Laws

Tobacco Products' Packaging and Labelling Regulations 2018 (No. 4 of 2018)

May 18, 2018

COMMENTS: The Tobacco Products’ Packaging and Labelling Regulations 2018 contain detailed information on tobacco product labeling, including schedules containing specific language and health warning images that must be used.

Tobacco Control (Commencement) Order 2017 (No. 44 of 2017)

Dec 14, 2017

COMMENTS: The Tobacco Control (Commencement) Order 2017 establishes December 11, 2017 as the day on which the Tobacco Control Act 2017 is to enter into force.

Tobacco Control Act 2017 (Act No. 17 of 2017)

Dec 11, 2017

COMMENTS: The Tobacco Control Act 2017 contains provisions covering the creation of a National Tobacco Control Council, the establishment of smoke free places; advertising, promotion and sponsorship; and packaging and labeling. The Act also contains enforcement provisions. The Tobacco Control (Commencement) Order 2017 establishes that the Act is to enter into force on December 11, 2017.

Protection of Children Act 2009 (excerpt)

Nov 12, 2009

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.

Health Facilities Licensing Regulations 2008

Apr 1, 2008

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Guyana Standard (GYS) 9-3:2004, Specification for Labelling of Commodities: Labelling of Retail Packages of Cigarettes

Jan 1, 2004

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Guyana Standard (GYS) 65-3:1997, Requirements for Advertising: Advertising of Cigarettes

Jan 1, 1997

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Guyana National Bureau of Standards Act (1984) (as amended)

Jun 22, 1984

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To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of February 5, 2021 unless otherwise noted.