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Last updated: December 20th 2019

Penalties

Violator
Enforcement Agency
Sanction(s)
 

Manufacturer

None
Analysis

The law does not include penalties for manufacturers in violation of packaging and labeling requirements.

Importer

Ministry of Public Health; Ministry of Interior Affairs; National Environment Protection Agency; Ministry of Finance

Fine, Other
(e.g., seizure of the product, publication of the violation/violator)
Analysis

Individuals who import tobacco products that do not contain health warnings in an international language are subject to a fine of 250,000 Afs. In addition, the Ministry of Finance is obliged to destroy these products.

The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior Affairs and the National Environment Protection Agency, is responsible for collecting fines.

Wholesaler

None
Analysis

The law does not include penalties for wholesalers in violation of packaging and labeling requirements.

Retailer

None
Analysis

The law does not include penalties for retailers in violation of packaging and labeling requirements.