Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015


Number 4 of 2015


PUBLIC HEALTH (STANDARDISED PACKAGING OF TOBACCO) ACT 2015

REVISED

Updated to 30 September 2017


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015 . It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including Mediation Act 2017 (27/2017), enacted 2 October 2017, and all statutory instruments up to and including Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 422 of 2017), made 29 September 2017, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

Disclaimer: While every care has been taken in the preparation of this Revised Act, the Law Reform Commission can assume no responsibility for and give no guarantees, undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. Please notify any errors, omissions and comments by email to

revisedacts@lawreform.ie.


Number 4 of 2015


PUBLIC HEALTH (STANDARDISED PACKAGING OF TOBACCO) ACT 2015

REVISED

Updated to 30 September 2017


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

Public Health (Tobacco) Acts 2002 to 2015 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one ( Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015 (4/2015), s. 1(2)). The Acts in this group are:

Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015 (4/2015)

Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Act 2013 (17/2013)

Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Act 2011 (15/2011)

Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Act 2010 (39/2010)

Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Act 2009 (23/2009)

Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Act 2004 (6/2004)

Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2002 (6/2002)

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1994, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2017 (1/2017)

All Acts up to and including Mediation Act 2017 (27/2017), enacted 2 October 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 422 of 2017)

Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 115 of 2017)

Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 270 of 2016)

All statutory instruments up to and including Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 422 of 2017), made 29 September 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 4 of 2015


PUBLIC HEALTH (STANDARDISED PACKAGING OF TOBACCO) ACT 2015

REVISED

Updated to 30 September 2017



Acts Referred to

Finance Act 2005 (No. 5)

Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 23)

Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2002 (No. 6)

Public Health (Tobacco) Acts 2002 to 2013

Trade Marks Act 1996 (No. 6)


Number 4 of 2015


PUBLIC HEALTH (STANDARDISED PACKAGING OF TOBACCO) ACT 2015

REVISED

Updated to 30 September 2017


An Act to provide for standardised packaging of tobacco and tobacco products; to give effect in part to Directive No. 2014/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 1 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products and repealing Directive 2001/37/EC; and to provide for related matters.

[10 th March, 2015]

Be it enacted by the Oireachtas as follows: