AN ACT to prevent tobacco use by children; regulate tobacco use by individuals; enhance public awareness of the hazards of tobacco use and ensure that individuals are provided with information to make more fully informed decisions about using tobacco; protect individuals from exposure to tobacco smoke; prohibit and restrict promotional practices; prevent smuggling of tobacco; provide for regulation of tobacco
products to mitigate against the harmful effects of tobacco;
and provide for other related matters.
The Bill as introduced requires a three fifths majority. Once passed, the resulting Act will come into force by Proclamation.
Senate Bill 9 of 2009
Senator the Honourable Jerry Narace [Minister of Health]