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Draft Federal Act concerning the production and placement on the market of tobacco products, the advertising of tobacco products and the protection of non-smokers (Tobacco Act), and the Federal Act creating the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety and establishing the Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Health Care (Health and Food Safety Act – GESG)

Notification Number: 2016/25/A (Austria)
Date received: 15/01/2016
End of Standstill: 18/04/2016 ( 18/07/2016)

Issue of detailed opinion by: Spain
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Message 002

Communication from the Commission - TRIS/(2016) 00156
Directive (EU) 2015/1535
Translation of the message 001
Notification: 2016/0025/A

No abre el plazo - Nezahajuje odklady - Fristerne indledes ikke - Kein Fristbeginn - Viivituste perioodi ei avata - Καμμία έναρξη προθεσμίας - Does not open the delays - N'ouvre pas de délais - Non fa decorrere la mora - Neietekmē atlikšanu - Atidėjimai nepradedami - Nem nyitja meg a késéseket - Ma’ jiftaħx il-perijodi ta’ dawmien - Geen termijnbegin - Nie otwiera opóźnień - Não inicia o prazo - Neotvorí oneskorenia - Ne uvaja zamud - Määräaika ei ala tästä - Inleder ingen frist - Не се предвижда период на прекъсване - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare.

(MSG: 201600156.EN)

1. Structured Information Line
MSG 002 IND 2016 0025 A EN 15-01-2016 A NOTIF


2. Member State
A


3. Department Responsible
Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft
Abteilung C2/1
A-1010 Wien, Stubenring 1
Telefon +43-1/71100-5436
Telefax +43-1/71100-93-5436
E-Mail: not9834@bmwfw.gv.at


3. Originating Department
Bundesministerium für Gesundheit
Abteilung II/1
A-1030 Wien, Radetzkystr. 2
Telefon +43-1/71100-4432


4. Notification Number
2016/0025/A - X00M


5. Title
Draft Federal Act concerning the production and placement on the market of tobacco products, the advertising of tobacco products and the protection of non-smokers (Tobacco Act), and the Federal Act creating the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety and establishing the Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Health Care (Health and Food Safety Act – GESG)


6. Products Concerned
Tobacco and related products.


7. Notification Under Another Act
-


8. Main Content
Transposition of Directive 2014/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products and repealing Directive 2001/37/EC into national legislation.


9. Brief Statement of Grounds
The revision of the Tobacco Act is necessary because of the required transposition of Directive 2014/40/EU.


10. Reference Documents - Basic Texts
Reference(s) to basic text(s): Federal Act concerning the production and placement on the market of tobacco products, the advertising of tobacco products and the protection of non-smokers (Tobacco Act), Federal Law Gazette No 431/1995, last amended by Federal Law Gazette I No 101/2015



11. Invocation of the Emergency Procedure
No


12. Grounds for the Emergency
-


13. Confidentiality
No


14. Fiscal measures
No


15. Impact assessment
Yes


16. TBT and SPS aspects
TBT aspect

No - the draft has no significant impact on international trade.

SPS aspect

No - the draft has no significant impact on international trade.

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European Commission

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