This bill significantly limits the number of retailers able to sell smoked tobacco products; aims to prevent young people from taking up smoking by prohibiting the sale of smoked tobacco products to anyone born on or after 1 January 2009; and aims to make smoked tobacco products less appealing and addictive.
Royal Assent given 16 December 2022.
Enacted as the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Smoked Tobacco) Amendment Act 2022 (2022/79)
Passed by a majority of 33 votes (76 ayes, 43 noes, 0 abstentions)
Passed by a majority of 33 votes (74 ayes, 41 noes, 0 abstentions)
Passed by a majority of 99 votes (109 ayes, 10 noes, 0 abstentions)
|Bill type||Government bill|
|Introduced||21 June 2022|
|First reading||26 July 2022|
|Select Committee||Health Committee|
|Public submissions due||24 August 2022|
|Select Committee report back||28 November 2022|
|Second reading||6 December 2022|
|Committee of the whole House||8 December 2022|
|Third reading||13 December 2022|
|Royal Assent||16 December 2022|
|Enacted as||Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Smoked Tobacco) Amendment Act 2022 (2022/79)|
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