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TOBACCO AND OTHER SMOKING PRODUCTS ACT 1998 - SECT 13A
Power to require details of retail suppliers
13A Power to require details of retail suppliers
(1) This section applies if the chief executive reasonably believes a
manufacturer or wholesaler of smoking products has supplied smoking products
to suppliers for sale at retail outlets.
(2) The chief executive may, by
written notice given to the manufacturer or wholesaler, require the
manufacturer or wholesaler to give all or any of the following information
"contact information" ) to the chief executive for each supplier to which the
manufacturer or wholesaler has supplied smoking products—
(a) the name of
(b) if a supplier trades under a business name, that business
(c) the address of the supplier’s retail outlet;
supplier’s postal address;
(e) the supplier’s phone number;
supplier’s fax number and email address.
(3) The notice must state—
the period before the date of the notice, not exceeding 12 months, for which
the contact information is required; and
(b) a date, not less than 28 days
from the date of the notice, by which the contact information must be given to
the chief executive; and
(c) the way the contact information must be given to
the chief executive.
The notice may require the
contact information to be given by fax or email.
(4) The manufacturer or
wholesaler must comply with the notice, unless the manufacturer or wholesaler
has a reasonable excuse.
Maximum penalty—70 penalty units.
(5) The chief executive may use contact information or disclose
contact information to a person only for the following purposes—
compiling and keeping a list of suppliers so that the suppliers may be advised
about matters relating to this Act, including the requirements applying to
(b) monitoring or enforcing compliance with this Act.
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