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Call for Evidence on Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Bill, 03/07/15 - 05/08/15 [S]

The Health and Sport Committee issued a call for written views on the Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care)(Scotland) Bill on 3 July 2015.

The Bill was introduced in the Parliament on 4 June 2015 and the Health and Sport Committee has been designated by the Parliament as the lead Committee.

The stated policy objective of the Bill is to make provision about tobacco, nicotine and related products, in particular to make provision about retailing, to amend the prohibition on smoking in certain areas and to control advertising and promotion; to make provision about a duty of candour following serious incidents in the course of providing care; to make provision about offences applying to ill-treatment or neglect where care is provided, and for connected purposes.

Please send your views on the Bill by no later than 5 August.

For full details see the Scottish Parliament website.

Further Information

Call for Evidence on Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Bill