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The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015
Department of Health (Ireland)
15.12.2015 The Public Health  (Alcohol) Bill was approved by Government on 8th December.  The bill aims to reduce alcohol consumption in Ireland to 9.1 litres per person per annum by 2020 and to reduce the harms associated with alcohol. The Bill consists of 29 sections and includes five main provisions. These are: minimum unit pricing; health labelling of alcohol products; the regulation of advertising and sponsorship of alcohol products; structural separation of alcohol products in mixed trading outlets; and the regulation of the sale and supply of alcohol in certain circumstances. The General Scheme of the Bill can be viewed here, the Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) can be read here. Read the Press release where the Government approves groundbreaking legislation to tackle alcohol misuse here.  
Keyword(s): health; Population; ireland; Government
Publication Date:
Type: Report
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: All Ireland Public Health Repository
Publisher(s): Department of Health (Ireland)
First Indexed: 2018-09-11 07:19:23 Last Updated: 2018-09-11 07:19:23