Explanatory Memorandum

Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014

2014 CHAPTER 4

25 March 2014


5.A formal consultation on the policy proposals informing the Act was carried out from 14 December 2009 to 12 March 2010.  The consultation attracted 64 responses from a variety of sources including: the general public; local councils, health and social care organisations; individual shops and retail outlets; larger supermarkets; the voluntary and community sector; tobacco manufacturers; and the Northern Ireland Police Service.  A summary report of the consultation responses can be found at http://www.dhsspsni.gov.uk/consultation-report-underage-sales-of-tobacco-products.pdf.