Statutory Instruments

Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2016 – S.I. no. 270 of 2016

This Order may be cited as the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2016. This Order commences the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015 with effect from 20th day of May 2016 with the exception of:

(i) subsections (1) to (5) and (7) to (12) of section 7,
(ii) section 8,iii) subsections (1) to (5) and (7) to (12) of section 9,
(iv) section 10,
(v) section 11, and
(vi) section 14.

The commenced sections transpose in part Articles 13 and 14 of 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 provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products and repealing Directive 2001/37/EC.

S.I. no. 270 of 2016