Decree Of Law Banning The Sale Of Tobacco To Persons Under 18 Years And The Sale Of Alcohol To Persons Under 16 Years Of Age

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse af lov om forbud mod salg af tobak til personer under 18 år og salg af alkohol til personer under 16 år

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Publication of the Act on the prohibition of the sale of tobacco to persons under the age of 18 and the sale of alcohol to persons under 16 years of age

This shall be the subject of the law. 213 of 31. March 2004 banning the sale of tobacco and alcohol to persons under 16 years of the changes resulting from Section 28 of Law No 1. 512 of 6. June 2007 and section 2 of the Law No 536 of 17. June 2008.

§ 1. Tobacco goods shall not be sold to persons under the age of 18.

Paragraph 2. For the purposes of tobacco products :

1) Goods intended to be shattered, shattered, suckling or thigmented, if they are wholly or partially manufactured from tobacco.

2) Thermal-related goods are used in the context of tobacco smoking.

§ 2. Alcoholic beverages with an alcoholic by volume of 1,2 or more are not allowed to be sold to people under the age of 16 from shops where retail sale is carried out.

§ 3. Tobacco goods shall not be imported from other EU countries of persons under the age of 18.

Paragraph 2. Alcoholic beverages, by volume of 1.2% or more, shall not be imported from other EU countries of persons under 16. However, this does not apply to beer.

§ 4. The Minister for Health and Prevention of Prevention lays down rules that people in 16 years and over the residency municipality can have issued a licence card with a photo and a detailed rules on the issue of the issue and the definition of the identification card.

Paragraph 2. The local authorities may lay down a fee for the issuance of a certificate of identity, cf. paragraph 1.

§ 5. For infringement of sections 1 and 2, the store holder, the restaurant manager, the hotel host, the canteen holder and so on shall be fined. For the purposes of the measurement, particular account shall be taken of whether the store holder, the restaurant manager, the hotel host, the canteen holder and so on has been guilty of a serious or repeated infringement of sections 1 and 2. The determination of the penal code section 23 shall not be found ; use.

Paragraph 2. Companies can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) punishable by the rules of the penal code 5. Chapter.

§ 6. The law shall enter into force on 1. July 2004.

Paragraph 2. At the same time, no 97 of 9. February 1994 on measures against alcohol abuse.

§ 7. The law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.


Law No 536 of 17. June 2008 shall include the following entry into force :

§ 4

The law shall enter into force on 1. September 2008.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention, the 21st. October 2008 Jakob Axel Nielsen / Hanne Nicoline Makholm