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Tobacco Control Act 1998 (Act No. 47)

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Tobacco Control Regulations 2000

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Tobacco Control Decree 2010 (Decree No. 63 of 2010)

COMMENTS: The Tobacco Control Decree 2010 contains provisions covering smoke free places; advertising, promotion and sponsorship; and packaging and labeling. The Decree has been amended three times – by the Tobacco Control (Amendment) Decree 2012, the Tobacco Control (Amendment) Decree 2014, and the Revised Edition of the Laws (Consequential Amendments) 2016 (amending penalties)

Tobacco Control (Amendment) Decree 2012 (Decree No. 72 of 2012)

COMMENTS: The Tobacco Control (Amendment) Decree substitutes references to the “Minister” with references to the “Permanent Secretary” in a number of articles listed in the 2010 Decree.

Tobacco Control Regulations 2012

COMMENTS: The Tobacco Control Regulations 2012 contain detailed information on tobacco product packaging and labeling and product display, as well as enforcement provisions for both the Tobacco Control Decree 2010.

Tobacco Control (Amendment) Decree 2014 (Decree No. 25 of 2014)

COMMENTS: The Tobacco Control (Amendment) Decree 2014 amends the Tobacco Control Decree 2010 by including a definition of “e-cigarette” and by including the word “e-cigarette” in various articles of the 2010 Decree.

Revised Edition of the Laws (Consequential Amendments) 2016

COMMENTS: Section 213 of the Revised Edition of the Laws (Consequential Amendments) 2016 amends the penalty provisions contained in the Tobacco Control Decree 2010.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of February 27th 2019, unless otherwise noted.