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Tobacco Products Control Amendment Act, No. 63 of 2008

Long title


To amend the Tobacco Products Control Act, 1993, so as to define certain expressions and to amend certain definitions; to provide anew for the advertising, sponsorship, promotion, distribution and information required in respect of the packaging and labelling of tobacco products; to make the standards that apply to manufacturers of tobacco products applicable to importers of tobacco products; to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to and by persons under the age of 18 years; to extend the provisions in respect of free distribution of tobacco products; to provide anew for tobacco sales by means of vending machines; to extend the Minister's power to make regulations; and to adjust the provisions in respect of offences and penalties; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 83 of 1993...
2. Substitution of section 3 of Act 83 of 1993...
3. Amendment of section 3A of Act 83 of 1993...
4. Substitution of section 4 of Act 83 of 1993...
5. Substitution of section 4A of Act 83 of 1993...
6. Substitution of section 5 of Act 83 of 1993...
7. Amendment of section 6 of Act 83 of 1993...
8. Amendment of section 7 of Act 83 of 1993...
9. Transitional arrangement
10. Short title and commencement

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