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No. 15 of 2011 Standards/Product Safety as made
This Notice declares a permanent ban on imitation cigarettes containing a fine powder such as talc (hydrated magnesium silicate), or similar substances, and that allow users to blow into or inhale from the imitation cigarette to produce a cloud of fine dust.
Administered by: Treasury
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 16
Registered 10 Feb 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-Feb-2011
Tabled Senate28-Feb-2011

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010

 

Consumer Protection Notice No.  15  of 2011

 

PERMANENT BAN ON NOVELTY CIGARETTES

 

I, DAVID BRADBURY, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, pursuant to subsection 114(1)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010, IMPOSE a permanent ban on the goods specified below.

 

Particulars of Goods

Imitation cigarettes that contain a fine powder such as talc (hydrated magnesium silicate) or similar substances, and that allow users to blow into, or inhale from, the imitation cigarette to produce a cloud of fine dust. These may be known as ‘Puff Cigarettes’ or by other names.

 

Note: Goods subject to this Notice and which fail to comply may be subject to compulsory recall.

 

 

 

Dated this 1st day of February 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

DAVID BRADBURY

Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer