Statutory Instruments

European Union (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale of Tobacco and related products) Regulations 2016 – S.I. no. 271 of 2016

These Regulations give effect to Directive 2014/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014, on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provision of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products and repealing Directive 2001/37/EC.

These Regulations revoke the following Regulations:

  • European Communities (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale of Tobacco
  • Products) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 425 of 2003);
  • European Communities (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale of Tobacco
  • Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 255 of 2008);
  • European Communities (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale of Tobacco
  • Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 655 of 2011);
  • Public Health (Tobacco) (General and Combined Warnings) Regulations
  • 2011 (S.I. No. 656 of 2011).
  • The European Communities (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale of Tobacco
  • Products) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 425 of 2003) and the Public Health
  • (Tobacco) (General and Combined Warnings) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 656
  • of 2011) shall continue to apply in respect of tobacco products manufactured or
  • released for free circulation and labelled before 20 May 2016 which are placed
  • on the market before 20 May 2017.

These Regulations may be cited as the European Union (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale of Tobacco and Related Products) Regulations 2016 and come into effect on 20 May 2016.

S.I. no. 271 of 2016