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The Sale of Tobacco and Nicotine Vapour Products by Persons Under 18 (Scotland) Regulations 2017

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Sale of tobacco and nicotine vapour products by persons under 18

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2.—(1) An authorisation made under section 4C(3)(b) of the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010 (authorisation for sale of tobacco or nicotine vapour products by persons under 18) must—

(a)be made in writing;

(b)be signed by the responsible person(1) and the person under the age of 18 who is to sell the tobacco product, cigarette papers or nicotine vapour product; and

(c)contain the information mentioned in paragraph (2).

(2) The information is—

(a)the name and date of birth of the person under the age of 18 who is to sell the tobacco product, cigarette papers or nicotine vapour product (“the staff member”);

(b)the name and address of the premises at which the tobacco product, cigarette papers or nicotine vapour product is to be sold;

(c)the name of the registered person(2);

(d)a statement that the staff member is authorised by the responsible person to sell tobacco products, cigarette papers or a nicotine vapour product.

(1)

Section 4C(2) of the 2010 Act defines “responsible person” for the purposes of section 4C(1) of the 2010 Act.

(2)

“Registered” means entered in the Register of tobacco and nicotine vapour product retailers by virtue of section 10 of the 2010 Act.

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