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New Clause 6 — Power to amend age for sale of tobacco etc

Orders of the Day — Health Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:19 pm on 14th February 2006.

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'The Secretary of State may from time to time by order amend the following enactments by substituting, in each place where a person's age is specified, a different age specified in the order—

(a) section 7 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (c. 12) (sale of tobacco etc to persons under 16),

(b) section 4 of the Children and Young Persons (Protection from Tobacco) Act 1991 (c. 23) (display of warning statements in retail premises and on vending machines).

(2) But the age specified in an order under subsection (1) may not be lower than 16.'. —[Caroline Flint.]

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.