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Term --FCTC-Based Definition Mali
Workplace View Definition

An area, permanent or temporary, in which a person performs duties of employment or work, regardless of whether the work is done for compensation or on a voluntary basis, and includes private offices, common areas and any other area which generally is used or frequented during the course of employment or work. (FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 20)

Not Defined
No
Analysis

Undefined key terms or ambiguous definitions can undermine the application of other substantive provisions of a law. For example, if it is not clear what is considered “workplace”, this may impair the ability of the law to fulfill FCTC Art. 8 requirements. A definition of “workplace” should be provided in accordance with the definition provided in FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Public Transport View Definition

Any vehicle used for the carriage of members of the public, usually for reward or commercial gain. (FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 22)

Not Defined
No
Analysis

Undefined key terms or ambiguous definitions can undermine the application of other substantive provisions of a law. For example, if it is not clear what is considered “transport” or “public”, this may impair the ability of the law to fulfill FCTC Art. 8 requirements.

A definition of "public transport" should be provided in accordance with the definition supplied by FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Second Hand Smoke (or similar term) View Definition

The smoke emitted from the burning end of a cigarette or from other tobacco products usually in combination with the smoke exhaled by the smoker. (FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 15)

Not Defined
No
Analysis

A definition of “second hand smoke” may contribute to facilitate the enforcement of the legislation.

It is therefore recommended to use a definition supplied by FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 15

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Smoking or Smoke View Definition

Being in possession or control of a lit tobacco product regardless of whether the smoke is being actively inhaled or exhaled. (FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 17)

Not Defined
No
Analysis

Undefined key terms or ambiguous definitions can undermine the application of other substantive provisions of a law. For example, if it is not clear what is considered “smoking” or “smoke,” this may impair the ability of the law to fulfill FCTC Art. 8 requirements. A definition of “smoking” or “smoke” should be provided in accordance with the definition provided in FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Public Place View Definition

An area, permanent or temporary, that is accessible to the general public or for collective use by the general public regardless of ownership or right of access. (FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 18)

Not Defined
No
Analysis

Undefined key terms or ambiguous definitions can undermine the application of other substantive provisions of a law. For example, if it is not clear what is considered “public” this may impair the ability of the law to fulfill FCTC Art. 8 requirements.

A definition of "public place" should be provided in accordance with the definition supplied by FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Tobacco Product View Definition

Any product entirely or partly made of the leaf tobacco as a raw material which is manufactured to be used for smoking, sucking, chewing, or snuffing. (FCTC Art. 1(f))

Defined
Yes
Analysis

The definition of “tobacco products” aligns with the definition contained in FCTC Art. 1(f).

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Indoor or Enclosed View Definition

Any space covered by a roof or enclosed by one or more walls or sides, regardless of the type of material used for the roof, walls or sides, and regardless of whether the structure is permanent or temporary. (FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 19)

Not Defined
No
Analysis

Undefined key terms or ambiguous definitions can undermine the application of other substantive provisions of a law. For example, if it is not clear what is considered “enclosed” or “indoor”, this may impair the ability of the law to fulfill FCTC Art. 8 requirements.

