Smoking Prohibition Extension

Smoking Prohibition in Non-Air-Conditioned Indoor Public Places and Outdoor Public Facilities

From 1 January 2009, smoking is prohibited in all indoor public places, regardless of whether they are air-conditioned.

a. Indoor public places

Examples of these places include:

  • Non air-conditioned shops; non air-conditioned shopping centres (e.g. neighbourhood shopping centres)
  • Non air-conditioned factories
  • Non air-conditioned offices
  • Hotel lobbies
  • Markets
  • Multi-storey and basement car parks
  • Ferry terminals

b. Lift Lobbies.

c. Entrances and exits to indoor area of buildings and facilities where smoking is prohibited. (within 5 metres of the entrances or exits)

d. Playgrounds and Exercise Areas, including adjacent amenities for users

Examples of exercise areas include:

  • Fitness corners
  • Basketball courts
  • Badminton courts
  • Sepak Takraw courts
  • Volleyball courts
  • Tennis courts
  • Street Soccer courts