Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products Act 1990

Part 1 Smoking and vaping prohibited in workplaces and public areas

Part 1 heading: replaced, on 11 November 2020, by section 8 of the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 62).

4 Purposes of this Part

The purposes of this Part are—

(a)

to prevent the detrimental effect of other people’s smoking on the health of people in workplaces, or in certain public enclosed areas, who do not smoke or do not wish to smoke there; and

(aa)

to prevent the normalisation of vaping; and

(b)

to prevent young people who are being taught or cared for in registered schools or early childhood education and care centres from being influenced by seeing other people smoke or vape there; and

(c)

to prevent the detrimental effect of other people’s smoking on the health of young people who are being taught or cared for in registered schools or early childhood education and care centres.

Section 4: substituted, on 11 December 2003, by section 4 of the Smoke-free Environments Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 127).

Section 4(aa): inserted, on 11 November 2020, by section 9(1) of the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 62).

Section 4(b): amended, on 11 November 2020, by section 9(2) of the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 62).

Section 4(b): amended, on 1 December 2008, by section 60(1) of the Education Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 19).

Section 4(c): amended, on 1 December 2008, by section 60(1) of the Education Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 19).