Last updated: May 15, 2020
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.
Manufacturers and Importers
A violation of disclosure requirements is subject to: (a) in the case of a natural person, a fine not exceeding one thousand Emalangeni or to a term of imprisonment for three months or on conviction for a second or subsequent offense, a fine not exceeding five thousand Emalangani or to a term of imprisonment for one year; or (b) in the case of a body corporate or an association of persons, to a fine not exceeding thirty thousand Emalangeni or on conviction for a second or subsequent offense, to a fine not exceeding fifty thousand Emalangeni.