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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 10 Hansard (12 October) . . Page.. 3015 ..

MS TUCKER (5.27): The Greens will also be opposing this amendment from Mr Stanhope. We believe, as the Government does, that the time period that has been allowed is adequate. It is more than New South Wales has, and they were able to do it. We will be supporting the Government in opposing this amendment.

MR RUGENDYKE (5.29): Mr Speaker, once again, for what it is worth, I support this amendment.

Amendment (Mr Stanhope's ) to Mr Moore's amendment negatived.

Amendment (Mr Moore's ) agreed to.

Clause, as amended, agreed to.

Clause 6 agreed to.

Clauses 7 to 13, by leave, taken together.

MR MOORE (Minister for Health and Community Care) (5.31): Mr Speaker, I seek leave to move government amendments Nos 15 to 18 together.

Leave granted.

MR MOORE: I move:

Clause 10, page 10, line 3, proposed new subsection 8 (7), definition of "tobacco product package", paragraph (b), omit "variety of", substitute "product line of a".

Clause 12, page 11, line 8, proposed new section 9A, after "retail outlet", insert "or wholesale outlet".

Clause 13, page 11 -

Line 15, omit "section is", substitute "sections are".

Line 30, after proposed new section 9B, insert the following section:

" '9C. Health warnings at point of sale displays

'(1) An occupier of a retail outlet or a wholesale outlet must display a health warning notice that complies with this section at or adjacent to each point of sale display at the outlet-

(a) so as to be clearly visible from the customer service area in relation to the point of sale; and

(b) so that the lowest point of the notice is at least 1 metre above the floor, as measured from the highest point on the seller's side of the point of sale.


(a) for an individual-50 penalty units;

(b) for a body corporate-250 penalty units.

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