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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2012 No. 68 (C. 9)

Children And Young Persons

The Health (2009 Act) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012

Made

23rd February 2012

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 40(3) of the Health Act 2009(1).

Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Health (2009 Act) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012.

(2) In this Order, “the Act” means the Health Act 2009.

Appointed day

2.—(1) In so far as not already in force, the day appointed for the coming into force of section 23 of the Act (power to prohibit sales from vending machines: Northern Ireland) is 1st March 2012.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety on 23rd February 2012.

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Dr Elizabeth Mitchell

A senior officer of the

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force section 23 of the Health Act 2009, which makes amendments to earlier legislation in relation to the sale of tobacco products from vending machines.

Provisions relating to the prohibition of sales of tobacco from vending machines are commenced, to the extent that they are not already in force, on 1st March 2012.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

The provisions of the Act listed in the table below have been brought into force in relation to Northern Ireland by commencement orders made by the Secretary of State.

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Section 3619.01.20102010/30 (c.5)
Paragraph 19 of Schedule 319.01.20102010/30 (c.5)
(and section 19 so far as it relates to that paragraph)
Schedule 6 in so far as it gives effect to the repeal relating to section 14(12) of the Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Act 2002 (c.36), and section 38 in so far as it gives effect to that provision06.04.20122010/1068 (c.70) as amended by 2011/1255 (c.49)

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