7. The public may also be admitted to a commercial establishment outside the hours set out in section 2 and on Sundays and on the days listed in section 3, provided that
(1) the establishment principally offers for sale, at all times, only the following products or some of the following products: pharmaceutical, hygienic or sanitary products, newspapers, periodicals, books, tobacco or articles required for the use of tobacco;
(2) the establishment principally offers for sale, at all times, only the following products or some of the following products: motor oil, fuel, newspapers, periodicals, books, tobacco or articles required for the use of tobacco.
Any other products offered for sale as secondary lines by an establishment to which subparagraph 1 or 2 of the first paragraph applies and to which the public may be admitted in accordance with the first paragraph, shall be limited at all times to some or all of the following: inedible products with a retail price of less than $50, flowers, foodstuffs or other grocery products.
However, the public may be admitted in accordance with the first paragraph to an establishment offering foodstuffs for sale in accordance with the second paragraph only if, outside the hours set out in section 2 and on Sundays and on the days listed in section 3, not more than 4 persons attend to the operation of the establishment or of the separate and partitioned area thereof where such foods are offered for sale.
For the purposes of the third paragraph, (1) the word “persons”
(a) excludes those assigned exclusively to the production of bread or bakery products or the security service of the establishment;
(b) also, in the case of an establishment offering pharmaceutical products for sale in accordance with subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph, excludes professionals governed by the Pharmacy Act (chapter P-10) and persons assigned exclusively to the preparation of medicaments;
(c) also excludes those assigned exclusively to service at tables or counters where foodstuffs to be consumed on the premises are offered for sale;
(d) also excludes one other person who, as the person operating the commercial establishment or his mandatary, is usually responsible for managing the establishment during the hours set out in section 2;
(2) the expression “separate and partitioned area of the establishment” means an area of the establishment laid out in such a way that it is impossible at all times for any person whatsoever to have access, at the same time, to the products principally offered for sale in the other part of the establishment and to the foodstuffs.
The third paragraph does not apply where the foodstuffs offered for sale are limited to candies, potato chips or other foods of the same nature, or beverages.