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2016-2017-2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1) Bill 2017

 

 

(1)            Clause 2, page 2 (at the end of the table), add:

10.  Schedule 10

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent .

 

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(2)           Page 195 (after line 3), at the end of the Bill, insert:

Schedule 10 E-cigarettes

   

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989

1  After section 52E

Insert:

52EAAA   Certain tobacco products to be treated in the same way

             (1)  The Secretary must ensure that the current Poisons Standard applies in relation to:

                     (a)  nicotine in electronic nicotine delivery systems in concentrations no greater than 20 mg/mL; and

                     (b)  nicotine in tobacco prepared and packed for heating;

in the same way as it applies in relation to nicotine in tobacco prepared and packed for smoking.

Example:    If nicotine in tobacco prepared and packed for smoking is not included in Schedule 7 of the current Poisons Standard, the Secretary must ensure that Schedule 7 does not include nicotine in electronic nicotine delivery systems in concentrations no greater than 20 mg/mL or nicotine in tobacco prepared and packed for heating.

             (2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), an electronic nicotine delivery system is a product that can be used for the production and consumption of nicotine-containing vapour, or a component of such a product (including a liquid, cartridge or tank).

             (3)  Subsection (1) applies on and after the day that is 12 months after the commencement of this section.

             (4)  Subsection (1) applies despite anything in section 52E.

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