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Last updated: September 18th 2019

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all indoor workplaces and define the terms “indoor” and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all indoor public places and define the terms “indoor” and “public place” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in public transport vehicles, but permits the owner or manager of the vehicle to create a designated smoking area. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33, although some of these may be difficult or impossible to meet within a vehicle.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all public transport and define the terms “indoor” or “enclosed” and “public transport” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all government facilities. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor workplaces, which would include private offices, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all private offices. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including hospitals and health facilities, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/3

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all hospitals. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including hospitals and health facilities, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all residential healthcare facilities. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including hospitals and health facilities, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all non-residential healthcare facilities. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including educational facilities for students under 18, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33, including that people under the age of 18 should not have access to the designated smoking area.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all parts of childcare facilities and preschools. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including educational facilities for students under 18, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33, including that people under the age of 18 should not have access to the designated smoking area.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all parts of primary and secondary schools. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33, including that people under the age of 18 should not have access to the designated smoking area.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all parts of universities and vocational facilities. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including shops and other indoor retail establishments, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all shops. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including in theaters and cinema halls, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all cultural facilities. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including in seating areas of indoor stadiums and arenas, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all indoor stadiums and arenas. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including restaurants, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all restaurants. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including bars, pubs, and nightclubs, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all bars, pubs, and nightclubs. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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

The law prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all casinos. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including hotels, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all public areas of hotels. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

Hotels/lodgings - guest rooms

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 all indoor public places and workplaces, including hotels, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all hotel guest rooms. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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

The law prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including prisons, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all prisons and detention facilities. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in public transport vehicles, but permits the owner or manager of the vehicle to create a designated smoking area. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33, although some of these may be difficult or impossible to meet within a vehicle.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking on all trains, buses, and other shared ground transportation and define the terms “indoor” or “enclosed” and “public transport” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in public transport vehicles, which is interpreted as including taxis, but permits the owner or manager of the vehicle to create a designated smoking area. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33, although some of these may be difficult or impossible to meet within a vehicle.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all taxis and define the terms “indoor” or “enclosed” and “public transport” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in public transport vehicles, but permits the owner or manager of the vehicle to create a designated smoking area. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33, although some of these may be difficult or impossible to meet within an aircraft.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking on all commercial aircraft and define the terms “indoor” or “enclosed” and “public transport” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in public transport vehicles, but permits the owner or manager of the vehicle to create a designated smoking area. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33, although some of these may be difficult or impossible to meet within a boat or vessel.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking on all commercial watercraft and define the terms “indoor” or “enclosed” and “public transport” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

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 prohibits smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including indoor areas of public transport facilities, but permits the owner or manager of the premises to create a designated smoking area within the premises. Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

Smoking areas are subject to further requirements laid out in Ministerial Order No. 20/33.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all public transport facilities. The law should also define the terms “indoor”, “public place”, and “workplace” in accordance with the definitions provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.