Competition and Consumer (Tobacco) Information Standard 2011 - Australian Government

Description

You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to supply or sell tobacco products. Tobacco products include processed tobacco, and any product that contains tobacco that is manufactured to be used for smoking, sucking, chewing or snuffing and is not included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods.

This standard applies to all tobacco products that are supplied on or after 1 January 2012. A tobacco product sold through retail sale must be in retail packaging when it is sold. Retail packaging must meet the requirements set out in this standard, including carrying health warning information and graphics.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Competition and Consumer Act 2010 AG

Regulation(s) name

Competition and Consumer (Tobacco) Information Standard 2011 AG

Administering agency

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Enforcement and Compliance Executive

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries

Enforcement and Compliance Executive

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Operating address: 23 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 3131
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6243 1111
Phone: 1300 302 502
Fax: 02 6243 1199