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Last updated: September 18th 2019

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

All indoor workplaces

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in all indoor areas in workplaces.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in workplaces.

All indoor public places

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in all indoor areas in public places.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places. However, to aid in enforcement and clarify the scope of the ban, the law should contain a definition of “indoor” or “enclosed” in accordance with the definition provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

All public transport

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in public transportation.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in public transportation. However, to aid in enforcement and clarify the scope of the ban, the law should contain a definition of “public transport” in accordance with the definition provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

Government facilities

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in government facilities.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including government facilities.

Private offices

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be, including transportation.” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in private offices.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in private offices.

Hospitals

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in hospitals.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including hospitals.

Residential healthcare facilities - public areas

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in public areas of residential healthcare facilities.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including public areas of residential healthcare facilities.

Non-residential healthcare facilities

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in non-residential healthcare facilities.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including non-residential healthcare facilities.

Childcare facilities/preschools

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in childcare facilities and preschools.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including childcare facilities and preschools.

Primary and secondary schools

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in primary and secondary schools.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including primary and secondary schools.

Universities/vocational facilities

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in universities and vocational facilities.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including universities and vocational facilities.

Shops

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in shops.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including shops.

Cultural facilities

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in cultural facilities.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including cultural facilities.

Indoor stadium/arenas

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in indoor stadiums and arenas.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including indoor stadiums and arenas.

Restaurants

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in restaurants.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including restaurants.

Bars/pubs/nightclubs

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in bars, pubs, and nightclubs.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including bars, pubs, and nightclubs.

Casinos

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in casinos.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including casinos.

Hotels/lodging - public areas

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in public areas of hotels and lodging.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including public areas of hotels and lodging.

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

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Because hotel guestrooms are workplaces for hotel workers, hotel guestrooms should be smoke free under Resolution 30/2011. However, in practice, many hotels designate some rooms as “smoking rooms.” Therefore, the regulatory status “Smoking is Restricted” is given.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should prohibit smoking in all indoor public places and workplaces, including guest rooms of hotels and lodging.

Prisons/detention facilities - public areas

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be . . .” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in public areas of prisons and detention facilities.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including public areas of prisons and detention facilities.

Trains, buses and other shared ground transportation other than taxis

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be, including transportation.” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in trains, buses, and other shared ground transportation.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in trains, buses, and other shared ground transportation.

Taxis (for-hire vehicle)

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be, including transportation.” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in taxis.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in taxis.

Commercial aircraft

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be, including transportation.” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in commercial aircraft.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in commercial aircraft.

Commercial watercraft

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be, including transportation.” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in commercial watercraft.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in commercial watercraft.

Public transport facilities (waiting areas for mass transit)

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

Resolution 30 of 2011, Art. 3, prohibits smoking in “indoor areas in public places and in work places, whatever their use may be, including transportation.” Therefore, smoking is prohibited in public transport facilities.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in public transport facilities.