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Last Updated: Thursday, 10 March 2005, 11:14 GMT
Full list of non-smoking areas
Ministers have published the full list of places where smoking would be banned if a bill wins parliamentary approval.

Consultation on the regulations governing the Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Bill will take place over the coming months.

The Scottish Executive is hoping to secure MSPs' backing for its proposals before the summer.

The premises which would be classed as non-smoking under the regulations are:

  • Restaurants

  • Bars and public houses

  • Shops and shopping centres

  • Hotels

  • Libraries, archives, museums and galleries

  • Cinemas, concert halls, theatres, bingo halls, casinos, dance halls, discos and other premises used for public entertainment

  • Premises used as a broadcasting studio or film studio or for the recording of a performance

  • Halls and any other premises used for social or recreational purposes

  • Conference centres, public halls and exhibition halls

  • Public toilets

  • Club premises

  • Offices, factories and other premises or vehicles in which more than one employee works

  • Educational institutions

  • Premises providing secure accommodation services

  • Hospitals, hospices and health centres

  • Creches, day nurseries, day centres and other premises used for the day care of children or adults

  • Premises used for, or in connection with, public worship or religious instruction, or the social or recreational activities of a religious body

  • Sports centres

  • Airport passenger terminals and any other public transportation facilities

  • Public transportation vehicles.


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