A definition of "indoor" or "enclosed” should be provided in accordance with the definition supplied by FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Mali
All indoor workplaces
Smoking is Restricted
“Smoking is Restricted”: Smoking is restricted in some way in the specified place or category of places. Restrictions could take one of the following forms: (1) smoking is restricted , under the national law, to “smoking rooms”, “smoking areas”, and/or during specified times in the specified place or category of places; (2) under the national law(s), smoking is restricted or prohibited in some types of places, within the category but not in all types of places within the category; or (3) where a country regulates public smoking primarily at the sub-national level, smoking is restricted or prohibited in the specified place or category of places in some sub-national jurisdictions but not in other sub-national jurisdictions.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified. Because of this exception, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all indoor workplaces without exception. In addition, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all indoor workplaces.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
All indoor public places
Smoking is Restricted
“Smoking is Restricted”: Smoking is restricted in some way in the specified place or category of places. Restrictions could take one of the following forms: (1) smoking is restricted , under the national law, to “smoking rooms”, “smoking areas”, and/or during specified times in the specified place or category of places; (2) under the national law(s), smoking is restricted or prohibited in some types of places, within the category but not in all types of places within the category; or (3) where a country regulates public smoking primarily at the sub-national level, smoking is restricted or prohibited in the specified place or category of places in some sub-national jurisdictions but not in other sub-national jurisdictions.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified. Because of this exception, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all indoor public places without exception. In addition, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all indoor public places.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
All public transport
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports (not aircraft) only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given for all public transport.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all public transport.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Government facilities
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, including government offices, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all government facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Private offices
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all private offices.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Hospitals
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, including hospitals, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all hospitals.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Residential healthcare facilities - public areas
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, including healthcare institutions, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all residential healthcare facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Non-residential healthcare facilities
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, including healthcare institutions, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all non-residential healthcare facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Childcare facilities/preschools
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, including kindergartens and day care centers, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all childcare facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Primary and secondary schools
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, including “rooms for practical or theoretical courses,” but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all primary and secondary schools.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Universities/vocational facilities
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, including “rooms for practical or theoretical courses” and “dormitories,” but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all universities and vocational facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Shops
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all shops.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Cultural facilities
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, including movie theatres, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all cultural facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Indoor stadium/arenas
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all indoor stadiums and arenas.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Restaurants
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all restaurants.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Bars/pubs/nightclubs
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all bars, pubs and nightclubs.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Casinos
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all casinos.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Hotels/lodging - public areas
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all public areas of hotels.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Hotels/lodgings - guest rooms
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all hotel guest rooms.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Prisons/detention facilities - public areas
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all public areas of prisons.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Trains, buses and other shared ground transportation other than taxis
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, including public transportation, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all trains, buses, and shared ground transportation.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Taxis (for-hire vehicle)
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, including public transportation, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all taxis.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Commercial aircraft
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, including aircraft, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all commercial aircraft.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Commercial watercraft
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, including public transportation, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place. Therefore, the law is interpreted to prohibit smoking in all other places outside the exception specified in the decree and the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

While this interpretation of the legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, a future decree should clarify requirements under Arts. 14 and 15 to ensure that smoking is clearly prohibited in all commercial watercraft.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Public transport facilities (waiting areas for mass transit)
Smoking is Restricted
“Smoking is Restricted”: Smoking is restricted in some way in the specified place or category of places. Restrictions could take one of the following forms: (1) smoking is restricted , under the national law, to “smoking rooms”, “smoking areas”, and/or during specified times in the specified place or category of places; (2) under the national law(s), smoking is restricted or prohibited in some types of places, within the category but not in all types of places within the category; or (3) where a country regulates public smoking primarily at the sub-national level, smoking is restricted or prohibited in the specified place or category of places in some sub-national jurisdictions but not in other sub-national jurisdictions.
Analysis

Article 14 of the law states that it is prohibited for any person to expose another person to tobacco smoke outside places reserved for smokers. Article 15 of the law prohibits smoking in a list of places, including airports, but states that designated smoking areas may be set up in some of those places. Further, the law must be implemented by a decree.

The only decree issued to date establishes designated smoking areas in airports only and in no other place.

The law and decree do not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to public transport facilities. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, smoking should be prohibited in all public transport facilities, including airports.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Mali
Does the law require any outdoor or quasi-outdoor spaces to be smoke free or restrict smoking in any way?
Uncertain
Uncertain
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Mali
Post signs
No
No
Analysis

The law does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines in that it does not require and specify the posting of no-smoking signs.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law or any regulations issued under the law should impose upon business owners or employers or supervisors to post non-smoking signs.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Remove ashtrays
No
No
Analysis

The law does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines in that it does not require the removal of ashtrays.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law or any regulations issued under the law should impose upon business owners or employers or supervisors to remove ashtrays.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Steps to require a person to stop smoking (e.g., warn, discontinue service, call authorities)
No
No
Analysis

The law does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines in that it does not require that owners or supervisors take steps to require a person to stop smoking.

To align with the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law or any regulations issued under the law should impose upon business owners or employers or supervisors to take steps to require a person to stop smoking.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Not to smoke where prohibited
Yes
Yes
Analysis

Anyone who smokes outside areas reserved for smokers in violation of the provision of Article 15 shall be susceptible to a sentence of imprisonment of one to fifteen days, and a fine of 5 000 to 25 000 Francs or only one of these two punishments.

The legislation aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines in that it provides for fines or other monetary penalties for violation that are sufficiently large to deter violations, to more closely align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide a range of penalties that correspond with the severity of the offense committed.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Other
No
No
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Mali
Are sub-national jurisdictions permitted to have smoke-free laws?
No
No
Not Applicable
Not Applicable