The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act `2003

An Act to prohibit the advertisement of, and to provide for the regulation of trade and commerce in, and production, supply and distribution of, cigarettes and other tobacco products and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
2003
List of Chapters & Sections
  1. All sections

  2. 1
     Short title, extent and commencement
  3. 2
     Declaration as to expediency of control by the Union
  4. 3
     Definitions
  5. 4
     Prohibition of smoking in a public place
  6. 5
     Prohibition of advertisement of cigarettes and other tobacco products
  7. 6
     Prohibition on sale of cigarette or other tobacco products to a person below the age of eighteen years and in particular area
  8. 7
     Restrictions on trade and commerce in, and production, supply and distribution of cigarettes and other tobacco products
  9. 8
     Manner in which specified warning shall be made
  10. 9
     Language in which the specified warning shall be expressed
  11. 10
     Size of letters and figures
  12. 11
     Testing laboratory for nicotine and tar contents
  13. 12
     Power of entry and search
  14. 13
     Power to seize
  15. 14
     Confiscation of package
  16. 15
     Power to give option to pay costs in lieu of confiscation
  17. 16
     Confiscation not to interfere with other punishments
  18. 17
     Adjudication
  19. 18
     Giving opportunity to the owner of seized packages
  20. 19
     Appeal
  21. 20
     Punishment for failure to give specified warning and nicotine and tar contents
  22. 21
     Punishment for smoking in certain places
  23. 22
     Punishment for advertisement of cigarettes and tobacco products
  24. 23
     Forfeiture of advertisement and advertisement material
  25. 24
     Punishment for sale of cigarettes or any other tobacco products in certain places or to persons below the age of eighteen years
  26. 25
     Prevention, detention and place of trial of offences under sections 4 and 6
  27. 26
     Offences by companies
  28. 27
     Offences to be bailable
  29. 28
     Composition of offences
  30. 29
     Protection of action taken in good faith
  31. 30
     Power to add any tobacco products in the Schedule
  32. 31
     Power of Central Government to make rules
  33. 32
     Act not to apply to cigarettes of other tobacco products which are exported
  34. 33
     Repeal and savings