Methylated Spirits (Amendment) Act 2010

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METHYLATED SPIRITS (AMENDMENT)
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METHYLATED SPIRITS (AMENDMENT) ACT 2010

Arrangement of Sections
Section

1 Short Title .................................................................................................... 5
2 Section5 (5) amended - Import licence ......................................................... 5
3 Section 6(4) amended – Register of import of methylated spirits to be kept ......... 5
4 Section 8(4) amended – Register of purchase or sales of methylated spirits

to be kept ..................................................................................................... 6
5 Section 11(1) amended – Sale to persons under 18 years prohibited .................... 6
6 Section 12(2) amended – Declaration of methylated spirit on importation ......... 6
7 Section 13 amended – Concealing imported methylated spirits ............................ 6
8 Section 14(1) amended – Sale of methylated spirits and beverages

containing methylated spirits ...................................................................... 6
9 Section 17 amended – General penalty ......................................................... 6


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METHYLATED SPIRITS (AMENDMENT) ACT 2010
Act No. 29 of 2010

AN ACT TO AMEND THE METHYLATED SPIRITS ACT

I assent,
GEORGE TUPOU V,
20th September 2010.




BE IT ENACTED by the King and the Legislative Assembly of Tonga in the Legislature
of the Kingdom as follows:
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1 Short Title

(1) This Act may be cited as the Methylated Spirits (Amendment) Act 2010.

(2) The Methylated Spirits Act 2001 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

2 Section5 (5) amended - Import licence

Section 5(5) of the Principal Act is amended by deleting “$1,000” and substituting it
with “$10,000”, and deleting “12 months” and substituting it with “3 years”.

3 Section 6(4) amended – Register of import of meth ylated spirits to be
kept

Section 6(4) of the Principal Act is amended by deleting “$1,000” and substituting it
with “$5,000”.

Section 4 Methylated Spirits (Amendment) Act 2010





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4 Section 8(4) amended – Register of purchase or sa les of methylated
spirits to be kept

Section 8(4) of the Principal Act is amended by deleting “$1,000” and substituting it
with “$5,000”.

5 Section 11(1) amended – Sale to persons under 18 years prohibited

Section 11(1) of the Principal Act is amended by deleting “$1,000” and substituting
it with “$10,000”, and deleting “12 months” and subtituting it with “3 years”.

6 Section 12(2) amended – Declaration of methylated spirits on
importation

Section 12(2) of the Principal Act is amended by deleting “$1,000” and substituting
it with “$5,000”, and deleting “12 months” and substituting it with “2 years”.

7 Section 13 amended – Concealing imported methylat ed spirits

Section 13 of the Principal Act is amended by deleting “$1,000” and substituting it
with “$5,000”, and deleting “12 months” and substituting it with “2 years”.

8 Section 14(1) amended – Sale of methylated spirit s and beverages
containing methylated spirits

Section 14(1) of the Principal Act is amended by adding the words “and shall be
liable upon conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,00 or to imprisonment for a term
not exceeding 3 years, or both” after the word “offence”.

9 Section 17 amended – General penalty

Section 17 of the Principal Act is amended by deleting “$1,000” and substituting it
with “$5,000”, and deleting “12 months” and substituting it with “2 years”.







Passed by the Legislative Assembly on this 2nd day of September 2010.