4. Barber and Hairstylists By-Law

Gazetted under Section 103 Local Government Act 1976, and implemented from January 1st 1988.  Each business premise owner must adhere to the following:

  • Barbers ad stylists must be clean and sanitary when dealing with customers, at all times.
  • Coat or overall is a must when servicing customers (white cloth or in soft pastels).
  • Health check-ups to be done once a year.

5. Small Traders By-Law 1987

Gazetted in 1986.  States that no individual can begin a trading business without a license issued by the President of the MDPP as per the provisions of the relevant by-laws. License applications can be made by forwarding a completed form to the Council President. All licenses can be revoked at any time with having to state and reasons. Cleanliness of the highest priority at all times. The MDB is at liberty to issue a penalty or seize a traders stall if it does not confirm to council specifications. Claims on confiscated items can begin to be made 3 months after the goods are seized.