Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015

Features of retail packaging of tobacco products

14. Any retail packaging of a tobacco product or any bar-code or similar identification mark printed on the outside packaging of a tobacco productshall not—

(a) contain any audio effects or scents that have the effect of promoting the tobacco product, or

(b) contain any features designed to alter the retail packaging after sale by retail, including the following:

(i) heat-activated inks;

(ii) inks designed to appear gradually over time;

(iii) inks that appear fluorescent in certain light;

(iv) panels designed to be scratched or rubbed to reveal an image;

(v) removable tabs;

(vi) fold-out panels.