Chant v. The Nuance Group (Australia) Pty Ltd

The defendant, which operated a duty-free store at Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, pleaded guilty to 7 offences of display of tobacco advertisements in contravention of s16 of the Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2008. The offences were committed by the retail display of tobacco packages bearing tobacco brand names, because the brand names on the packages amounted to "tobacco advertisements" as defined in the Act.

The Court ordered that the defendant pay fines totaling $337,500, in addition to the prosecutor's costs of $50,000.


Chant v The Nuance Group (Australia) Pty Ltd [2012] NSWSC 399

  • Australia
  • Apr 27, 2012
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales


Plaintiff Dr Kerry Chant, Chief Health Officer, NSW Department of Health

Defendant The Nuance Group (Australia) Pty Ltd

Legislation Cited

Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2008

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