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Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003 [COTPA, 2003] and Related Rules

S.No. Acts/Rules/Regulations Date of Notification
(A)   Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003 [COTPA, 2003] PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.82 MB) 19th May, 2003
    Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Amendment Act, 2007 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (41.4 KB) 25th September, 2007
(B) Notifications on date of effect of various provisions of the Act
B.1 S.O. 238 (E) For Section-1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6(a), 12(1)(b), 12(2), 13(1)(b), 13(2), 14, 16, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 & 31 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (296 KB) 25th February, 2004
B.2 S.O. 1955 (E) For Section- 7(1) (2) (3) (4), 8, 9, 10 & 20 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (171 KB) 16th November, 2007
B.3 S.O. 1865 (E) For Section- 12(1)(a), 13(1)(a), 15(1)(a), 17(1)(a), 18(1)(a), 32(1)(a) & 33(1)(a) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (290 KB) 30th July, 2009
B.4 G.S.R. 687(E) For Section- 6(b) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (171 KB) 18th September, 2009
B.5 SO 3134 (E) Notification of Section 11 of COTPA PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (265 KB) 29th August 2019
(C) Notification of the Rules related to Section 4, 5 & 6 of the Act
C.1 G.S.R. 137 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Rules, 2004 [Principal Rules on Section-4, 5 & 6] PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (649 KB) 25th February, 2004
(D) Notifications on Section 4 of the Act: Related to Prohibition of Smoking in Public Places
D.1 G.S.R. 417 (E) Prohibition of Smoking in Public Places Rules, 2008 New Principal Rules PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (4.48 MB) 30th May, 2008
D.2 G.S.R. 680 (E) Prohibition of Smoking in Public Places (Amendment) Rules, 2009 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (120 KB) 15th September, 2009
D.3 G.S.R. 500 (E) Prohibition of Smoking in Public Places (Amendment) Rules, 2017 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.20 MB) 23rd May, 2017
(E) Notifications on Section 5 of the Act: Related to Prohibition of Advertisement of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products
E.1 G.S.R.345(E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) (Amendment) Rules, 2005 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (366 KB) 31st May, 2005
E.2 G.S.R. 496 (E) Corrigendum PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (198 KB) 22nd July, 2005
E.3 G.S.R. 616 (E) Corrigendum PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (237 KB) 29th September, 2005
E.4 G.S.R. 698(E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) (Second Amendment) Rules, 2005 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (350 MB) 30th November, 2005
E.5 G.S.R. 754 (E) Corrigendum PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (234 KB) 30th November, 2005
E.6 G.S.R. 124 (E) Corrigendum PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (210 KB) 28th February, 2006
E.7 G.S.R. 190 (E) Corrigendum PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (213 KB) 30th March, 2006
E.8 G.S.R. 259 (E) Corrigendum PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (232 KB) 28th April, 2006
E.9 G.S.R. 449 (E) Corrigendum PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (226 KB) 31st July, 2006
E.10 G.S.R. 599 (E) Corrigendum PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (209 KB) 28th September, 2006
E.11 G.S.R. 646 (E) Notification on Constitution of Steering Committee to take action regarding violations of Section-5 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (403 KB) 17th October, 2006
E.12 G.S.R. 656 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) (Amendment) Rules, 2006 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (4.84.MB) 20th October, 2006
E.13 G.S.R. 786(E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) (Second Amendment) Rules, 2011 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (4.84.MB) 27th October, 2011
E.14 G.S.R. 708(E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Amendment Rules, 2012 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (534 KB) 21st September, 2012
(F-A) Notification on Section-6(a) of the Act: Related to Prohibition on Sale to and by minors
F-A.1 G.S.R.619(E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Amendment Rules, 2011 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (241 KB) 11th August, 2011
(F-B) Notifications on Section-6(b) of the Act: Related on Prohibition of Sale around Educational Institutions
F-B.1 G.S.R. 561(E) Prohibition on Sale of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products around Educational Institutions Rules, 2004 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (169 KB) 1st September, 2004
F-B.2 G.S.R. 40(E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Display of board by Educational Institutions) Rules, 2009 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (775 KB) 19th January, 2010
(G) Notifications on Section-7 of the Act: Related to Packaging and Labelling Rules
G.1 G.S.R. 402 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2006 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (231 KB) 5th July, 2006
G.2 G.S.R. 42 (E) Corrigendum PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (188 KB) 24th January, 2007
