NSW SMOKING PENALTIES – Smoke-free Environment Act 2000

05-Oct-2016

SMOKING PENALTIES
What penalties apply under the Smoke-free Environment Act 2000, a copy of the regulation can be found on the NSW Health Website.

Section Offence Description Who can be fined Maximum Penalty
7 A person who smokes in a smoke-free area Smoker $550.00
8 A person who smokes in a smoke-free area Occupier*
• Natural person
• Body corporate

$1,100
$5,500
9 Failure to display a no-smoking and other prescribed signs as required Occupier*
• Natural person
• Body corporate

$550
$2,750
10 Failure to take reasonable steps to prevent the spread of smoke into smoke-free areas of premises Occupier*
• Natural person
• Body corporate

$1,100
$5,500

*’Occupier’ is defined under the Act as a person having the management or control, or otherwise being in charge, of premises or part of the premises.

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