Public Health (Wales) Act 2017 (anaw 2) (as amended)

01 Mar, 2021

COMMENTS: The Public Health (Wales) Act 2017 (anaw 2) is a comprehensive public health law regulating smoking and the sale of tobacco and nicotine products, among other public health measures. The uploaded version contains amendments through March 1, 2021.

Most of the provisions related to tobacco and nicotine products entered into force on March 1, 2021, pursuant to the Public Health (Wales) Act 2017 (Commencement No. 6) Order 2021. Provisions in Chapter 2 (Retailers of Tobacco and Nicotine Products), Chapter 3 (Prohibition on Sale of Tobacco and Nicotine Products), and Chapter 4 (Handing Over Tobacco etc. to Persons Under 18) are not yet in effect.

An updated legislative analysis is forthcoming.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of June 20, 2024 unless otherwise noted.