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Last updated: May 15th 2020

Smoke Free Status of Indoor Public Places, Workplaces, and Public Transport

All indoor workplaces

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces. Thus, the law does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all parts of all indoor workplaces and indoor public places.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28 and 30

All indoor public places

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces. Thus, the law does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all parts of all indoor workplaces and indoor public places.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28 and 30

All public transport

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places, which includes “a public conveyance or transport,” and enclosed workplaces. Thus, the law does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all parts of all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28 and 30

Government facilities

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “all government buildings.” Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in government facilities. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(m), and 30

Private offices

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including private workplaces, offices, and office buildings. Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in private offices. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(a), and 30

Hospitals

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “health institutions,” which include hospitals. Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in hospitals. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(d), and 30

Residential healthcare facilities - public areas

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “health institutions,” which include residential healthcare facilities. Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in residential healthcare facilities. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(d), and 30

Non-residential healthcare facilities

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “health institutions,” which include non-residential healthcare facilities. Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in non-residential healthcare facilities. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(d), and 30

Childcare facilities/preschools

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “residential houses and any other such premises in which children are cared for whether for a fee or not.” Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in childcare facilities/preschools. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(f), and 30

Primary and secondary schools

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “educational institution[s] of all levels.” Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in primary and secondary schools. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(e), and 30

Universities/vocational facilities

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “educational institution[s] of all levels.” Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in universities/vocational facilities. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(e), and 30

Shops

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “retail or wholesale establishment[s] including a shopping mall or market.” Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in shops. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(i), and 30

Cultural facilities

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “cinema hall[s], theatres, video houses, such other halls or places of performance, disco halls or any other entertainment facilities at any time during which is open to the public” and “any other facility accessible to the public.” Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in cultural facilities. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(j), 28(2)(p), and 30

Indoor stadium/arenas

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “stadium[s], sports and recreational facilities or an amusement park.” Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in indoor stadiums/arenas. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(l), and 30

Restaurants

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “restaurant[s]… and any other eating place.” Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in restaurants. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(k), and 30

Bars/pubs/nightclubs

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including bars. Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in bars/pubs/nightclubs. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(k), and 30

Casinos

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

While casinos are not specifically addressed, the law restricts smoking to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “… any other entertainment facilities at any time during which is open to the public,” “pool and bingo hall[s],” “any other facility accessible to the public,” and “any other facilities that employ paid personnel.” Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in casinos. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(j), 28(2)(n), 28(2)(p), 28(2)(q), and 30

Hotels/lodging - public areas

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including hotels. Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in hotels/lodging. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(k), and 30

Hotels/lodgings - guest rooms

Uncertain
The smoke free status of the place is uncertain due to the lack of clarity in the law or inability to obtain all relevant laws.
Analysis

The law restricts smoking to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including hotels. Hotel/lodging guest rooms are not specifically addressed, though, and thus, the regulatory status is “Uncertain.” The law does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in hotel/lodging guestrooms. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(k), and 30

Prisons/detention facilities - public areas

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

While prisons/detention facilities are not specifically addressed, the law restricts smoking to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “any other facility accessible to the public,” and “any other facilities that employ paid personnel.” Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in prisons/detention facilities. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places and workplaces be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(p), 28(2)(q), and 30

Trains, buses and other shared ground transportation other than taxis

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places, which includes “a public conveyance or transport,” and enclosed workplaces. Additionally, the law clarifies that “any means of transportation used for commercial, public or professional purposes and used by more than one person” qualifies as a workplace and public place under the law.

The law does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in trains, buses, and other shared ground transportation. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places, workplaces, and public transportation be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(g), and 30

Taxis (for-hire vehicle)

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places, which includes “a public conveyance or transport,” and enclosed workplaces. Additionally, the law clarifies that “any means of transportation used for commercial, public or professional purposes and used by more than one person” qualifies as a workplace and public place under the law.

The law does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in taxis. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places, workplaces, and public transportation be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(g), and 30

Commercial aircraft

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places, which includes “a public conveyance or transport,” and enclosed workplaces. Additionally, the law clarifies that “any means of transportation used for commercial, public or professional purposes and used by more than one person” qualifies as a workplace and public place under the law.

The law does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in commercial aircraft. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places, workplaces, and public transportation be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(g), and 30

Commercial watercraft

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places, which includes “a public conveyance or transport,” and enclosed workplaces. Additionally, the law clarifies that “any means of transportation used for commercial, public or professional purposes and used by more than one person” qualifies as a workplace and public place under the law.

The law does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in commercial watercraft. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places, workplaces, and public transportation be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(g), and 30

Public transport facilities (waiting areas for mass transit)

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 to designated areas in enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces, including “public transportation terminal[s].” Thus, it does not align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines because it does not provide for 100% indoor smoke free environments, and therefore, does not provide effective or universal protection against tobacco smoke exposure in public transport facilities. To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require that all parts of all public places, workplaces, and public transportation be 100% smoke free.

Law Source, Section
Part 4, Sections 28(1), 28(2)(h), and 30