Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015

1.

Short title, collective citation and commencement

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015.

(2) The Public Health (Tobacco) Acts 2002 to 2013 and this Act may be cited as the Public Health (Tobacco) Acts 2002 to 2015.

(3) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision, and different days may be so appointed for different purposes and different provisions.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

E1

Power pursuant to subs. (3) exercised (29.09.2017) by Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 115 of 2017).

2. The 29th day of September 2017 is appointed as the day on which the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015 (No. 4 of 2015) shall, insofar as it is not already in operation, come into operation.

E2

Power pursuant to subs. (3) exercised (20.05.2016) by Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 270 of 2016).

2. The 20th day of May 2016 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015 (No. 4 of 2015) shall come into operation:

( a) Part 1;

( b) Part 2, other than—

(i) subsections (1) to (5) and (7) to (12) of section 7,

(ii) section 8,

(iii) subsections (1) to (5) and (7) to (12) of section 9,

(iv) section 10,

(v) section 11, and

(vi) section 14;

( c) Part 3;

( d) Part 4.