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Term --FCTC-Based Definition Slovenia
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)

Defined
Yes
Analysis

The definition of “work premises” contained in the law aligns with the definition of “workplace” provided in the 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

The law does not contain a definition of “public transport.” 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 transport,” 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 provided in FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 22.

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

The law does not contain a definition of "second hand smoke." However, a definition is not strictly necessary to interpret the law because the law prohibits or restricts smoking in certain places, rather than prohibiting "exposure to second hand smoke."

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

The law does not contain a definition of "smoking" or "smoke." The lack of this key definition could impede implementation and enforcement of provisions that prohibit or restrict smoking in specified places. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should contain a definition of "smoke" or "smoking" in accordance with the definition provided in the 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)

Defined
Yes
Analysis

The definition of “public space” in the law aligns with the definition of “public place” in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines. The definition in the law also includes an extensive list of places that are to be considered “public places.”

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” contained in the law aligns with the definition of “tobacco product” contained in FCTC Art. 1.

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)

Defined
Yes
Analysis

The definition of “enclosed space” may be narrower than the definition of “indoor” or “enclosed” contained in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it requires that an enclosed space have a roof and “more than a half of the surface of associated wall or sides being enclosed.” The definition from the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines specifies that the space must have a roof or be enclosed by “one or more walls or sides.”

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Slovenia
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

In most indoor workplaces, smoking is restricted to designated smoking rooms. Such rooms must be exclusively for smoking, may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area, and must meet other technical requirements. There are a small number of places where smoking rooms are not allowed, including the indoor and outdoor areas of educational facilities and most healthcare facilities. These places are required to be 100% smoke free.

In addition, there is an exception that permits smoking in cultural facilities if smoking is part of the performance. Smoking is allowed on stage only.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking 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

In most indoor public places, smoking is restricted to designated smoking rooms. Such rooms must be exclusively for smoking, may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area, and must meet other technical requirements. There are a small number of places where smoking rooms are not allowed, including the indoor and outdoor areas of educational facilities and most healthcare facilities. These places are required to be 100% smoke free.

In addition, there is an exception that permits smoking in cultural facilities if smoking is part of the performance. Smoking is allowed on stage only.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all indoor public places.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
All public transport
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

The law restricts smoking in most enclosed public places, which by definition includes public transport, and workplaces to designated smoking rooms. These rooms must meet certain requirements, including having a separate entrance, not allowing air to flow freely from the smoking area into the non-smoking area, etc. To the extent that it is possible to meet these requirements, smoking on public transport would be restricted to designated smoking rooms. However, in places where meeting these requirements would be difficult, if not impossible, the regulatory status is uncertain.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all means of public transport.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Government facilities
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

The law restricts smoking in government facilities to designated smoking rooms. Such rooms must be exclusively for smoking, may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area, and must meet other technical requirements.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all enclosed 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

The law restricts smoking in enclosed workplaces to designated smoking rooms. Such rooms must be exclusively for smoking, may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area, and must meet other technical requirements. Because the room must be exclusively for smoking, the law is interpreted as not allowing private offices to be designated as smoking rooms. Therefore, the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to private offices.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Hospitals
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

The law prohibits smoking in the indoor and outdoor areas of most hospitals. However, the law contains an exception that permits designated smoking rooms in psychiatric hospitals. Because of this exception, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Designated smoking rooms must be exclusively for smoking; may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area; and must meet other technical requirements.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all indoor areas of all hospitals.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Residential healthcare facilities - public areas
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

The law prohibits smoking in the indoor and outdoor areas of most residential healthcare facilities. However, the law contains an exception that permits designated smoking areas in psychiatric hospitals and other treatment facilities for the mentally ill. Because of this exception, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Designated smoking rooms must be exclusively for smoking; may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area; and must meet other technical requirements.

