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Last updated: September 17th 2019

Enforcement Authorities

Authorized Agency
Jurisdiction
Duty to Enforce

Civil Aviation Safety Authority; Owner/operator of an airline

Aircraft
Yes
Analysis

By federal regulations, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and/or the owner or operator of an airline has a duty to enforce smoking prohibitions on aircraft.

Law Source, Section

Owner/operator of an airport

Airports
Yes
Analysis

By federal regulations, the owner or operator of an airport has a duty to enforce smoking prohibitions in airports.

The National Transport Commission; Operator of an interstate bus line

Interstate buses
Yes
Analysis

By federal regulations, the National Transport Commission and the operator of an interstate bus line have a duty to enforce smoking prohibitions on interstate buses.

State and Territory Departments of Health

Public places, workplaces, and public transport within the jurisdiction of a State or Territory
Uncertain
Analysis

In States and Territories, the local Department of Health has jurisdiction over enforcement of smoking restrictions and prohibitions. A full analysis of all those sub-national laws is beyond the scope of this national legislation database and therefore whether or not a duty is imposed on the authorized agency is not explored here.