Tobacco Retailers Bill

Bill Number: Bill 19/11-15

Bill Type: Executive

Bill Sponsor: Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

The Tobacco Retailers Bill is:

A Bill to make provision for a register of tobacco retailers; to make provision for dealing with the persistent commission of tobacco offences; to confer additional powers of enforcement in relation to offences under Articles 3 and 4 of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1978; and for connected purposes.

Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed
/ Status
All Associated documents and links
First Stage 15 April 2013

Bill as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory & Financial Memorandum as Introduced (HTM) (PDF)

Official Report - 15 April 2013

Second Stage 23 April 2013 Official Report - 23 April 2013
Committee Stage 09 October 2013

Official Report - 28 May 2013 (Extension of Committee Stage)

Committee's Report on the Tobacco Retailers Bill

Consideration Stage 03 December 2013

Notice of Amendments - 12 November 2013
Marshalled List of Amendments - 28 November 2013
Grouping List of Amendments - 28 November 2013

Official Report - 03 December 2013
Official Report - 03 December 2013 (continued)

Bill as Amended at Consideration Stage (HTM) (PDF)
Explanatory and Financial Memorandum as Amended at Consideration Stage (HTM) (PDF)

Further Consideration Stage 10 February 2014 Official Report - 10 February 2014
Final Stage 18 February 2014 Official Report - 18 February 2014
Royal Assent 25 March 2014


Official Report - 31 March 2014

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