The law also contains an exception for “senior citizens’ homes . . . if only smokers reside there,” but designated smoking rooms in these places cannot be in areas intended for common use.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all indoor areas of all residential healthcare facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Non-residential healthcare facilities
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

The law prohibits smoking in the indoor and outdoor areas of most healthcare facilities. However, the law contains an exception that permits designated smoking areas in psychiatric hospitals and other treatment facilities for the mentally ill. This appears to apply to both residential and non-residential healthcare facilities. Because of this exception, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Designated smoking rooms must be exclusively for smoking; may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area; and must meet other technical requirements.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all indoor areas of 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

The law prohibits smoking in the indoor and outdoor areas of childcare and educational facilities. Designated smoking rooms are not permitted.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to childcare facilities and preschools.

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

The law prohibits smoking in the indoor and outdoor areas of childcare and educational facilities. Designated smoking rooms are not permitted.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to 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

The law prohibits smoking in the indoor and outdoor areas of childcare and educational facilities. Designated smoking rooms are not permitted.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to universities and vocational facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Shops
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

The law restricts smoking in shops to designated smoking rooms. Such rooms must be exclusively for smoking, may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area, and must meet other technical requirements.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all enclosed shops.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Cultural facilities
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

The law restricts smoking in cultural facilities to designated smoking rooms. Such rooms must be exclusively for smoking, may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area, and must meet other technical requirements.

In addition, the law provides an exception that permits smoking of herbal products in cultural facilities if smoking is part of the performance. Smoking is allowed only on stage and for the duration of the play.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all enclosed cultural facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Indoor stadium/arenas
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

The law restricts smoking in indoor stadiums and arenas to designated smoking rooms. Such rooms must be exclusively for smoking, may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area, and must meet other technical requirements.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all indoor stadiums and arenas.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Restaurants
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

The law restricts smoking in restaurants to designated smoking rooms. Such rooms must be exclusively for smoking, may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area, and must meet other technical requirements. In addition, no food or beverages may be served or brought into the designated smoking room.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all restaurants.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Bars/pubs/nightclubs
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

The law restricts smoking in bars, pubs, and nightclubs to designated smoking rooms. Such rooms must be exclusively for smoking, may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area, and must meet other technical requirements. In addition, no food or beverages may be served or brought into the designated smoking room.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all bars, pubs, and nightclubs.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Casinos
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

The law restricts smoking in casinos to designated smoking rooms. Such rooms must be exclusively for smoking, may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area, and must meet other technical requirements. In addition, no food or beverages may be served or brought into the designated smoking room.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all casinos.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Hotels/lodging - public areas
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

The law restricts smoking in hotels and other “providers of overnight stays” to designated smoking rooms. Such rooms must be exclusively for smoking, may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area, and must meet other technical requirements.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking 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

The law restricts smoking in hotels and other “providers of overnight stays” to designated smoking rooms. Such rooms must be exclusively for smoking, may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area, and must meet other technical requirements. Because the rooms must be exclusively for smoking, the law is interpreted as not allowing guest rooms to be designated as smoking rooms. Therefore, the regulatory status “100% Smoke Free” is given.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to guest rooms in hotels and other lodging. For greater clarity, the law should specify that all guest rooms must be smoke free.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Prisons/detention facilities - public areas
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

The law restricts smoking in public areas of prisons to designated smoking room. In addition, the law permits areas to be set aside for smoking in areas of prison “not intended for common use, if only smokers reside there.”

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in public areas of prisons and detention facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Trains, buses and other shared ground transportation other than taxis
Uncertain
“Uncertain”: The smoke free status of the place is uncertain due to lack of clarity in the law or inability to obtain all relevant laws.
Analysis

The law restricts smoking in most enclosed public places, which by definition includes public transport, and workplaces to designated smoking rooms. These rooms must meet certain requirements, including having a separate entrance, not allowing air to flow freely from the smoking area into the non-smoking area, etc. In some forms of ground transportation, it would be extremely difficult, if not impossible, to set aside specially designated smoking areas that meet the law's requirements. Therefore, the regulatory status "Uncertain" is given.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should clearly prohibit smoking on all means of public transportation including trains, buses, and other shared ground transportation.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Taxis (for-hire vehicle)
Uncertain
“Uncertain”: The smoke free status of the place is uncertain due to lack of clarity in the law or inability to obtain all relevant laws.
Analysis

