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Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014

Section 18: Amendment of the Order of 1978

Amends the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 to increase the maximum fine for underage tobacco sales and to include a new offence of purchasing tobacco on behalf of a person under the age of 18.

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