Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill [HL]
Lord Naseby (Conservative)
moved Amendment No. 4:
Page 5, line 35, at end insert—
"(2A) No offence is committed under subsection (1) if—
(a) the business referred to in subsection (2) is part of the tobacco trade, or
(b) the sponsorship agreement is for the purposes of that trade, and directed solely at persons who—
(i) are engaged in, or employed by, a business which is also part of that trade, and
(ii) fall within subsection (2B),
in their capacity as such persons.
(2B) A person falls within this subsection if—
(a) he is responsible for making decisions on behalf of the business referred to in subsection (2A)(a) about the purchase of tobacco products which are to be sold in the course of that business,
(b) he occupies a position in the management structure of the business in question which is equivalent in seniority to, or of greater seniority than, that of any such person, or
(c) he is the person who, or is a member of the board of directors or other body of persons (however described) which, is responsible for the conduct of the business in question."