Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2017

Amendment of section 6 of Act of 2015

12. Section 6 of the Act of 2015 is amended—

(a) in subsection (1), by the substitution of “Subject to subsection (3), this Act” for “This Act”, and

(b) by the insertion of the following subsections after subsection (2):

“(3) A specified provision of this Act shall not apply to the sale of tobacco products manufactured or released for circulation before the date of commencement of that provision, until the first anniversary of that date, provided that on the date of their sale those tobacco products comply with the European Union (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale of Tobacco and Related Products) Regulations 2016 ( S.I. No. 271 of 2016 ).

(4) In subsection (3), ‘specified provision of this Act’ means any of the following provisions of this Act:

(a) subsections (1) to (5) and (7) to (12) of section 7;

(b) section 8;

(c) subsections (1) to (5) and (7) to (12) of section 9;

(d) section 10;

(e) section 11;

(f) section 14.”.