Submission on the Proposal to Introduce Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products in New Zealand

11 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2012

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Andrew D. Mitchell

University of Melbourne - Law School

Tania Voon

University of Melbourne - Law School

Date Written: October 5, 2012

Abstract

This is a submission to the New Zealand Ministry of Health on its Proposal to Introduce Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products in New Zealand set out in the Ministry’s Consultation Document of July 2012. The submission addresses the implications for the Proposal of New Zealand’s obligations under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights of the World Trade Organization.

Keywords: WTO, international trade, tobacco, intellectual property

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

Mitchell, Andrew D. and Voon, Tania, Submission on the Proposal to Introduce Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products in New Zealand (October 5, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2159555 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2159555

Andrew D. Mitchell

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Tania Voon (Contact Author)

University of Melbourne - Law School ( email )

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185 Pelham Street, Carlton
Victoria, Victoria 3010
Australia

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