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Tobacco Control (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

COMMENTS: The Tobacco Control (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 were issued by the Minister of Health on May 29, 2019. They were approved by the Senate on February 9, 2021 and the House on February 12, 2021. The pictorial health warnings contained in the regulations are required to appear on packaging beginning 12 months after publication (exact date unknown).

Our analysis does not currently reflect the requirements of these regulations. An updated analysis is forthcoming. 

Tobacco Control Regulations, 2013

COMMENTS: The Tobacco Control Regulations, 2013 implement requirements under the Tobacco Control Act, 2009, primarily related to packaging and labeling and cigarette dispensers at the point of sale.

Tobacco Control Act, 2009 (as amended)

COMMENTS: The Tobacco Control Act, 2009 is the primary law regulating tobacco control in Trinidad and Tobago. Most provisions of the Act entered into force on February 17, 2010, pursuant to Legal Notice No. 24 of 2010. Sections 10, 11, and 23-28 entered into force on August 5, 2013, pursuant to Legal Notice No. 154 of 2013. The Act was amended in 2012.

Excerpt of Customs Act, Ch. 78.01

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

Cabinet Minute No. 1045 Approving Policy on Smoke-Free Government Buildings

Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of August 13th 2021, unless otherwise noted.