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National legal texts

The following translations are for information purposes only. The Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection therefore does not assume any liability/responsiblity for correctness, topicality, completeness and quality of the information provided in the documents.

Federal act on producing and placing on the market of tobacco products and related products as well as advertising tobacco products and related products and the protection of non-smokers

Tobacco and Non-Smoker Protection Act – TNRSG

Ordinance of the Federal Minister of Health and Women's Affairs regarding technical specifications for the layout, design and shape of the combined health warnings

Combined Health Warning Ordinance - KGWH-VO

 Ordinance of the Federal Minister of Health, Family and Youth on the labelling obligation regarding non-smoker protection in gastronomy

Non-Smoker Protection Labelling Ordinance - NKV

 Ordinance of the Federal Minister of Health and Women’s Affairs regarding the determination of a cost-covering annual fee for the monitoring of tobacco products and related products and of cost-covering fees for the authorisation of novel tobacco products

Ordinance regarding the determination of a cost-covering annual fee for the monitoring of tobacco products and related products and of cost-covering fees for the authorisation of novel tobacco products - TabGebV

Ordinance of the Federal Minister of Health and Women’s Affairs regarding the authorisation of novel tobacco products

Ordinance regarding the authorisation of novel tobacco products - NTZulV

European legal texts

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