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Section G – Bills

New amendments to Bills lodged on 30 October 2009

Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Bill – Stage 2

After section 2

Kenneth Gibson

6 After section 2, insert––

<Storage of tobacco products

(1) A person who carries on a tobacco business must, in any part of any premises where that business is carried on which is visible or accessible to members of the public, keep tobacco products and smoking related products only in containers or dispensers that comply with subsection (3).

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to the premises of a specialist tobacconist.

(3) A container or dispenser complies with this subsection if its contents are neither visible nor accessible at any time to any person (other than in the course of a person’s carrying on, or employment in, the tobacco business).

(4) A person who fails to comply with subsection (1) commits an offence.

(5) A person guilty of an offence under subsection (4) is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.

(6) In subsection (2), "specialist tobacconist" has the meaning given by section 6(2) of the Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Act 2002 (c.36).>

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