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Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011

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2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011

 

 

(1)     Clause  2 , pages 2 and 3 (table), omit the table (not including the note), substitute:

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 16 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Sections 17 to 27A

1 October 2012.

1 October 2012

3.  Sections 28 and 29

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Sections 30 to 32

1 December 2012.

1 December 2012

5.  Sections 33 to 36

1 October 2012.

1 October 2012

6.  Sections 37 and 38

1 December 2012.

1 December 2012

7.  Section 39

1 October 2012.

1 October 2012

8.  Sections 40 and 41

1 December 2012.

1 December 2012

9.  Sections 42 to 46

1 October 2012.

1 October 2012

10.  Sections 47 and 48

1 December 2012.

1 December 2012

11.  Sections 49 to 80

1 October 2012.

1 October 2012

12.  Sections 81 and 82

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

13.  Sections 83 to 105

1 October 2012.

1 October 2012

14.  Sections 106 to 109

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

[commencement]

(2)     Clause  18 , page 21 (lines 7 to 9) , omit paragraph ( 3 )( c ), substitute:

                     (c)  the inside lip of the cigarette pack must have straight edges, other than corners which may be rounded, and neither the lip, nor the edges of the lip, may be bevelled or otherwise shaped or embellished in any way;

[inside lip]

( 3 )     Page 28 (after line 11) , after clause  27 , insert:

27A   Legal effect of sections 18 to 27

                   Sections 18 to 27 have no legal effect other than to specify requirements, and provide for regulations specifying requirements, for the purposes of the definition of tobacco product requirement in subsection 4(1).

Note:          Chapters 3 and 5 contain the offences and civil penalty provisions for failing to comply with a tobacco product requirement.

[legal effect of sections 18 to 27]