G.3 G.S.R. 408 (E) Corrigendum PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (202 KB) 31st May, 2007
G.4 G.S.R. 633 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2007 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (234 KB) 29th September, 2007
G.5 G.S.R. 641 (E) Corrigendum PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (203 KB) 1st October, 2007
G.6 G.S.R. 746 (E) Notification PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (203 KB) 30th November, 2007
G.7 G.S.R. 781(E) Notification PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (200 KB) 19th December, 2007
G.8 G.S.R. 182(E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2008 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.12 MB) 15th March, 2008
G.9 S.O. 2130 (E) Notification PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (188 KB) 27th August, 2008
G.10 G.S.R. 693 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products [Packaging and Labelling (Amendment) Rules], 2008 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (167 KB) 29th September, 2008
G.11 S.O. 2814 (E) Corrigendum PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (237 KB) 28th November, 2008
G.12 S.O. 2815 (E) Notification PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (190 KB) 28th November, 2008
G.13 G.S.R. 305 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2009 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (540 KB) 3rd May, 2009
G.14 S.O. 1866 (E) Notification PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (331 KB) 30th July, 2009
G.15 S.O. 23 (E) Notification on Amendment to G.S.R. 1866 (E) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (260 KB) 6th January, 2010
G.16 G.S.R. 176 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2010 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (265 KB) 5th March, 2010
G.17 G.S.R. 179 (E) Notification on Partial Modification of G.S.R. 176 (E) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (204 KB) 9th March, 2010
G.18 G.S.R. 411 (E) Notification amending date of effect of (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2010 as 1st December, 2010) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (261 KB) 17th May, 2010
G.19 G.S.R. 985 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2010 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (387 KB) 20th December, 2010
G.20 G.S.R. 417 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2011 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (121 KB) 27th May, 2011
G.21 G.S.R. 570 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2011 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (161 KB) 26th July, 2011
G.22 G.S.R. 724 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2012 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (280 KB) 27th September, 2012
G.23 G.S.R. 727 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2014 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (2.64 MB) 15th October, 2014
G.24 G.S.R. 228 (E) Corrigendum PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (603 KB) 26th March, 2015
G.25 G.S.R. 739 (E) Superseeding G.S.R. 228 (E) and giving date of effects of Amendment Rules, 2014 as 1st April, 2016 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (404 KB) 24th September, 2015
G.26 G.S.R. 292 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2017 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.16 MB) 24th March, 2017
G.27 G.S.R. 1016 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Second Amendment Rules, 2017 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.27 MB) 16th August, 2017
G.28 G.S.R. 283 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2018 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.65 MB) 26th March, 2018
G.29 G.S.R. 331 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Second Amendment Rules, 2018 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.93 MB) 3rd April, 2018
Images as per the COTP (Packaging and Labelling) Second Amendment Rules,2018. The open files of the images in all official languages may be obtained from the Ministry by making a request at ntcp[dot]mohfw[at]gmail[dot]com or 01123062868 Images as per the Cigarettes and other Tobacoo Products (Packaging and Labelling 1) Second Amendent Rules,2018

Images as per the Cigarettes and other Tobacoo Products (Packaging and Labelling 2) Second Amendent Rules,2018
G.30 G.S.R. 248 (E) Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2020 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.36 MB) 13th April, 2020
G.31 G.S.R. 454 (E) Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Second Amendment Rules, 2020 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.31 MB) 20th July, 2020
G.32 G.S.R. 458 (E) Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Third Amendment Rules, 2020 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.29 MB) 21st July, 2020
Images as per Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Third Amendment Rules, 2020 . The soft or printable version of the specified health warnings Image1 as per the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Third Amendment Rules, 2020

Image2 as per the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Third Amendment Rules,2020
(H) Notification of National Tobacco Testing Laboratories
H.1 G.S.R. 633 (E) Notification of National Tobacco Testing Laboratories PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (282 KB) 5th September, 2019

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