The law restricts smoking in most enclosed public places, which by definition includes public transport, and workplaces to designated smoking rooms. These rooms must meet certain requirements, including having a separate entrance, not allowing air to flow freely from the smoking area into the non-smoking area, etc. However, it would be extremely difficult, if not impossible, to set aside specially designated smoking areas that meet the law's requirements in a taxi. Therefore, the regulatory status "Uncertain" is given.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should clearly prohibit smoking on all means of public transportation including taxis.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Commercial aircraft
Uncertain
“Uncertain”: The smoke free status of the place is uncertain due to lack of clarity in the law or inability to obtain all relevant laws.
Analysis

The law restricts smoking in most enclosed public places, which by definition includes public transport, and workplaces to designated smoking rooms. These rooms must meet certain requirements, including having a separate entrance, not allowing air to flow freely from the smoking area into the non-smoking area, etc. However, it would be extremely difficult, if not impossible, to set aside specially designated smoking areas that meet the law's requirements on an airplane. Therefore, the regulatory status "Uncertain" is given.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should clearly prohibit smoking on all means of public transportation including commercial aircraft.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Commercial watercraft
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

The law restricts smoking in most enclosed public places, which by definition includes public transport, and workplaces to designated smoking rooms. These rooms must meet certain requirements, including having a separate entrance, not allowing air to flow freely from the smoking area into the non-smoking area, etc. Therefore, on commercial watercraft, smoking would be restricted to these designated areas.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking on all public transport, including 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

The law restricts smoking in public transport facilities to designated smoking rooms. Such rooms must be exclusively for smoking, may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area, and must meet other technical requirements. In addition, no food or beverages may be served or brought into the designated smoking room.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all enclosed public transport facilities.

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

There is no specific duty placed upon business owners, employers, or supervisors to post signs indicating that an area is smoke free. Instead, there is a general responsibility for “upholding the prohibition on smoking and the use of tobacco, tobacco products and related products” in smoke free places.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require business owners, employers, and supervisors to post clear signs at entrances and other appropriate locations indicating that smoking is not permitted.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Remove ashtrays
No
No
Analysis

There is no specific duty placed upon business owners, employers, or supervisors to remove ashtrays from smoke free places. Instead, there is a general responsibility for “upholding the prohibition on smoking and the use of tobacco, tobacco products and related products” in smoke free places.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require business owners, employers, and supervisors to remove ashtrays from smoke free areas/places.

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

There is no specific duty placed upon business owners, employers, or supervisors to take steps to require a person to stop smoking in a smoke free place. Instead, there is a general responsibility for “upholding the prohibition on smoking and the use of tobacco, tobacco products and related products” in smoke free places.

Legal entities that fail to uphold the prohibition on smoking are subject to a fine of 4,000 Euros to 33,000 Euros. Individuals responsible for the legal entity are subject to a fine of 800 Euros to 2,000 Euros.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require business owners, employers, and supervisors to take steps to require a person to stop smoking where prohibited. In addition, drafters should consider imposing other types of penalties, such as license suspension or revocation.

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

Individuals who smoke or use tobacco products in indoor public places or workplaces where smoking is prohibited are subject to a fine of 125 Euros.

Individuals who smoke or use tobacco products, with the exception of chewing tobacco and nasal tobacco, in a vehicle where persons under the age of 18 are present are subject to fine of 250 Euros.

To more fully align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, drafters should consider imposing higher penalties for repeat offenses.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Other
Yes
Yes
Analysis

Legal entities that provide designated smoking rooms that do not meet the conditions specified in Art. 40 are subject to a fine of 4,000 Euros to 33,000 Euros. Individuals responsible for the legal entity are subject to a fine of 800 Euros to 2,000 Euros. If it is determined that a designated smoking room does not meet the requirements, the room is to be closed until the breach can be fixed.

In addition, the law imposes a fine of 250 Euros on individuals who bring food or drink into a designated smoking room.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Slovenia
Are sub-national jurisdictions permitted to have smoke-free laws?
Uncertain
Uncertain
Not Applicable
Not Applicable