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HC Bill 59

Discussion in 'In The News' started by Smut, Mar 25, 2018.

  1. Smut

    Smut Veteran

    Dec 20, 2015
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    Not sure if this has been posted yet


    "Electronic Cigarettes (Regulation) Bill (HC Bill 59)


    Make provision for the regulation of the sale and use of electronic cigarettes;
    to exempt electronic cigarettes from UK law derived from the Tobacco
    Products Directive; and for connected purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and
    consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present
    Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

    1Electronic cigarettes: deregulation
    (1)The Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 are amended as follows.

    (2)Part 6 (electronic cigarettes) is revoked.

    (3)Part 7 (electronic cigarette advertising) is revoked.

    (4)5In the title of regulation 47 omit “and electronic cigarettes etc.”.

    (5)In paragraph (8) of regulation 47 (cross-border distance sales of tobacco
    products and electronic cigarettes etc.), after “tobacco product” omit “, an
    electronic cigarette or a refill container”.

    (6)In regulation 48 (offences), omit subparagraphs (d) and (e).

    210Power to make consequential and further provisions
    (1)Any regulations or enactment (in addition to the Regulations amended by
    section 1) which place restrictions on the matters specified in subsection (2) in
    relation to electronic cigarettes or refill containers shall cease to have effect.

    (2)The matters mentioned in this subsection are the—



    (c)content, or


    of electronic cigarettes or refill containers.

    Electronic Cigarettes (Regulation) BillPage 2

    (3)The Secretary of State may by regulations make further provision in
    consequence of the provisions of section 1 and subsection (1) of this section.

    (4)Regulations under this section are to be made by statutory instrument.

    (5)A statutory instrument containing regulations under this section is subject to
    5annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

    (6)For the purpose of this section—

    • “electronic cigarette” means a product that—

      can be used for the consumption of nicotine-containing vapour
      via a mouth piece, or any component of that product, including
      10a cartridge, a tank and the device without cartridge or tank
      (regardless of whether the product is disposable or refillable by
      means of a refill container and a tank, or rechargeable with
      single use cartridges), and

      is not a medicinal product or medical device;

    • 15“refill container” means a receptacle that –

      contains a nicotine-containing liquid, which can be used to refill
      an electronic cigarette, and

      is not a medicinal product or medical device.
    3Extent, commencement and short title
    (1)20This Act extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

    (2)This Act comes into force on 30 March 2019.

    (3)This Act may be cited as the Electronic Cigarettes (Regulation) Act 2018.
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  2. Michael jackson

    Michael jackson Achiever

    Jan 6, 2017
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    Should have enough 72mg to last till March 19
  3. WaitFor1t88

    WaitFor1t88 Veteran

    Nov 23, 2015
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    yeah its been posted mate, check out the main potv page for a breakdown , it's only a bill in its very early stages , has about 7 more phases and a less than 7% chance , If I remember right
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  4. Mawsley

    Mawsley Putting the soup into super hero

    May 14, 2013
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    And there's a lot of confusion as to whether this still exists as an entity at all.

    It's listed for its next reading on the 27th April on HM's website...and yet the bill's sponsor Chris Chope MP has declared it all dead in the water.

    For some reason, Chope is refusing to reply to me.
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