Nanning Tobacco Control Provisions

Original Language Title: 南宁市控制吸烟规定

Read the untranslated law here: http://www.chinalaw.gov.cn/article/fgkd/xfg/dfzfgz/201506/20150600399535.shtml

Nanning tobacco control provisions

    (February 8, 2014 13 in Nanning municipal people's Government for the 62nd session May 29, 2014 by Nanning Government released 25th July 1, 2014) first in order to reduce tobacco smoke, cleaning public places and workplace health, environment, protection of public health, improve the level of urban civilization, patriotic, Nanning, according to the health regulations and other relevant provisions, combined with the city's actual, these provisions are formulated.

    II tobacco control work in the administrative area of the city the present provisions shall apply.

    Article, tobacco control, the work of government guidance, category management, principles of public participation.

Fourth municipal patriotic public health campaign Committee is responsible for organizing the implementation of the provisions, guidance, coordination and supervision of the County and city patriotic public health campaign Committee and relevant departments to develop tobacco control work.

    County and city patriotic health campaign Committee is responsible for tobacco control work in this area.

Article fifth Administrative Department in accordance with the management principles and the following Division of responsibilities, responsible for the day-to-day supervision and management places smoking control and sanction violations of the provisions of this Act:

(A) education, human services and social security administrative departments are responsible for their respective educational institutions, training institutions, tobacco control efforts;

(B) the public security organs shall be responsible for Internet service sites and premises providing accommodation services tobacco control work;

 (C) the administrative departments responsible for social welfare agencies in their tobacco control efforts;

(D) the administrative departments responsible for urban public transport and transport related smoking control in public places;

(E) Administration for industry and commerce are responsible for the tobacco control work in shopping malls, supermarkets;

(F) food and drug regulatory agency responsible for food service establishments for tobacco control work;

(G) cultural administrative departments responsible for culture, science and technology, sports, arts and entertainment, science and technology venues, stadiums and tobacco control work; (h) the health Administrative Department is responsible for medical and health institutions, as well as the work of State organs, public organizations and other social organizations places and except as provided in this article between the seventh and other smoking control in public places.

    City and county governments in accordance with actual needs in tobacco control, to adjust the duties relating to departmental tobacco control work.

Article sixth indoor and outdoor non-smoking in public places:

(A) nurseries, kindergartens, children's welfare homes, primary and secondary schools, secondary vocational schools and children's palaces, youth activity center minors focused activities;

    (B) maternal and child health care institutions, children's Hospital.

Article seventh the following public places smoking is prohibited indoors:

(A) universities and other educational and training institutions in the teaching area, canteen, etc;

(B) social welfare institutions;

(C) Internet online service business premises;

(D) buses, taxis, urban rail transit vehicles, passenger ferries and other public transport modes and the ticket office, waiting room and other related venues;

(E) the shopping malls, supermarkets;

(Vi) hotels, restaurants and other food service establishments;

(G) the library, Museum, Science Museum, exhibition halls, theaters, concert halls, art galleries, science and technology, culture and arts venues;

(VIII) stadiums, gyms and other sports venues;

(I) the song (dance), recreation Hall (room) and other public places of entertainment;

    (J) the medical and health institutions.

Article eighth State bodies, enterprises, institutions, public organizations and other social organizations

    And other indoor workplaces smoke-free.

    Nineth set out in these regulations other than the smoke-free places in indoor public places and workplaces, operators or managers can implement a total ban on smoking do not put a total ban on smoking, should be designated non-smoking area. Tenth in a non-smoking place, or you can designate smoking areas outside the region.

Set up smoking areas shall comply with the following requirements:

(A) compliance with fire safety requirements for the safety and security of the person;

(B) away from the densely populated area and pedestrians must pass through the channel;

(C) sets the path marked smoking areas to identify and guide signs;

(D) setting apparatus linked to smoking such as ashtrays, and keep the environment clean; (E) must not use the same air conditioning systems with non-smoking area and ventilation systems. Setting smoking areas is not in conformity with the provisions of, the provisions of article fifth administrative departments should guide the operator or Manager be corrected.

    Operators or managers of public places to set a smoking area, smoking and tobacco smoke is harmful to health advocacy should be strengthened, and gradually reduce and abolish smoking areas.

