A smoking ban in workplaces and public places came into effect on 1st July 2007. The legislation prohibits smoking in virtually all enclosed and substantially enclosed buildings.

Smoking Ban In Workplaces and Public Places

General information

Background information to the smoking ban.

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Legislation by location

Find out how the smoking ban affects businesses, private homes, sports venues, outdoor venues, as well as exemptions to the ban.

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Find out which businesses are exempt from the smoking ban.

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Smoking and vehicles

Regulations regarding smoking in vehicles.

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Who is responsible in enforcing the smoking ban?

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Signage and markings

Information about displaying no smoking signs.

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Licensing issues

Information on licenses and smoking shelters.

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Planning issues

Planning issues to consider when building a smoking shelter.

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How the ban affects businesses

Additional information for businesses.

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