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Consumer: Autumn 2014 Legislation Programme

September 19, 2014


 Purpose as per Legislative Programme 

 Current Status/
Expected Publication Date

Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill 2014 

To regulate the retail packaging and appearance of tobacco products with a view to increasing the effectiveness of health warnings, reducing the attractiveness of tobacco products to consumers and reducing the ability of retail packaging in misleading consumers about the harmful effects of smoking or using tobacco products 

Second Stage Resumed in Dáil Éireann

Public Health (Alcohol) Bill   

To provide for minimum unit pricing for retailing of alcohol products, to regulate the marketing and advertising of alcohol, to regulate sports sponsorship, to provide for a structural separation of alcohol from other products and to provide for health labelling of alcohol products

No indication as to when publication is expected


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