TPD3010 – Registration: The
Law: TPDA and TPR
Tobacco Products Duty (TPD) Act 1979’
section 7 empowers the Commissioners to make regulations
governing the registration of premises where tobacco products
are manufactured or stored.
Tobacco Products Regulations 2001’ Part II
is concerned with the registration of premises.
- Regulation 4 stipulates that the
manufacture of tobacco products, except for research or experiment,
may only take place in a registered factory. Regulation 4 also
empowers the Commissioners to register suitable premises as a
- Regulation 5 empowers the Commissioners to
register suitable premises as a store. (There is no distinction
between ‘adjacent’ and ‘remote’
- Regulation 5 also restricts the
registration of stores to manufacturers who already have a
- Regulation 3(2) extends the definition of
manufacturer to take account of the actual company structures of
the UK manufacturers.