hours of operation, which is a complex matter about which shareholder, as a group, are not in a position to make an informed judgment.
members.aol.com /SKettler/wmresol1.html   (6644 words)

 Allerdale Borough Council - Sunday trading
Under the Sunday Trading Act 1994, Allerdale Borough Council are required to maintain a register of the Sunday opening hours of certain shops in the Allerdale area.
YOU, if you are the occupier of a large shop with a floor area over 280 square metres used for the display or sale of goods and intend to open on a Sunday.
The Council must be given two weeks notice of your intent to open and the hours of opening.
www.allerdale.gov.uk /main.asp?page=140&template=textonly.htt   (518 words)

 Sunday Trading Act 1994   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
(3) In sub-paragraph (2) above "wholesale trade" means the sale of goods for use or resale in the course of a business or the hire of goods for use in the course of a business.
In section 65 of the 1978 Act (exclusion in respect of dismissal procedures agreement) at the end of subsection (4) there shall be added "or the right conferred by paragraph 7 or 8 of Schedule 4 to the Sunday Trading Act 1994".
In section 22 of the [1950 c. 28.] Shops Act 1950 (Sunday employment), in subsection (3) (keeping of records) for "by virtue of any provision of Part IV of this Act, other than section sixty-two, is" there shall be substituted "is lawfully".
www.hmso.gov.uk /acts/acts1994/Ukpga_19940020_en_6.htm   (3888 words)

 Environment - Sunday Trading   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
If the Sunday is an Easter or Christmas Day, then these shops are not permitted to open.
The hours of trading will be displayed on a notice inside and outside the shop.
All shops less than the above size, will not need to register with us or keep to certain opening times.
www.blackpool.gov.uk /faqs/showlevel3.aspx?level2id=115   (108 words)

 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   (176 words)

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