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Last updated: September 17th 2019

Enforcement Authorities

Authorized Agency
Jurisdiction
Duty to Enforce

Ministry of Health through the General Environmental Health Office (DIGESA), Regional Health Offices of the Regional Governments or the bodies that act in their stead, and the Provincial and District Municipalities

Workplaces, public places, and public transport
Yes
Analysis

MOH, DIGESA, Regional Health Offices, and Provincial and District Municipalities are responsible for inspecting and enforcing smoke free environments in workplaces, public places, and public transport.

Provincial and District Municipalities alone are responsible for ensuring “no smoking” signs are posted.