Cabinet sets up obligatory destruction of confiscated equipment for production of cigarettes, paper, filters
The Cabinet of Ministers has established a mandatory destruction of seized and confiscated equipment for industrial production of cigarettes, cigarette paper and filters.
According to government resolution No. 795 dated November 9, equipment for industrial production of cigarettes is kept by the authorities that seized it or business entities (with their consent), whose data are included in the unified state register of equipment for industrial production of cigarettes.
Executive authorities conducting the seizure, confiscation and/or destruction of tobacco products, equipment for industrial production of cigarettes, cigarette paper and filters on a monthly basis by the fifth day of the following month provide the State Fiscal Service with the information on the results of destruction during the previous month.
The Fiscal Service posts the information on its website no later than the 15th day of the month.
Business entities that are licensed for production of tobacco goods, as well as representatives of the Association of Tobacco Goods Manufacturers and Importers can be present in the course of such destruction.