Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015

15.

Offences in relation to retail packaging

15. (1) It shall be an offence for a person to package tobacco products with retail packaging in relation to which there is a contravention of section 7 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 or 14 .

(2) It shall be an offence for a person to manufacture retail packaging of tobacco products in relation to which there is a contravention of section 7 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 or 14 .

(3) It shall be an offence for a person to import or sell tobacco products the retail packaging of which contravenes section 7 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 or 14 .

(4) In proceedings for an offence under this Act, it shall be a defence for a person against whom such proceedings are brought to show that he or she made all reasonable efforts to ensure compliance with such provisions of this Act as are alleged to have been contravened.