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Tobacco Products Control Act, No. 83 of 1993

Long title


To prohibit or restrict smoking in public places; to regulate the sale and advertising of tobacco products in certain respects and to prescribe what is to be reflected on packages; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE [...inserted by Act 1999_012_001_20001001]
1. Definitions
2. Control of smoking of tobacco products
3. Advertising, sponsorship, promotion, distribution, display and information required in respect of packaging and labelling of tobacco products [...amended by Act 1999_012_004_20001001 by way of unmarked amendment - was entitled "Required information in respect of advertisements and packages of tobacco products"] [...amended by Act 2008_063_002_20080228 - was entitled "Advertising, sponsorship, promotion and required information in respect of packages of tobacco products"]
3A. Standards for manufacturing, importing and export of tobacco products [...inserted by Act 1999_012_005_20001001] [...amended by Act 2007_023_003_20080228 - was entitled "Maximum yields of tar and other constituents in a tobacco product"] [...amended by Act 2008_063_003_20090109 - was entitled "Standards for manufacturing and export of tobacco products"]
4. Prohibitions in respect of tobacco products [...amended by Act 2008_063_004_20080228 - was entitled "Prohibition of sale of tobacco products to persons under age of 16 years"]
4A. Free distribution and reward prohibited [...inserted by Act 1999_012_005_20001001]
5. Restrictions on use of vending machines [...amended by Act 2008_063_006_20080228 - was entitled "Restrictions on use of vending-machines"]
6. Regulations
6A. Exemptions [...inserted by Act 2007_023_005_20080228]
7. Offences and penalties
8. Short title and commencement

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