To prohibit or restrict smoking in public places; to regulate the sale and advertising of tobacco products in certain respects and to prescribe what is to be reflected on packages; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
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The Tobacco Products Control Act, 1993 has been updated by Regulations R. 429 in Government Gazette No. 34302 dated 16 May 2011;
This act has been updated by Government Gazette No. 33692. R. 983 Regulations: Display of tobacco products at wholesale and retail dated 29-10-2010.
This Act has been updated with Government Notice No. 53 of 2009 – commencement of the Amendment Act, 2008 – printed in Government Gazette No. 32345 dated 21 August 2009.
The Act has been updated by the Tobacco Products Control Amendment Act, 2008 (Act No. 63 of 2008) as published in Government Gazette No. 31790 dated 9 January 2009.
This Act has been updated by the Tobacco Products Control Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No. 23 of 2007) published in Government Gazette No. 30821 dated 28 February 2008.
Notices R.974 and R.975, regarding 'smoking of tobacco products in public places' and 'maximum permissible yield of tar, nicotine and other constituents' and been added as published in Gazette 21610 and dated 29 September 2000.
The Regulations regarding 'Point of Sale of Tobacco Products' and 'Exemption for Unintended Consequences...' have been added to the Act as published in Gazette 21610 and dated 29 September 2000.
Various amendments have been made by the Tobacco Products Control Amendment Act, 1999, as published in Gazette 19962, dated 23 April 1999 and came into operation on 1 October 2000.
The Tobacco Products Control Act, 1993, has been added to the site as published in Gazette 14916, dated 2 July 1993, is completely up to date and came into operation on the 1 February 1994.