A person who owns or is the lessee of a tobacco or e-cigarette vending machine must not place the vending machine, or cause or permit the vending machine to be placed, in any premises in New South Wales for the purpose of the sale of tobacco products, non-tobacco smoking products, e-cigarettes or e-cigarette accessories unless--
(a) the vending machine can only be activated by a member of staff of the hotel, club or casino in which the vending machine is situated, whether by remote control or some other means, or
(b) a person intending to obtain products from the vending machine is required to use a vending machine token that is only available from a member of staff of the hotel, club or casino in which the vending machine is situated.
: Maximum penalty--100 penalty units, in the case of an individual and 500 penalty units, in the case of a corporation.
Note : Part 4 (Protection of juveniles) contains offences relating to the supply of tokens for vending machines to minors.
Note : Continuing offences against this section are dealt with in section 52.
Note : Lead-in periods for offences under this section are provided in relation to tobacco vending machines already situated in premises. (See clause 6 of Schedule 1.)