Tobacco producers and the public in general are hereby informed that:

(i)         In accordance with the provisions of Section 27(3)(a) of the Tobacco Production and Marketing Act, the Tobacco Board has fixed Thursday 24 January 2013 as the last date for the purchase of leaf tobacco from crop 2012/2013.

Any producer who will be found in possession of any green or leaf tobacco from the 2012/2013 crop after that date shall be liable to prosecution and such green tobacco or leaf tobacco shall be seized by the Board.

 (ii)        The Tobacco Warehouse and Office of the Tobacco Board at Plaine Lauzun will be closed on Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 January 2013 for fumigation purposes.

03 January 2013                                                                     General Manager


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Tobacco Board
Plaine Lauzun, Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius
Tel: 230 212 2323
FAX: 230 208 6426

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