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Chief Executive Order No. 363/2011

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January 1, 2012

COMMENTS: Chief Executive Order No. 363/2011 was issued under Law No. 5/2011 and provides a warning that must appear on all tobacco product packages that carry misleading terms and descriptors that are grandfathered under Law No. 5/2011.

Tobacco Control Implementation Guidelines

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January 1, 2012

COMMENTS: The Tobacco Control Implementation Guidelines are explanatory documents that provide plain language explanations for requirements for smoke free environments in various categories of places.

Law No. 5/2011, Regime for Prevention and Control of Tobacco Use (as amended by Law No. 9/2017)

COMMENTS: Law No. 5/2011, Regime for prevention and control of tobacco use, is the primary tobacco control law for Macau and governs, among other things, smoke free environments, advertising, promotion and sponsorship, and packaging and labeling. The law was amended by Law No. 9/2017; a consolidated version is uploaded here. The Original Language file is in both Chinese and Portuguese.

Chief Executive Order No. 401/2011

COMMENTS: Chief Executive Order No. 401/2011 was issued under Law No. 5/2011 and provides specific requirements for smoking rooms. The Original Language file is in both Chinese and Portuguese.

Administrative Regulation No. 37/2011, Approves models of signs and notices called for in the regime for the prevention and control of tobacco use

COMMENTS: Administrative Regulation No. 37/2011, Approves models of signs and notices called for in the regime for the prevention and control of tobacco use, was issued under Law No. 5/2011. The Original Language file is in both Chinese and Portuguese.

Ministerial Order No. 190/2011

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January 1, 2012

COMMENTS: Ministerial Order No. 190/2011 details the ingredient disclosure requirements for manufacturers and importers. The Original Language file is in both Chinese and Portuguese.

Chief Executive Order No. 296/2012

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October 30, 2012

COMMENTS: Chief Executive Order No. 296/2012 establishes the requirements of designated smoking rooms in casinos. The Original Language file is in both Chinese and Portuguese.

Administrative Regulation No. 16/2012, Approves templates for labels provided for Regime for the prevention and control of tobacco use

COMMENTS: Administrative Regulation No. 16/2012 was issued under Law No. 5/2011 and provides the layout, form, and content of health warnings and messages required on tobacco product packages. The Original Language file is in both Chinese and Portuguese.

Chief Executive Order No. 141/2014

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June 3, 2014

COMMENTS: Chief Executive Order No. 141/2014 amends Chief Executive Order No. 296/2012 on the subject of designated smoking rooms in casinos. The Original Language file is in both Chinese and Portuguese.

Law No. 9/2017, Amending Law No. 5/2011 on the Regime for Prevention and Control of Tobacco Use

COMMENTS: Law No. 9/2017 amends Law No. 5/2011 on the Regime for Prevention and Control of Tobacco Use. The changes include stronger restrictions on smoking in public places, a ban on product display at most points of sale, a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, and restrictions on the use of and advertising for electronic cigarettes. A consolidated version of Law No. 5/2011 is uploaded above. The Original Language file is in both Chinese and Portuguese.

Order of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture No. 84/2017

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January 1, 2018

COMMENTS: Order of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture No. 84/2017 establishes the requirements for designated smoking rooms permitted in airports and casinos. The requirements include ventilation, construction, and appropriate signage. The Original Language file is in both Chinese and Portuguese.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of March 6th 2020, unless otherwise noted.