Explanatory Memorandum

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

2016 CHAPTER 26

12 May 2016

Commentary on Sections

Commentary on Sections in Part 1 of the Act

Section 4: Amendment of the Order of 1991

Increases the penalty for selling tobacco from an automatic vending machines from a level 4 offence to a level 5 offence. This is in line with similar offences for underage sales of tobacco products.