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New rules about tobacco, e-cigarettes and smoking: 1 October 2015
Published 9 July 2015
Contents 1.What the new changes are 2.Rules about smoking in private vehicles
What the new changes are
From 1 October 2015 it will be illegal: •for retailers to sell electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) or e-liquids to someone under 18 •for adults to buy (or try to buy) tobacco products or e-cigarettes for someone under 18 •to smoke in private vehicles that are carrying someone under 18
Rules about smoking in private vehicles
From 1 October 2015, private vehicles must be smokefree if they are enclosed, there is more than one person present and one of them is under 18.
So it will be an offence: •for a person of any age to smoke in a private vehicle that is carrying someone who is under 18 •for a driver (including a provisional driver) not to stop someone smoking in these circumstances
The rules don’t apply to e-cigarettes.
The fixed penalty notice fine for both offences is £50. Somebody who commits both offences could get 2 fines. Private vehicles must be carrying more than one person to be smokefree so somebody who is 17 and smoking alone in a private vehicle won’t be committing an offence.
Enforcement officers (usually the police) will use their discretion to decide whether to issue a warning or a fixed penalty notice, or whether to refer an offence to court
Can the op please supply a link to the UK legislation that states As of 1st October 2015 UK Law requires that before we supply e-cigarettes or nicotine orders that we get proof of age (MIN AGE 18)
The new law states
From 1 October 2015 it will be illegal
for retailers to sell electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) or e-liquids to someone under 18 •for adults to buy (or try to buy) tobacco products or e-cigarettes for someone under 18 and you must display a sign
IT IS ILLEGAL TO SELL TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18
There nothing about a new law that requires that before you supply e-cigarettes or nicotine orders that you get proof of age
I for one will not be purchasing anything from your site
From 1 October 2015, the new Consumer Rights Act 2015 will change the rules relating to the supply of goods, services and digital content for contracts made from that date. A single set of rules will apply to all contracts where goods are supplied, including sale, hire, hire-purchase and work / materials contracts. New rules will also apply to the supply of services, and the Act sets out, for the first time, specific rules relating to digital content.
This document is a guide to the rights and obligations that arise when a trader supplies goods to a consumer. It answers questions that are commonly raised by traders about their obligations towards the individual consumer.
Before anyone provides their birth details check here to confirm that the online - retailer has registered for the Register of data controllers
The Data Protection Act 1998 requires every organisation that processes personal information to register with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), unless they are exempt. Failure to do so is a criminal offence.
There are more than 400,000 registered data controllers. We publish the name and address of these data controllers, as well as a description of the kind of processing they do.
For online retailer's planning to use a global age verification company(data processor) this company would need to be registered and the online - retailer has to inform the customer the name of the data processor and obtain customer consent prior to any data transfer taking place ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/what-we-do/register-of-data-controllers/
I think most uk suppliers would adhere to the sales of goods and services legislation and honour any sales contracts made. in my limited understanding receipt of payment is the sealing of the deal.
It depends on the suppliers T&C
Example here with screwfix
According to Screwfix’s terms and conditions on its website this week, it only accepts orders once it has delivered the goods. It says the processing of a payment and acknowledgement of an order does not constitute a legally binding contract.
One person bought a sit-on mower worth £1,599.99 for just £34.99.
while the give away guessing game may be fun for some, its not the sort of game i want to play today, and perhaps will favour long term members on the board with a greater insight as to who she is through the experience of reading her posts her more frequently and over a longer period.
Like dalealan , and Q i think isabel22 's gesture would be better received if that game was held above and beyond a lottery involving those of us that have suffered the disappointment of unfulfilled contracts, as the original offer of the gesture was suggested. As is, its now turned into a marketing opportunity for fastech to appeal to a wider group rather than a @sorry to those of us that were led up th garden path, and in my case let the loss leader slant of the offer in error lead to further purchases which lets face it would not have been forthcoming without the subtank bargain.
or should i just lighten up??
I don't agree with the way the competition has been done as the screw up only affected the people purchasing the product. So I'm my view it should be those affected should only be involved with the competition. My view only no disrespect to other forum members.
200 points =$4 hmmmm means I would have to make a purchase to use them ........
Gearbest sell these at $28.99 How much profit do they make? and they would buy IN bulk so a discounted price to them.
They wouldn't buy these and sell at a loss or for no profit.
So if they can afford to give away 5 of these + $4 per person That ordered seems like they have spent out more than it could be to send 1pc to each of us affected.
Any who they shipped my xpro m80 and I've cancelled my other order.
if you do a search for the coupon code there are a number of other forums that were using this coupon code so the total number of orders could be in the region of thousands not just the few forum members here
at the end of the day it was a mistake they have admitted their error and refunded offered points and 5 subtank plus's for the lucky winners
most suppliers in this country wouldn't have done anything over than to process the refund
The 200 points seems a much fairer option to me than the giveaway, at least this way everyone who put an order in and lost out on the deal gets some compensation rather than just 5 random people from the forum benefiting from the error. I personally am happy with the points offer and the refund, it took some time but they are responding well now
I thought the giveaway would be restricted to the members that have put their order numbers on this thread for a refund at the moment list currently stands at 8 members
and the way i see it is they have goods in stock they've accepted payment which puts them into a contract to supply goods unless agreed between both parties.
bit like a pre-order you pay and they ship goods when stock has been received by themselves
I think their t&C are quite clear The contract is confirmed upon supply of goods ( i.e when you have the item in your hands)
The contract is confirmed upon supply of goods
Both parties agree that, following order dispatch, transportation is the sole responsibility of the third-party logistics company. During this stage, full ownership of the product(s) belongs to the buyer; all associated liability and risks during transportation shall be borne by the buyer.
All orders reported as "delivered" by shipping companies are considered delivered. GearBest cannot be made liable of non-delivery in this case