Law enforcement authorities are acting unlawfully in seeking to stop the sale of cooked food in grocery stores, according to a legal opinion by law firm Webber Wentzel.

The legal opinion requested by retail chain Woolworths states that the definition of what may be sold does not contain any express restriction or exclusion...

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