Clause 53 - Free distribution of vapes and nicotine products

Tobacco and Vapes Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 9:45 am ar 14 Mai 2024.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Amendment made: 25, in clause 53, page 26, line 32, leave out from “liable” to end of line 37 and insert

“on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.”—(Dame Andrea Leadsom.)

This amendment changes the mode of trial and maximum penalty for an offence of free distribution of nicotine products or non-nicotine vaping products in Northern Ireland. It provides for the mode of trial to be summary only and for the maximum penalty to be a level 5 fine.

Clause 53, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 54 ordered to stand part of the Bill.