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Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010

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  1. Contents

  2. Introduction

  3. The Act – Overview

    1. Part 1 – Tobacco Products Etc.

      1. Section 1 – Prohibition of tobacco displays etc.

      2. Section 2 – Displays which are also advertisements

      3. Section 3 – Regulation of display of prices

      4. Section 4 – Sale of tobacco products to persons under 18

      5. Section 5 – Purchase of tobacco products by persons under 18

      6. Section 6 – Purchase of tobacco products on behalf of persons under 18

      7. Section 7 – Confiscation of tobacco from persons under 18

      8. Section 8 – Display of warning statements

      9. Section 9 – Prohibition of vending machines for the sale of tobacco products

      10. Section 10 – Register of Tobacco Retailers

      11. Section11 – Application for a registration and addition of premises etc.

      12. Section 13 – Duty to notify certain changes

      13. Section 14 – Changes to and removal from Register

      14. Section 15 – Tobacco retailing banning orders

      15. Section 16 – Tobacco retailing banning orders: ancillary orders

      16. Section 17 – Tobacco retailing banning orders etc: appeals

      17. Section 18 – Tobacco retailing banning orders etc: notification to the Scottish Ministers

      18. Section 19 – Tobacco retailing banning orders: display of notices

      19. Section 20 – Offences relating to the Register

      20. Section 21 – Public inspection of Register

      21. Section 22 – Council access to Register

      22. Section 23 – Delegation of functions relating to Register

      23. Section 24 – Vehicles, vessels and moveable structures

      24. Section 25 – Enforcement

      25. Section 26 – Programmes of enforcement

      26. Section 27 – Fixed penalties

      27. Section 28 – Powers of entry etc.

      28. Section 29 – Warrants for entry

      29. Section 30 – Powers of entry and warrants for entry: supplementary

      30. Section 31 – Obstruction, etc. of council officers

      31. Section 32 – Powers of entry: constables

      32. Section 33 – Presumption as to contents of container

      33. Section 34 – Offences by bodies corporate etc.

      34. Section 35 – Interpretation of Part 1

      35. Section 36 – Crown application

    2. Part 2 – Primary Medical Services

      1. Section 37 – Contractual arrangements for the provision of primary medical services

      2. Section 38 – Section 17C arrangements: persons with whom agreements can be made

      3. Section 39 – Eligibility to be contractor under general medical services contract

    3. Part 3 – General Provision

      1. Section 40 – Orders and regulations

      2. Section 42 – Ancillary provision

    4. Schedule 1 – Fixed Penalties

    5. Schedule 2 – Minor and Consequential Modifications

  4. Parliamentary History

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