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Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Act 2004

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Number 6 of 2004


PUBLIC HEALTH (TOBACCO) (AMENDMENT) ACT 2004


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

 

1.

Definition.

2.

Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act.

3.

Amendment of section 5 of Principal Act.

4.

Repeals, saver and revocation.

5.

Prohibition of advertising of tobacco products.

6.

Advertisements directed at persons engaged in the sale, etc., of tobacco products.

7.

Prohibition of sponsorship.

8.

Register of retailers of tobacco products.

9.

Prohibition of certain marketing practices.

10.

Amendment of section 39 of Principal Act.

11.

Requirement to provide information on and test tobacco products.

12.

Publication of certain information, etc.

13.

Prohibition on certain assertions in relation to tobacco products.

14.

Offences relating to sale by retail of tobacco products.

15.

Display of signs.

16.

Amendment of section 47 of Principal Act.

17.

Amendment of section 48 of Principal Act.

18.

Taking of samples by authorised officers.

19.

Repeal.

20.

Short title, commencement and collective citation.

SCHEDULE

Directive 2003/33/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 May 2003


Acts Referred to

Criminal Justice Act 1960

1960, No. 27

Education Act 1998

1998, No. 51

Finance Act 1997

1997, No. 22

Finance (Excise Duty on Tobacco Products) Act 1977

1977, No. 32

Health Acts 1947 to 2001

Health (Nursing Homes) Act 1990

1990, No. 23

Irish Medicines Board Act 1995

1995, No. 29

Mental Health Act 2001

2001, No. 25

Mental Treatment Acts 1945 to 1966

Prisons Act 1970

1970, No. 11

Prisons Act 1972

1972, No. 7

Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2002

2002, No. 6

Registration of Maternity Homes Act 1934

1934, No. 14

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 1989

1989, No. 7

Tourist Traffic Act 1939

1939, No. 24

Tourist Traffic Act 1957

1957, No. 27

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Number 6 of 2004


PUBLIC HEALTH (TOBACCO) (AMENDMENT) ACT 2004


AN ACT TO GIVE EFFECT IN PART TO DIRECTIVE NO. 2001/37/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL OF 5 JUNE 20011 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS, REGULATIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS OF THE MEMBER STATES CONCERNING THE MANUFACTURE, PRESENTATION AND SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS; TO GIVE EFFECT TO DIRECTIVE NO. 2003/33/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL OF 26 MAY 20032 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS, REGULATIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS OF THE MEMBER STATES RELATING TO THE ADVERTISING AND SPONSORSHIP OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS; AND FOR THOSE AND OTHER PURPOSES, AND HAVING REGARD TO COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION OF 2 DECEMBER 20023 ON THE PREVENTION OF SMOKING AND ON INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE TOBACCO CONTROL, AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL DONE AT GENEVA ON THE 21st DAY OF MAY 2003, TO AMEND THE PUBLIC HEALTH (TOBACCO) ACT 2002.

[11th March 2004]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

1 OJ No. L 194, 18.7.2001, p.26

2 OJ No. L 152, 20.6.2003, p.16

3 OJ No. L 22, 25.1.2003, p.31