Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Smoked Tobacco) Amendment Bill

About this bill

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.

Current status

Royal Assent given 16 December 2022.
Enacted as the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Smoked Tobacco) Amendment Act 2022 (2022/79)

Member of Parliament responsible

Ayesha Verrall

Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 143-3
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)
Divided No

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