Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015: Order for Second Stage

Bill entitled an Act to provide for the minimum price per gram of alcohol, to confer the power on the Minister for Health to, by order, increase that price, to provide for the labelling of alcohol products including the inclusion of health warnings and the alcohol content and energy content of alcohol products on alcohol product containers, to provide for restrictions in relation to the advertising and sponsorship of alcohol products, to provide procedures in relation to the exposure for sale and advertising of alcohol products in specified licensed premises, to confer power on the Minister for Health to make regulations for the purpose of prohibiting or restricting the sale of alcohol products in certain circumstances, to provide for enforcement measures, to provide for the repeal of certain provisions of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2003 and the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2008, and to provide for related matters.

I welcome the Minister for Health, Deputy Leo Varadkar, and his staff to the Chamber.

I move: "That Second Stage be taken now."

Question put and agreed to.