Statutory Instruments

The Tobacco Smoking (Prohibition) Regulations 2003

With effect from 26 January 2004 the Regulations prohibit the smoking of tobacco products in a place or premises (other than a dwelling) as specified in the Schedule to the Regulations. The places or premises so specified are:-

  • A place of work
  • An aircraft, train, ship or other vessel, a public service vehicle or other vehicle used for the carriage of  members of the public for reward, in so far as it is a place of work
  • A place or premises to which paragraph (b), (c), (d) or (e) of section 47 (1) of the Public Health (Tobacco) Act    2002 (No. 6 of 2002) applies, in so far as it is a place of work
  • A licensed premises, in so far as it is a place of work
  • 5. A registered club, in so far as it is a place of work

The Regulations also revoke the Tobacco (Health Promotion and Protection) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 359 of 1995)

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