An Act to Amend the Tobacco Tax Act
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:
1 The Tobacco Tax Act, chapter T-7 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended by adding after section 7.1 the following:
7.2 The Minister may direct a fixed percentage of the tax collected to smoking cessation programs and nicotine replacement therapies, in accordance with the regulations.
2 Subsection 22(1) of the Act is amended by adding after paragraph (j.1) the following:
(j.2) respecting the establishment of a fixed percentage of the tax collected to be dedicated to smoking cessation programs and nicotine replacement therapies and the conditions under which these programs will be funded;
3 This Act comes into force on a day to be fixed by proclamation.