11th the operators or managers of public places and the workplace, has overall responsibility for tobacco control work in this place, and shall perform the following duties:

(A) smoking in prohibited places or regions prominently posted warnings and signs prohibiting smoking;

(B) is not set in the no smoking areas or areas with smoking-related instruments;

(C) persons smoking in no smoking areas or areas to discourage, suppress, or to leave the place do not scatter, to the administration of the provisions of this article fifth report;

    (D) establish and improve tobacco control management system, staff training in tobacco control. 12th no one has the right to have people smoking in the smoke-free places to stop smoking, the right to ask the managers of this site dissuade or stop smoking.

    Anyone has the right to report any violation of the provisions of the relevant administrative departments.

    13th to encourage the whole society to participate in and support tobacco control work.

     Advance create smoke-free units, units are encouraged to develop and implement the internal control system. Municipal tobacco control work in outstanding units be commended or awarded.

    Recognize or reward measures shall be formulated separately by the municipal people's Government.

    14th of municipal and County patriotic health campaign Committee reports, complaints system should be established, and will be released to public reports, complaints. 15th patriotic public health campaign Committee shall organize the State organs, enterprises, institutions, social groups and other social organizations to carry out control anti-smoking campaigns, informing the public about the hazards of smoking and tobacco smoke, to improve people's awareness of a smoke-free environment.

    Radio, television, newspapers, journals, websites and other media, tobacco smoke, smoking is harmful to health, and smoking is banned in public propaganda.

    16th institutions of higher learning and secondary vocational schools, primary and secondary schools and kindergartens shall govern smoking awareness education into the school health education program, through a variety of forms to teach students about smoking and knowledge of the health hazards of tobacco smoke and refused tobacco smoke damage skills.

    17th prohibits the use of radio, television, newspapers, journals, websites and other media advertisements or disguised tobacco advertisements.

    18th sellers of tobacco products should be prominently in the sale of tobacco products place settings "smoking is harmful for your health" and "do not sell tobacco products to minors" sign, and may not sell tobacco products to minors.

    19th to encourage smokers to give up smoking, medical and health institutions shall provide guidance and help smokers quit.

20th in violation of the provisions of article 11th, smoke-free places or regions have one of the following, by the administration of the provisions of this article fifth rectification, it fails, the site operators or managers of up to between 5000 and 1000 Yuan fine:

(A) no smoking in prohibited places or prominently posted warnings against smoking and markers;

(B) set in the no smoking areas or areas with smoking appliances; (C) for smoking in prohibited places or people smoking in the region not to dissuade or prevent.

    Laws and regulations provided in circumstances set forth in the preceding paragraph from its provisions.

    Violation of the provisions of article 17th 21st article, in radio, television, newspapers, periodicals, published on the website and other media advertisements or disguised tobacco advertisements, the industrial and commercial administrative authority shall order correction within, and punished in accordance with the provisions of relevant laws and regulations.

    22nd sellers of tobacco products not complying with the provisions "do not sell tobacco products to minors" sign, or the sale of tobacco products to minors, by the relevant administrative department in accordance with the People's Republic of China and other relevant provisions of the protection of minors will be punished.

    23rd in these no smoking areas or smoking, do not scatter, by the provisions of this article fifth administrative authority shall order it to stop smoking or to leave the smoke-free places and fines of between 50 Yuan and 200 Yuan.

    Article 24th smoking in no smoking areas or zones, do not listen to discouraging and disturbing public order, or obstructing a law enforcement officer performing official duties according to law, by the public security organs in accordance with the People's Republic of China Law on administrative penalties for public security penalties constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.

    25th is responsible for supervision and management of the Administrative Department of the tobacco control work do not perform their duties according to law, by the supervisory organ in charge of the unit, officers directly in charge of giving notice of criticism, or shall be given administrative sanctions; administrative staff working in tobacco control does not perform its duties or abuse of power, favoritism and the circumstances are serious, shall be given administrative sanctions.

26th article of the regulations, the following terms mean:

   Tobacco control is to reduce tobacco smoke to determine non-smoking places or areas, smoking in prohibited places or areas, banned smoking restrictions on tobacco advertising and sales of tobacco products.

Smoking refers to smoke or carry a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe tobacco, tobacco

Tobacco products, and tobacco alternatives such as electronic cigarettes.

Refers to the place of public access in public places or places for collective use.

Indoor refers to the shelter at the top, side one or more masking or any space around the shelter.
Workplace refers to public use during their employment or work place, public offices, production facilities, meeting rooms, reception, lounge, dining room, hallways, corridors, elevators, toilets and so on.

    27th article of the regulations come into force on July 1, 2014. September 22, 1995, Nanning, Nanning municipal people's Government promulgated the provisional regulations on smoking ban in public places be abrogated.