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LOCAL INFORMATION

6.4.0.L7
Health and Safety - Smoking in the workplace

Extent: Jersey
Updated 2 December 2014

 

Words you may need to know

 

Restriction - Something you cannot do

 

Public Places - Anywhere the General Public might have to go such as libraries, schools, offices, courts, departments etc.

 

Enforced-  Applied or  carried out

The Restrictions on Smoking (Workplaces) (Jersey) Regulations 2006 came into force on the 2nd January 2007. Smoking is not allowed in most work places and public places.

If you don't do what the law says, it is a criminal offence. Anyone can be fined a fixed penalty of up to £5,000 for smoking in non-smoking buildings. The manager or person in charge of any non-smoking building can also be fined a fixed penalty of up to £5,000.

The law is enforced by Environmental Health Officers.