The Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products Act (the Act) was passed in 1990.
The Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products Act 1990 is one of the most comprehensive pieces of tobacco control legislation in the world.
The purposes of the Act are:
- restricting the sale and supply of tobacco and vaping products to those over the age of 18
- regulating and controlling the marketing, advertising, and promotion of vaping and tobacco products
- discouraging people, especially children, young people, and non-smokers from taking up smoking and vaping
- reducing the exposure of people who do not themselves smoke to any detrimental effect on their health caused by smoking by others
- regulating the safety of vaping products and smokeless tobacco products
- monitoring and regulating the presence of harmful constituents found in regulated products and their emissions
Further information on the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products Act 1990 (the Act):
- Infringement notices under the Act
- Internal and open areas under the Act
- Complaints under the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products Act 1990