13.1. A person who wishes to purchase tobacco or to be admitted to a cigar room or to a specialized retail outlet whose operator is exempt from the application of section 20.2 is required to provide proof of age on the business operator’s or an employee’s request.
When required to provide proof of age, such a person must produce photo identification issued by a government, a government department or a public body showing the person’s name and date of birth.
The business operator or employee must refuse to sell tobacco to a person or to give the person access to a cigar room or a specialized retail outlet whose operator is exempt from the application of section 20.2 if the operator or employee considers that the identification the person produces cannot prove the person’s identity.
2005, c. 29, s. 16; 2015, c. 28, s. 17.