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Last updated: March 4th 2020

Penalties

Activities / Violations
Entities That Can Be Held Responsible
Sanction(s)
 

Advertising and Promotion

Any person who violates the law and “those who permit, promote or tolerate any of these behaviors”
Fine, Warning, Other
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Enforcement Agency

Ministry of Public Health

Analysis

Penalties for violation of any provisions of the law include warnings, fines ranging from 10,000 to 100,000 UI (Indexed Units), and temporary closure, depending upon the severity of the offense.

Where it is established that a violation of Art. 7 (advertising, promotion and sponsorship) or Art. 11 (vending machines and free distribution) of the law has occurred, the Ministry of Public Health may close the establishment for up to five consecutive days. In the event of a recurring violation, the Ministry may close the establishment for up to 30 days.

Aggravating circumstances include the accumulation of two or more breaches.

Sponsorship

Any person who violates the law and “those who permit, promote or tolerate any of these behaviors”
Fine, Warning, Other
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Enforcement Agency

Ministry of Public Health

Analysis

Penalties for violation of any provisions of the law include warnings, fines ranging from 10,000 to 100,000 UI (Indexed Units), and temporary closure, depending upon the severity of the offense.

Where it is established that a violation of Art. 7 (advertising, promotion and sponsorship) or Art. 11 (vending machines and free distribution) of the law has occurred, the Ministry of Public Health may close the establishment for up to five consecutive days. In the event of a recurring violation, the Ministry may close the establishment for up to 30 days.

Aggravating circumstances include the accumulation of two or more breaches.