Regulation Amending the Regulation on the Procedures and Principles Regarding Production Types, Labelling and Supervision of Tobacco Products
“Regulation on the Procedures and Principles Regarding Production Types, Labelling And Supervision of Tobacco Products” notified in G/TBT/N/TUR/147 (dated 7 March 2019) has been amended by the “Regulation Amending the Regulation on the Procedures and Principles Regarding Production Types, Labelling and Supervision of Tobacco Products”.
The amendment regulation was adopted and published on 27 June 2019 and it will enter into force at the date of publication.
With the first Article of amendment, the location of the variant name has been changed from the bottom surface of the unit package of tobacco products, to the visible front surface of unit the package, below the brand name.
The provisional clause in the Regulation notified in G/TBT/N/TUR/147 was amended as explained in the Article 7 of this Regulation: The issuance, renewal of certificate of conformity for placing on the market in accordance with the provisions of “the Regulation on Principles and Procedures for the Production, Labelling and Control of Hazards of Tobacco Products” (Official Gazette dated 6 January 2005 and numbered 25692) and production, import of the tobacco products and placing them on the market shall be permitted until 5 December 2019. (The date was 5 July 2019 in the Regulation notified in G/TBT/N/TUR/147).
An additional provision was inserted with Article 8: Compliance with the provision that the health warnings in the unit package of tobacco products placed on the market shall not be partially concealed or covered by the banderole will be provided until 31 December 2020.
The full text of the adopted measure can be downloaded from the Internet address mentioned below: