We are consulting on draft regulations that will:
- replace existing regulations which ban smoking in certain premises and in private vehicles carrying persons under 18
- set the conditions for designating areas for smoking within smoke-free hospital grounds and grounds of schools that provide accommodation for pupils
- place a time limit on the exemption that permits designating rooms in which smoking is permitted in mental health institutions
- place a time limit on the exemption that permits designating rooms in which smoking is permitted in hotels, guesthouses, inns and members’ clubs.
How to respond
Submit your comments by 17 August 2018, in any of the following ways:
Download the response form.
Complete and return to:
Risk Behaviours (Tobacco, Alcohol, Gambling)
Public Health Division
Directorate of Health Policy