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Last updated: August 20th 2020

Penalties

Violation
Enforcement Agency
Sanction(s)
 

Content regulation

Not Applicable
None
Analysis

The law does not regulate the contents of cigarettes; therefore, there are no specified penalties.

To align with FCTC Art. 9 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Guidelines, the law should regulate the contents of cigarettes and impose sanctions for violations.

Disclosure requirement

Ministry of Health
Fine
Entities that can be held responsible:

Manufacturer, importer

Analysis

Manufacturers or importers who violate the emissions reporting requirements are subject to a fine of 20,000 Euros. Manufacturers or importers who violate the contents reporting requirements are subject to a fine of 7,000 Euros.

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

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