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Order of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture No. 84/2017

January 1, 2018
COMMENTS: Order of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture No. 84/2017 establishes the requirements for designated smoking rooms permitted in airports and casinos. The requirements include ventilation, construction, and appropriate signage.
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Law No. 9/2017, Amending Law No. 5/2011 on the Regime for Prevention and Control of Tobacco Use

January 1, 2018
COMMENTS: Law No. 9/2017 amends the previous tobacco control law, Law No. 5/2011 on the Regime for Prevention and Control of Tobacco Use. The changes include stronger restrictions on smoking in public places, a ban on product display at most points of sale, and restrictions on the use of and advertising for electronic cigarettes.
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Chief Executive Order No. 141/2014

June 3, 2014
COMMENTS: Chief Executive Order No. 141/2014 amends Chief Executive Order No. 296/2012 on the subject of designated smoking rooms in casinos.
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Administrative Regulation No. 16/2012, Approves templates for labels provided for Regime for the prevention and control of tobacco use

January 1, 2013
COMMENTS: Administrative Regulation No. 16/2012 was issued under Law No. 5/2011 and provides the layout, form, and content of health warnings and messages required on tobacco product packages. The Original Language file is in both Chinese and Portuguese.
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Chief Executive Order No. 296/2012

October 30, 2012
COMMENTS: Chief Executive Order No. 296/2012 establishes the requirements of designated smoking rooms in casinos.
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Ministerial Order No. 190/2011

January 1, 2012
Note: This law has not been reviewed by our legal staff and was not relied upon for purposes of our analysis. We are providing it here for informational purposes only.
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Tobacco Control Implementation Guidelines

January 1, 2012
COMMENTS: The Tobacco Control Implementation Guidelines are explanatory documents that provide plain language explanations for requirements for smoke free environments in various categories of places.
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Law No. 5/2011, Regime for Prevention and Control of Tobacco Use

January 1, 2012
COMMENTS: Law No. 5/2011, Regime for prevention and control of tobacco use, is the primary tobacco control law for Macau and governs, among other things, smoke free environments, advertising, promotion and sponsorship, and packaging and labeling. The Original Language file is in both Chinese and Portuguese.
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Chief Executive Order No. 363/2011

January 1, 2012
COMMENTS: Chief Executive Order No. 363/2011 was issued under Law No. 5/2011 and provides a warning that must appear on all tobacco product packages that carry misleading terms and descriptors that are grandfathered under Law No. 5/2011.
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Administrative Regulation No. 37/2011, Approves models of signs and notices called for in the regime for the prevention and control of tobacco use

January 1, 2012
COMMENTS: Administrative Regulation No. 37/2011, Approves models of signs and notices called for in the regime for the prevention and control of tobacco use, was issued under Law No. 5/2011. The Original Language file is in both Chinese and Portuguese.
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Chief Executive Order No. 401/2011

January 1, 2012
COMMENTS: Chief Executive Order No. 401/2011 was issued under Law No. 5/2011 and provides specific requirements for smoking rooms. The Original Language file is in both Chinese and Portuguese.
To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of January 2nd 2018, unless otherwise noted.