Last updated: April 15th 2020

Penalties

Violator
Enforcement Agency
Sanction(s)
 

Manufacturer

Ministry of Finance; district courts
Fine, Other
(e.g., seizure of the product, publication of the violation/violator)
Analysis

For selling tobacco products without packaging or violating the rules on the rotation of health warnings, a first offense is punishable by a fine of 150 laris, and repeated violations are subject to a 300 laris fine. Selling tobacco products whose packaging and labeling is misleading is subject to a fine of 5,000 laris and confiscation of the offending tobacco products.

For selling tobacco products in packaging that does not correspond with the established requirements, violations are punishable by a fine of 5,000 laris and confiscation of the corresponding tobacco products.

Law Source, Section
Arts. 155^6, 155^8, 208, 219, 239(19^1)

Importer

Ministry of Finance; district courts
Fine, Other
(e.g., seizure of the product, publication of the violation/violator)
Analysis

For selling tobacco products without packaging or violating the rules on the rotation of health warnings, a first offense is punishable by a fine of 150 laris, and repeated violations are subject to a 300 laris fine. Selling tobacco products whose packaging and labeling is misleading is subject to a fine of 5,000 laris and confiscation of the offending tobacco products.

For selling tobacco products in packaging that does not correspond with the established requirements, violations are punishable by a fine of 5,000 laris and confiscation of the corresponding tobacco products.

Law Source, Section
Arts. 155^6, 155^8, 208, 219, 239(19^1)

Wholesaler

Ministry of Finance; district courts
Fine, Other
(e.g., seizure of the product, publication of the violation/violator)
Analysis

For selling tobacco products without packaging or violating the rules on the rotation of health warnings, a first offense is punishable by a fine of 150 laris, and repeated violations are subject to a 300 laris fine. Selling tobacco products whose packaging and labeling is misleading is subject to a fine of 5,000 laris and confiscation of the offending tobacco products.

For selling tobacco products in packaging that does not correspond with the established requirements, violations are punishable by a fine of 5,000 laris and confiscation of the corresponding tobacco products.

Law Source, Section
Arts. 155^6, 155^8, 208, 219, 239(19^1)

Retailer

Ministry of Finance; district courts
Fine, Other
(e.g., seizure of the product, publication of the violation/violator)
Analysis

For selling tobacco products without packaging or violating the rules on the rotation of health warnings, a first offense is punishable by a fine of 150 laris, and repeated violations are subject to a 300 laris fine. Selling tobacco products whose packaging and labeling is misleading is subject to a fine of 5,000 laris and confiscation of the offending tobacco products.

For selling tobacco products in packaging that does not correspond with the established requirements, violations are punishable by a fine of 5,000 laris and confiscation of the corresponding tobacco products.

Law Source, Section
Arts. 155^6, 155^8, 208, 219, 239(19^1)