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Act of November 9, 1995 on protection of health against the effects of using tobacco and tobacco products

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November 9, 1995

Note: Please note that this is the original version of the act as issued on November 9, 1995. This version does not include subsequent amendments and, therefore, does not accurately reflect what is currently in effect.

Act of November 9, 1995 on protection of health against the effects of using tobacco and tobacco products (as amended) (J. of Laws 96.10.55)

COMMENTS: The Act of November 9, 1995 on Protection of Public Health Against the Effects of Tobacco Use is the primary law on tobacco control and regulates smoke free places; tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship; and tobacco product packaging and labeling. The act includes amendments through February 20, 2015.

Decree of the Minister of Justice of 26 November 1996 on regulating the admissibility of the use of tobacco products in enclosed facilities supervised by the Ministry of Justice (J. of Laws 96.140.658)

COMMENTS: Decree of the Minister of Justice of 26 November 1996 was issued pursuant to the Act of November 9, 1995 on Protection of Public Health Against the Effects of Tobacco Use. The decree regulates smoking in facilities under the supervision of the Ministry of Justice, including remand centers, penitentiaries, correction facilities, and juvenile facilities.

Decree of the Minister of National Defence of 25 May 2000 on regulating the admissibility of the use of tobacco products on the premises of facilities supervised by the Minister of National Defence (J. of Laws 00.44.512)

COMMENTS: Decree of the Minister of National Defence of 25 May 2000 was issued pursuant to the Act of November 9, 1995 on Protection of Public Health Against the Effects of Tobacco Use. The decree regulates smoking in facilities occupied or supervised by the Ministry of National Defence.

Code of Offences Procedure (as amended)

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August 24, 2001

COMMENTS: Relevant to tobacco control, the Code of Offences Procedure confers enforcement authority on the police, central and local authorities, and the Prosecutors Office.

Decree of the Minister of Internal Affairs and Administration of 14 September 2001 on regulating the admissibility of the use of tobacco products on the premises of facilities supervised by the minister in charge of internal affairs (J. of Laws 01.106.1163)

COMMENTS: Decree of the Minister of Internal Affairs and Administration of 14 September 2001was issued pursuant to the Act of November 9, 1995 on Protection of Public Health Against the Effects of Tobacco Use. The decree regulates smoking in detention and deportation facilities, and refugee facilities.

Decree of the Minister of Health of 24 February 2004 on testing the amount of certain substances in cigarette smoke and the notifications and warnings placed on tobacco product packaging (J. of Laws of 27 February 2004)

COMMENTS: Decree of Ministry of Health of 24 February 2004 on testing the amount of certain substances in cigarette smoke and the notifications and warnings placed on tobacco product packaging was issued pursuant to the Act of November 9, 1995 on Protection of Public Health Against the Effects of Tobacco Use. The decree sets forth the specific size, content, placement, and rotation of health warnings required on tobacco product packaging.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of September 26th 2017, unless otherwise noted.