Supplementary Order Paper No 199

No 199

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Standardised Packaging) Amendment Bill

Proposed amendments

Barbara Stewart, in Committee, to move the following amendments:


In the Schedule, new Schedule, heading to clause 4 (page 17, line 17), replace 12 weeks with 6 months.

In the Schedule, new Schedule, clause 4(1) (page 17, line 19), replace “12-week” with “6-month”.

In the Schedule, new Schedule, clause 4(2) (page 17, lines 25 and 26), replace the definition of 12-week transitional period with:

6-month transitional period means the period of 6 months starting at the commencement of the amendment Act

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends clause 4 in the new Schedule inserted into the Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 set out in the Schedule of the Bill to provide tobacco retailers with a realistic timeframe to manage stock and changeover issues from branded to standardised packaging in order to comply with the regulations introduced by the Bill.