|132AI||Title:||HAWKER REGULATION||Gazette Number:||L.N. 320 of 1999|
(1) A licensee who holds a fixed-pitch hawker licence may employ such number of assistants as he thinks necessary for the purpose of enabling him to carry on his business, but no such assistant shall engage in hawking during the absence (other than absence for reasonable cause) of the licensee from his pitch.
(1A) Subject to subsection (1), a hawker shall not, for the purpose of hawking, employ or be assisted by a person other than a person whose name is endorsed by the Director on his licence. (78 of 1999 s. 7)
(2) A licensee who holds an itinerant hawker licence may not employ any assistants.
(3) If any person acts as an assistant in contravention of subsection (1) or (2), he is deemed to be hawking without a licence in contravention of section 83B of the Ordinance. (L.N. 143 of 1987)
(4) Any licensee who employs an assistant shall be vicariously liable for any act done or omitted by the assistant which, if done or omitted by the licensee personally, would be an offence against this Regulation; and the licensee may be proceeded against for the offence and dealt with as if he had committed it personally.