Last updated: January 12, 2021

Enforcement Authorities

Authorized Agency
Duty to Enforce

Any officer designated as an inspector by the government

Public places (defined to include workplaces and public transport)
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The Tobacco Products Act provides that the government may designate any officer as an inspector. Inspectors may inspect any public place, and is required to inspect public places “from time to time.” There is a duty to enforce if anyone is found smoking tobacco products in a smoke free place.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law or regulations should specify a specific enforcement agency or agencies.