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Amendments to the Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill

Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE


 

Clause 3

 

THE LORD LUCAS

Page 2, line 5, after "publication" insert ", who knew or should have known or suspected that the publication contained a tobacco advertisement,"
Page 2, line 6, after "person" insert ", who knew or should have known or suspected that the publication contained a tobacco advertisement,"
 

After Clause 4

 

THE LORD LUCAS

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Offences under ss. 2 or 3: assumed knowledge
  A person charged with an offence under section 2 or 3(a) or (b) shall be assumed to have knowledge of the purpose or effect of an advertisement, or of its intended place of publication, if he had not taken such care as may be specified."
 

After Clause 5

 

THE LORD LUCAS

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Regulations: prevention of distribution
(1)  The Secretary of State may by regulations require that any person notified in writing by a specified authority that he is distributing or publishing a tobacco advertisement shall take such action as may be specified as being necessary and appropriate to desist from or prevent such distribution or publication.
(2)  A distributor or publisher who fails to take the specified action is guilty of an offence.
(3)  The Secretary of State shall consult such persons as he considers appropriate before publishing any regulations under this section, in particular with a view to ensuring that the regulations do not impose unreasonable burdens on distributors and publishers."

 
 
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