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COTPA 2003 and Rules made thereunder

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 NotificationDownloads
(A)   Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003 [COTPA, 2003] 19th May, 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)
    Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Amendment Act, 2007 25th September, 2007 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (39.7 KB)
(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 25th February, 2004 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)
B.2 S.O. 1955 (E) For Section- 7(1) (2) (3) (4), 8, 9, 10 & 20 16th November, 2007 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)
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) 30th July, 2009 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)
B.4 G.S.R. 687(E) For Section- 6(b) 18th September, 2009 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)
(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] 25th February, 2004 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)
(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 30th May, 2008 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)
D.2 G.S.R. 680 (E) Prohibition of Smoking in Public Places (Amendment) Rules, 2009 15th September, 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)
D.3 G.S.R. 500 (E) Prohibition of Smoking in Public Places (Amendment) Rules, 2017 23rd May, 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)
(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 31st May, 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)
E.2 G.S.R. 496 (E) Corrigendum 22nd July, 2005 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)
E.3 G.S.R. 616 (E) Corrigendum 29th September, 2005 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)
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 30th November, 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)
E.5 G.S.R. 754 (E) Corrigendum 30th November, 2005 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)
E.6 G.S.R. 124 (E) Corrigendum 28th February, 2006 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)
E.7 G.S.R. 190 (E) Corrigendum 30th March, 2006 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)
E.8 G.S.R. 259 (E) Corrigendum 28th April, 2006 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)
E.9 G.S.R. 449 (E) Corrigendum 31st July, 2006 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)
E.10 G.S.R. 599 (E) Corrigendum 28th September, 2006 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)
E.11 G.S.R. 646 (E) Notification on Constitution of Steering Committee to take action regarding violations of Section-5 17th October, 2006 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)
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 20th October, 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)
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 27th October, 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)
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 21st September, 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)
(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 11th August, 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)
(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 1st September, 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)
F-B.2 G.S.R. 40(E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Display of board by Educational Institutions) Rules, 2009 19th January, 2010 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)
(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 5th July, 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)
G.2 G.S.R. 42 (E) Corrigendum 24th January, 2007 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)
G.3 G.S.R. 408 (E) Corrigendum 31st May, 2007 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)
G.4 G.S.R. 633 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2007 29th September, 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)
G.5 G.S.R. 641 (E) Corrigendum 1st October, 2007 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)
G.6 G.S.R. 746 (E) Notification 30th November, 2007 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)
G.7 G.S.R. 781(E) Notification 19th December, 2007 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)
G.8 G.S.R. 182(E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2008 15th March, 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)
G.9 S.O. 2130 (E) Notification 27th August, 2008 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)
G.10 G.S.R. 693 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products [Packaging and Labelling (Amendment) Rules], 2008 29th September, 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)
G.11 S.O. 2814 (E) Corrigendum 28th November, 2008 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)
G.12 S.O. 2815 (E) Notification 28th November, 2008 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)
G.13 G.S.R. 305 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2009 3rd May, 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)
G.14 S.O. 1866 (E) Notification 30th July, 2009 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)
G.15 S.O. 23 (E) Notification on Amendment to G.S.R. 1866 (E) 6th January, 2010 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)
G.16 G.S.R. 176 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2010 5th March, 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)
G.17 G.S.R. 179 (E) Notification on Partial Modification of G.S.R. 176 (E) 9th March, 2010 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)
G.18 G.S.R. 411 (E) Notification amending date of effect of (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2010 as 1st December, 2010) 17th May, 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)
G.19 G.S.R. 985 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2010 20th 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. (387 KB)
G.20 G.S.R. 417 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2011 27th May, 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)
G.21 G.S.R. 570 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2011 26th July, 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)
G.22 G.S.R. 724 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2012 27th September, 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)
G.23 G.S.R. 727 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2014 15th October, 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)
G.24 G.S.R. 228 (E) Corrigendum 26th March, 2015 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)
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 24th September, 2015 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)
G.26 G.S.R. 292 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2017 24th March, 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)
G.27 G.S.R. 1016 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Second Amendment Rules, 2017 16th August, 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)
G.28 G.S.R. 283 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2018 26th March, 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)
G.29 G.S.R. 331 (E) Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Second Amendment Rules, 2018 3rd April, 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)