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Tobacco Products Labelling Regulations (Cigarettes and Little Cigars)

Version of section 18 from 2011-09-22 to 2019-11-08:


Marginal note:Space occupied — small display area

  •  (1) If the display area on which the toxic emissions statement is required to be displayed is less than 10 cm2, the statement must completely occupy the display area.

  • Marginal note:Space occupied — large display area

    (2) In any other case except for cartons, if the display area on which the toxic emissions statement is required to be displayed is equal to or greater than 10 cm2, the statement must occupy the greater of 60% of the display area and 10 cm2.

  • Marginal note:Surface area

    (3) Except in the case of cartons, the portion of the display area on which the toxic emissions statement is required to be displayed does not have to exceed a surface area of 30 cm2.

  • Marginal note:Cartons

    (4) In the case of a carton, the portion of the display area on which the toxic emissions statement must be displayed is at least 50% of the display area.

  • Marginal note:Soft packages

    (5) In the case of a soft package, the portion of the display area runs along a line that is parallel to and not more than 12 mm below the top edge of the package and extends from the left edge to the right edge of the display area.

  • Marginal note:Cylindrical packages

    (6) In the case of a cylindrical package, the portion of the display area runs along the line of separation between the lid and the side of the package, extends towards the bottom of the package and is bounded by the left and right limits of the display area.

  • Marginal note:Space occupied

    (7) For the purposes of subsections (2) to (6), the toxic emissions statement must completely occupy the portion of the display area.

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