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The Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 No. 829

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introduction

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 Provisions which apply to cigarettes only

    1. 3.Permitted colour or shade of packaging of cigarettes

    2. 4.Material, shape, opening and contents of unit packet of cigarettes

    3. 5.Appearance of cigarettes

    4. 6.Further provisions about the packaging of cigarettes

  4. PART 3 Provisions which apply to hand rolling tobacco only

    1. 7.Permitted colour or shade of packaging of hand rolling tobacco

    2. 8.Form of, and weight of tobacco in, unit packet of hand rolling tobacco

    3. 9.Further provisions about the packaging of hand rolling tobacco

  5. PART 4 Provisions which apply to all tobacco products or to both cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco

    1. 10.Product presentation

    2. 11.Packaging of cigarettes or hand rolling tobacco not to produce noise or scent

    3. 12.Packaging of cigarettes or hand rolling tobacco not to change after retail sale

  6. PART 5 Miscellaneous provisions

    1. Trade marks and registered designs

      1. 13.Regulations not to affect registration of trade marks etc

      2. 14.Regulations not to affect registration of designs etc

    2. Offences and enforcement

      1. 15.Offences

      2. 16.Offences by bodies corporate and Scottish partnerships

      3. 17.Defence

      4. 18.Enforcement

    3. Consequential amendments

      1. 19.Consequential amendments

    4. Transitional provision

      1. 20.Transitional provision

    5. Review

      1. 21.Review

  7. Signature

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Exceptions to regulation 3(2) and (3) (colour and shade of packaging of cigarettes)

      1. 1.Text which states brand name and variant name

      2. 2.Text which states the number of cigarettes.

      3. 3.Text which gives details about producer

      4. 4.Barcode

      5. 5.Calibration mark

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Further provisions about the packaging of cigarettes

      1. 1.Surfaces

      2. 2.Inserts etc

      3. 3.Lining

      4. 4.Wrappers

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Exceptions to regulation 7(2) and (3) (colour and shade of packaging of hand rolling tobacco)

      1. 1.Text which states brand name and variant name

      2. 2.Text which states the weight of tobacco

      3. 3.Text which gives details about producer

      4. 4.Text about cigarette papers and filters

      5. 5.Barcode

      6. 6.Calibration mark

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Further provisions about the packaging of hand rolling tobacco

      1. 1.Surfaces

      2. 2.Inserts etc

      3. 3.Tab and seal

      4. 4.Wrappers

  9. Explanatory Note

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