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Last updated: October 1st 2020

Penalties

Violation
Enforcement Agency
Sanction(s)
 

Content regulation

Not Applicable
None
Analysis

The law does not regulate the contents of cigarettes; therefore, there are no specified penalties.

To align with FCTC Art. 9 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Guidelines, the law should regulate the contents of cigarettes and impose sanctions for violations.

Disclosure requirement

Ministry of Health, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Finance
Fine, Jail
Entities that can be held responsible:

Manufacturer, Importer

Analysis

A violation of disclosure requirements is punishable by imprisonment from six (6) months to one (1) year and a fine of 500,000 DA to 1,000,000 DA.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines in that the law imposes sanctions for disclosure violations.

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