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Gov't to strictly enforce duty-free tobacco sales  

Jump to full article: The China Post (tw), 2012-04-03


The Ministry of Finance (MOF) will demand that airport duty-free retailers ask for passports when they sell duty-free cigarettes to incoming visitors and home-bound citizens returning from foreign visits, MOF Minister Christina Liu (劉憶如) told legislators yesterday.

The rules are there, but not strictly observed, Liu said during a committee meeting at the Legislature, adding her ministry will more vigorously publicize the rules, conduct stricter inspections, and impose a heavy fine on contraveners.

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