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Non-smokers’ Health Act

Version of section 7 from 2018-10-17 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations

    • (a) respecting the size, number, proportionate floor space, location, use, number of occupants and other characteristics of rooms and areas that may be designated for smoking under subsection 3(2);

    • (a.1) designating any device to be a vaping product for the purpose of the definition vaping product;

    • (b) respecting the ventilation of designated smoking rooms;

    • (b.1) designating outdoor spaces or classes of outdoor spaces for the purpose of the definition work space;

    • (c) permitting the designation of the whole or any part of aircraft, trains, motor vehicles or ships as areas or rooms for smoking, either generally or on specified routes or in specified classes of service and, subject to subsection 5(2), prescribing the maximum proportion of accommodation of any class thereon that may be designated for smoking;

    • (d) respecting the maximum proportion of aircraft flights, train schedules, motor vehicle trips or ship voyages operated for hire or reward in passenger service in respect of which designated smoking areas or rooms may be provided during any specified travel period, either generally or on specified routes or in specified classes of service;

    • (e) prescribing, either generally or in respect of specified routes or specified classes of service,

      • (i) a period greater than two hours for the purposes of paragraph 5(1)(a), or

      • (ii) the minimum duration of an aircraft flight referred to in paragraph 5(1)(b) or (c), or of a flight not carrying passengers, in respect of which areas may be designated for smoking;

    • (f) requiring employers to inform employees and members of the public of the prohibition imposed by section 4 and of the location of designated smoking areas and designated smoking rooms, and respecting the manner of so informing them; and

    • (g) prescribing the form of tickets and informations for the purposes of section 14 and fixing the fine payable in proceedings under that section in respect of a first or a subsequent contravention of any provision of this Act, not exceeding the amount fixed by section 11 for such a contravention.

  • Marginal note:Application of regulations

    (2) Regulations made pursuant to this section may be made applicable to all employers or to a class of employer and in respect of all work spaces or a class of work space.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 15 (4th Supp.), s. 7
  • 1989, c. 7, s. 1
  • 2018, c. 9, s. 84, c. 16, s. 163.1

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