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TOBACCO PLAIN PACKAGING ACT 2011 - SECT 13
Simplified outline for this Chapter
The following is a simplified outline of this Chapter:
• Part 1 of this Chapter contains
definitions and general rules about the operation of this Act.
• Part 3 of this Chapter contains
provisions relating to the constitutional basis of this Act.
• This Act relies on the external affairs
power of the Constitution by implementing certain obligations in the
Convention on Tobacco Control. However, if this Act is not supported by that
power, then this Act will apply in more limited circumstances by relying on
the corporations power, the trade and commerce power and the Territories
• This Act does not apply to the extent
that its operation would infringe certain constitutional protections (such as
by acquiring property otherwise than on just terms).
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