This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 1 March 2014, prohibits the import of high-power laser pointers. High-power laser pointers may imported only with the consent of the Director-General of Health.
Under section 54(5)(b) of the Customs and Excise Act 1996, this order expires on the close of 31 December 2014 unless it is expressly confirmed by an Act of Parliament passed before that date. If confirmed in that way, this order expires on the close of 28 February 2017, as provided by section 55 of the Customs and Excise Act 1996.