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Last updated: July 21st 2021

Penalties

Violation
Enforcement Agency
Sanction(s)
 

Content regulation

Ministry of Health
Fine
Entities that can be held responsible:

Any person

Analysis

Violations of content regulations are punishable on summary conviction by a fine of $5,000.

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

Law Source, Section
Sections 26, 28(2)

Disclosure requirement

n/a
None
Entities that can be held responsible:

n/a

Analysis

The law does not require disclosure by manufacturers or importers of information on the contents or emissions of their cigarettes; therefore, there are no specified penalties.

To align with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Guidelines, the law should require disclosure and impose sanctions for disclosure violations.