Statutory Instruments

The Tobacco Products (Control of Advertising, Sponsorship and Sales Promotion) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

These Regulations revoke Regulation 16, and amend Regulation 17 of the Tobacco Products (Control of Advertising, Sponsorship and Sales Promotion) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 326 of 1991) (as amended by the Tobacco Products (Control of Advertising, Sponsorship and Sales Promotion) (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 35 of 2000))

In addition the effect of these Regulations is:

— to prohibit the sale or supply of tobacco products at a reduced price on
the purchase of tobacco products or other products,

— to prohibit the supply of tobacco products free of charge on the purchase
of tobacco products or other products,

— to prohibit the promotion of tobacco products at a reduced price or free
of charge on the purchase of tobacco products or other products, and

— to prohibit “happy hour” or similar type promotions where tobacco products
are sold at a reduced price or provided free of charge for a limited
period of time, including those promotions which may run over a number
of days

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