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Last updated: September 24th 2021

Penalties

Violator
Enforcement Agency
Sanction(s)
 

Manufacturer

National Public Health Agency
Fine, Business License Suspension or Revocation
Analysis

Violations of packaging and labeling requirements are punishable by a fine from 78 to 90 conventional units for a person, or 270 to 300 conventional units for a corporate entity, with deprivation of the right to exercise a certain activity for a period of six months to one year.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 11 and the FCTC Art. 11 Guidelines in that it imposes a range of penalties for violations of the law. The law could be strengthened by imposing increased penalties for repeat violations.

Importer

National Public Health Agency
Fine, Business License Suspension or Revocation
Analysis

Violations of packaging and labeling requirements are punishable by a fine from 78 to 90 conventional units for a person, or 270 to 300 conventional units for a corporate entity, with deprivation of the right to exercise a certain activity for a period of six months to one year.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 11 and the FCTC Art. 11 Guidelines in that it imposes a range of penalties for violations of the law. The law could be strengthened by imposing increased penalties for repeat violations.

Wholesaler

National Public Health Agency
Fine, Business License Suspension or Revocation
Analysis

Violations of packaging and labeling requirements are punishable by a fine from 78 to 90 conventional units for a person, or 270 to 300 conventional units for a corporate entity, with deprivation of the right to exercise a certain activity for a period of six months to one year.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 11 and the FCTC Art. 11 Guidelines in that it imposes a range of penalties for violations of the law. The law could be strengthened by imposing increased penalties for repeat violations.

Retailer

National Public Health Agency
Fine, Business License Suspension or Revocation
Analysis

Violations of packaging and labeling requirements are punishable by a fine from 78 to 90 conventional units for a person, or 270 to 300 conventional units for a corporate entity, with deprivation of the right to exercise a certain activity for a period of six months to one year.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 11 and the FCTC Art. 11 Guidelines in that it imposes a range of penalties for violations of the law. The law could be strengthened by imposing increased penalties for repeat violations.