Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2018

Mar 27, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The Central Government, on March 26, 2018, has made the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2018 to further amend the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2008.

In the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2008, in Rule 5 related to rotation of specified health warnings, after the proviso below sub-rule (3), the following sub-rule shall be inserted, namely:-

“(4) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rules (1) to (3), if the specified health warnings provided in paragraphs 1 and 2 of the Schedule are not amended by the Central Government with new specified health warnings at the end of the rotation period for the next rotation period, then the existing specified health warnings for the second twelve months shall continue for a further period till the 31st day of August, 2018.”

The amendment shall come into force on the April 1, 2018.

[G.S.R. 283(E)]

URL: http://www.egazette.nic.in/WriteReadData/2018/184178.pdf


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