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Cigarettes (Printing of Warning) Ordinance , 1979

 

Sections

Contents

 

 

Preambles

 

1

Short title, extent, [application] and commencement

 

2

Definition

 

3

Printing of health warning

 

4

Prohibition to sell, etc

 

5

Penalties

 

6

Offence by Companies

 

7

Cognizance of Offences

 

8

Power to make rules

 

 

 

Cigarettes (Printing of Warning) Ordinance , 1979

Ordinance LXXIII of 1979

31st December, 1979

 

An Ordinance to provide for

printing of a health Warning on Packets of Cigarettes

 

PREAMBLES:

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for printing of a health warning on packets of cigarettes and for matters connected therewith.

 

AND WHEREAS the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action,

 

Now therefore, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifty day of July, 1977, read with the laws (Continuance in Force) Order, I 977 (CMLA Order No 1 of 1977), and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance.

 

1.         Short title, extent, [application] and commencement:

(1)      This Ordinance may called the Cigarettes (Printing of Warning) Ordinance, 1979 .

(2)      It extends to the whole of Pakistan

(2-A)   It shall apply to Cigarettes manufactured for consumption in Pakistan].

(3)      It shall come into force on the first day of [September], 1980.

 

2.         Definition:

In this Ordinance. unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,

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