Last updated: August 2, 2022

Enforcement Authorities

Authorized Agency
Duty to Enforce

Ministry of Health

Public places, workplace, public transport
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The Law on Tobacco Control authorizes the Ministry of Health to appoint its staff as inspection officers. The law authorizes these inspection officers to monitor and issue fines for non-compliance. However, neither the Law on Tobacco Control nor the Sub-Decree on Smoking imposes a duty to inspect and enforce no-smoking provisions.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should impose a duty to enforce on inspection officers from the Ministry of Health or other authorized agency.