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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 power.

•       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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