Statutory Instruments

Public Health (Tobacco) Act, 2002, (Commencement) Order, 2002

This Order appoints the 31st day of May, 2002 as the date for the coming into operation of part 2 of the Public Health (Tobacco) Act, 2002

Part 2 of the Act provides for the establishment of the Office of Tobacco Control on a statutory basis. The Office of Tobacco Control was established on an administrative basis in 2000. The Office will consist of a chairperson and 11 other members and will have a chief executive officer and staff. Other standard provisions for a statutory body are provided for in Part 2, e.g. functions, meetings, committees, remuneration, superannuation, etc

Part 2 of the Act also provides for the establishment of the Tobacco Free Council which will be established by the Office

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