The Tobacco Bill, 2022

Parliamentary Period: 
First Session of the Thirteenth Assembly

The object of this Bill are to—
(a) provide for the promotion, regulation and monitoring of the production, marketing and packing of tobacco in the Republic;
(b) provide for the regulation of the import of tobacco to the Republic;
(c) continue the existence of the Tobacco Board of Zambia and re-define its functions;
(d) re-constitute the composition of the Board and revise the Board functions;
(e) provide for the imposition and collection of a levy on tobacco grown in the Republic;
(f) repeal and replace the Tobacco Act, 1967 and the Tobacco Levy Act, 1967; and
(g) provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.


Bill Stage: 
First Reading
Second Reading
Committee Stage
Report Stage
Third Reading