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The Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016

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55.—(1) Regulation 10 (product identification markings) of the 2002 Regulations continues to have effect in relation to the code marking of tobacco products until the relevant date, despite the revocation made by these Regulations.

(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1) —

(a)the reference in regulation 10(2) of the 2002 Regulations to the Secretary of State’s functions under those Regulations, is to be read as a reference to the Secretary of State’s functions under these Regulations; and

(b)the 2002 Regulations continue to apply as if they (as amended by the Regulations referred to in regulation 54(c)) had not been revoked.

(3) The relevant date for the purposes of paragraph (1) is—

(a)20th May 2019 in the case of cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco; and

(b)20th May 2024 in the case of any other tobacco product.

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