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

How to respond

Consultation ends:
17 August 2018
Consultation launched:

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.

How to respond

Submit your comments by 17 August 2018, in any of the following ways:

Online form

Post

Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

Risk Behaviours (Tobacco, Alcohol, Gambling)
Public Health Division
Directorate of Health Policy

Welsh Government
Cathays Park
Cardiff

CF10 3NQ