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The Shops Act 1950 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which was repealed[1] on 1 December 1994 by the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994. The introductory text describes it as "An Act to consolidate the Shops Acts, 1912 to 1938, and certain other enactments relating to shops.".

Shops Act 1950
Act of Parliament
Long titleAn Act to consolidate the Shops Acts, 1912 to 1938, and certain other enactments relating to shops.
Citation14 Geo 6 c. 28
Territorial extentEngland, Scotland and Wales
Dates
Royal assent28 July 1950
Commencement1 October 1950
Repealed1 December 1994
Other legislation
Amended by
Repealed byDeregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994
Status: Repealed
Text of statute as originally enacted

The Act dealt with hours of closing (not hours of opening), half-day holidays, some employment conditions and with Sunday trading in England and Wales.

ExtentEdit

The Act did not extend to Northern Ireland.

Part IV of the Act (Sunday Closing) did not extend to Scotland.

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