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Amendment of the Order of 1978N.I.

18—(1) The Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 3(3) (prohibition on sale of tobacco, etc. to persons under 18) for “level 4” substitute “ level 5 ”.

(3) After Article 4 insert—

Purchase of tobacco on behalf of persons under 18

4A(1) A person aged 18 or over who knowingly buys or attempts to buy tobacco or cigarette papers on behalf of a person under the age of 18 shall be guilty of an offence.

(2) A person guilty of an offence under paragraph (1) is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.

Commencement Information

I1S. 18 in operation at 6.4.2016 by S.R. 2016/101, art. 2(a), Sch. 1

Statutory chargesN.I.

19  In Schedule 11 to the Land Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 1970 (statutory charges) at the end add—

51  Any order under section 5 of the Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014..

Commencement Information

I2S. 19 in operation at 1.7.2016 by S.R. 2016/101, art. 2(b), Sch. 2

Vehicles, vessels, etc.N.I.

20  Regulations may provide for this Act to apply in relation to any vehicle, vessel, stall or moveable structure subject to such modifications as the Department considers necessary or expedient.

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