The Tobacco Products (Descriptions of Products) (Amendment) Order 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 953
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 01/07/2019
 
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Order made by the Treasury, laid before the House of Commons under section 1(4) of the Tobacco Products Duty Act 1979 , for approval by resolution of the House of Commons within twenty-eight days beginning with the day on which the Order was made, subject to extension for periods of dissolution, prorogation or adjournment for more than four days.

Statutory Instruments

Excise

Made

at 12.30 p.m. on 20 th May 2019

Laid before the House of Commons

at 4.00 p.m. on 20 th May 2019

Coming into force

1 st July 2019

The Treasury make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 1(3) of the Tobacco Products Duty Act 1979(1).

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Tobacco Products (Descriptions of Products) (Amendment) Order 2019 and comes into force on 1 st July 2019.

Amendment of the Tobacco Products (Descriptions of Products) Order 2003

2.—(1) The Tobacco Products (Descriptions of Products) Order 2003(2) is amended as follows.

(2) After article 8 (chewing tobacco) , insert—

“Tobacco for heating

9.—(1) References to tobacco for heating in the Act include any product that—

(a) is not cigarettes, cigars, hand-rolling tobacco, other smoking tobacco, or chewing tobacco; and

(b) consists of tobacco prepared for heating, without combustion, in order to produce or flavour vapour.

(2) In paragraph (1)(b) , “tobacco” includes tobacco mixed with any substance other than tobacco.

(3) References to tobacco for heating in the Act do not include any product that consists wholly of a substance or substances used as a substitute for tobacco.”

David Rutley

Craig Whittaker

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury

At 12.30 p.m. on 20 th May 2019

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the Tobacco Products (Descriptions of Products) Order 2003 (S.I. 2003/1471) , which describes products that fall within the...

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