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Last updated: February 5th 2021

Disclosure Requirements

Disclosure by manufacturers and importers of cigarettes to government authorities of information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes

Not Required
Regulatory Authority:

Ministry of Public Health

Analysis

The law does not require manufacturers or importers of cigarettes to disclose to government authorities information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes. However, the law grants the authority to the Minister of Public Health to require such disclosures.

To align with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines, the law should require disclosure by manufacturers and importers to government authorities of information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes.

Disclosure by manufacturers and importers of cigarettes to government authorities of information on the emissions of their cigarettes

Not Required
Regulatory Authority:

Ministry of Public Health

Analysis

The law does not require manufacturers or importers of cigarettes to disclose to government authorities information on the emissions of their cigarettes. However, the law grants the authority to the Minister of Public Health to require such disclosures.

To align with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines, the law should require disclosure by manufacturers and importers to government authorities of information on the emissions of their cigarettes.

Disclosed information readily available to the public

Not Required
Analysis

The law does not require disclosure of information about the contents and emissions of cigarettes. Therefore, the law does not require that such information be made readily available to the public.

To align with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines, the law should require that disclosed information be made readily available to the public.