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Last updated: September 17th 2019

Enforcement Authorities

Authorized Agency
Jurisdiction
Duty to Enforce

Judicial police

Yes
Analysis

Under the administrative order, the judicial police, among others, are responsible for determining a violation of the law and undertaking immediate action to rectify the situation by collecting a fine of 2,500 Ariary for each smoker caught in the act. If the offender refuses to comply, the officer must issue a notice of violation, which leads to prosecution.

Law enforcement agents

Yes
Analysis

Under the administrative order, law enforcement agents, among others, are responsible for determining a violation of the law and undertaking immediate action to rectify the situation by collecting a fine of 2,500 Ariary for each smoker caught in the act. If the offender refuses to comply, the agent must issue a notice of violation, which leads to prosecution.

Mayor

Yes
Analysis

Under the administrative order, the mayor, among others, is responsible for determining a violation of the law and undertaking immediate action to rectify the situation by collecting a fine of 2,500 Ariary for each smoker caught in the act. If the offender refuses to comply, the mayor must issue a notice of violation, which leads to prosecution.

Mayor's Deputy

Yes
Analysis

Under the administrative order, the mayor’s deputy, among others, is responsible for determining a violation of the law and undertaking immediate action to rectify the situation by collecting a fine of 2,500 Ariary for each smoker caught in the act. If the offender refuses to comply, the mayor’s deputy must issue a notice of violation, which leads to prosecution.