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Last updated: February 7th 2020

Penalties

Violator
Enforcement Agency
Sanction(s)
 

Manufacturer

Police or any other law enforcement agency of government
Fine, Jail
Analysis

A tobacco manufacturer, importer or wholesale distributor who violates packaging and labeling provisions is subject to a fine of not less than N5,000,000 and a term of imprisonment of not more than two years.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 11 and the FCTC Art. 11 Guidelines in that it provides for a range of fines or other penalties commensurate with the severity of the violation.

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Importer

Police or any other law enforcement agency of government
Fine, Jail
Analysis

A tobacco manufacturer, importer or wholesale distributor who violates packaging and labeling provisions is subject to a fine of not less than N5,000,000 and a term of imprisonment of not more than two years.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 11 and the FCTC Art. 11 Guidelines in that it provides for a range of fines or other penalties commensurate with the severity of the violation.

Law Source, Section

Wholesaler

Police or any other law enforcement agency of government
Fine, Jail
Analysis

A tobacco manufacturer, importer or wholesale distributor who violates packaging and labeling provisions is subject to a fine of not less than N5,000,000 and a term of imprisonment of not more than two years.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 11 and the FCTC Art. 11 Guidelines in that it provides for a range of fines or other penalties commensurate with the severity of the violation.

Law Source, Section

Retailer

Police or any other law enforcement agency of government
Fine, Jail
Analysis

A tobacco manufacturer, importer or wholesale distributor who violates packaging and labeling provisions is subject to a fine of not less than N5,000,000 and a term of imprisonment of not more than two years.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 11 and the FCTC Art. 11 Guidelines in that it provides for a range of fines or other penalties commensurate with the severity of the violation.

Law Source, Section