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Last updated: May 15th 2020

Penalties

Sales Restrictions

Fine, Jail
Analysis

Violators of provisions on vending machine and internet sales are subject to a fine not exceeding five thousand Emalangeni or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding one year or both.

The Ministry of Health is responsible for enforcement.

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Location-based Sales Restrictions

None
Analysis

The law does not specify a penalty for violations of location-based sales restrictions.

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Minimum Retail Package Size

Fine, Jail
Analysis

Violations of the minimum retail package size are punishable by a fine not exceeding ten thousand Emalangeni or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding two years or to both.


The Ministry of Health is responsible for enforcement.

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Minimum Legal Sales Age

Fine, Jail
Analysis

Violations of the ban on sales to persons below the age of 18 are punishable by a fine not exceeding fifteen thousand Emalangeni or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years or both.


The Ministry of Health is responsible for enforcement.

Law Source, Section