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Tobacco Products Appearance, Packaging and Labelling Regulations

Version of section 23 from 2019-11-09 to 2023-07-31:

Marginal note:Lining

 Except as otherwise provided by these Regulations, any lining that is placed in a primary package must

  • (a) be white or drab brown;

  • (b) have a matte finish and no variations in colour tone;

  • (c) not display any brand element or any information; and

  • (d) have a smooth texture, without any raised features, embossing, decorative ridges, bulges or other irregularities aside from embossed dots or squares that are required for the automated manufacturing process and that are uniform in size and equidistant.

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