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Persistent commission of tobacco offences

Restricted premises orders: display of notices

8.—(1) This section applies where—

(a)a restricted premises order has effect in respect of premises (“the relevant premises”); and

(b)a person (“P”) carries on a retail business at the relevant premises.

(2) P must display a notice in the relevant premises in accordance with subsection (3).

(3) The notice must—

(a)state that a restricted premises order has been made in respect of the relevant premises and the period for which the order has effect;

(b)be displayed in a prominent position in the relevant premises where it is readily visible to persons at every relevant point of sale; and

(c)be displayed no later than 5 days after the date on which the restricted premises order has effect.

(4) A relevant point of sale is one that was used for the sale of tobacco or cigarette papers at any time during the period of 2 months ending with the date on which the restricted premises order was made.

(5) Regulations may specify—

(a)the dimensions of the notice to be displayed in accordance with this section;

(b)the wording of the statement to be displayed on the notice; and

(c)the size of the statement.