This consultation ended 17 August 2018.

Consultation period:
25 May 2018 to 17 August 2018
Last updated:

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

We are seeking views on proposals to extend the areas covered by smoke-free regulations and remove some exemptions.

Consultation documents

Consultation document
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Children’s Rights Impact Assessment
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Equality Impact Assessments
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Smoke-free Regulations
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Regulatory Impact Assessment
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Additional information

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.