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No. 18 of 2011 Standards/Product Safety as made
This Notice declares a permanent ban on cigarette lighters which are likely to appeal to children under 5 years of age by appearing to be a toy.
Administered by: Treasury
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 16
Made 01 Feb 2011
Registered 10 Feb 2011
Tabled HR 21 Feb 2011
Tabled Senate 28 Feb 2011

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010

 

Consumer Protection Notice No.  18  of 2011

 

PERMANENT BAN ON TOY‑LIKE NOVELTY CIGARETTE LIGHTERS

 

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

Toy‑like novelty cigarette lighters, being devices which are intended to produce a flame to set alight cigarettes, or other combustible material and are likely to be appealing to children under 5 years of age by appearing to be a toy taking into account the totality of the design which may depict stylised animals, cartoon characters or be of colour(s), or of a scale typical of toys.

 

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