African National Congress: proposed amendments to B117F-98: 22/02/99
AMENDMENTS TO THE TOBACCO PRODUCTS CONTROL AMENDMENT BILL [B 117F-98]
Amendment of clause 2 of Bill [B 117F-98]
1. Clause 2 of Bill [B117F-98] is hereby amended -
(a) by the insertion of the following in the definition of workplace-
1(k) (iii) "for the purposes of this Act a workplace does not include a private residence"
(b) by the insertion after the definition of "nicotine" of the following definition:
1(l)"for the purposes of this Act 'organised activity' -
means any activity, event or exhibition -
(i) that members of the public participate in or attend that is organised for the purpose of entertainment or education and shall include any cultural, sporting or recreational activity, event or exhibition;
(ii) where a tobacco product or a brand name or trade mark or logo or company name, that is used on any tobacco product, is used in the name or portrayal of such activity, event or exhibition;
(iii) shall not include any activity, event or exhibition arranged by a manufacturer, importer, distributor or retailer of a tobacco product or tobacco products where only employees of a manufacturer, importer, distributor or retailer of tobacco products attend
(iv) shall not include any activity, event or exhibition that are required for a manufacturer, importer, distributor or retailer of tobacco products to fulfil their legal obligations."
(c) by the insertion after the definition of "prescribe" of the following definition:
1(m) " 'private residence' means -
the domicile of a person or persons and includes houses, flats, apartments, informal dwellings, residences, huts and any other domicile or category of domicile that the Minister may determine through regulations."
Amendment of clause 3 of Bill [B 117F-98]
2. Clause 3 of Bill [B 117F-98] is hereby amended-
(a) by the insertion in paragraph (a) after the word "notices" in line 17 of the following:
(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection 1(k)(iii), if a private residence is offered for child care activities, school activities. or other activities for children including pre-school activities and post-school activities it shall not be permitted for any person to smoke a tobacco product in such private residence or in the playgrounds of such residence when any of the children are on the premises"
Amendment of clause 4 of Bill [B 117F-98]
3. Clause 4 of Bill [B 117F-98] is hereby amended -
(a) On page 8, from line 3, to omit subsection (3)
Amendment of clause 11 of Bill [B 117F-98]
4. On page 10, in line 25, to omit "1998" and to insert 1999.