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The Smoke-free (Signs) Regulations 2007

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No-smoking signs in premises

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2.—(1) Except where paragraphs (3) and (4) apply, at each entrance to smoke-free premises there shall be displayed in a prominent position at least one no-smoking sign which—

(a)is at least A5 size;

(b)displays the no-smoking symbol; and

(c)contains, in characters that can be easily read by persons using the entrance, the words—

No smoking. It is against the law to smoke in these premises.

(2) For the words required by sub-paragraph (c) of paragraph (1) there may be substituted words which differ only in that for “these premises” there are substituted words which refer to the particular smoke-free premises in which a sign is displayed (such as “this hotel”).

(3) This paragraph applies to an entrance which is—

(a)an entrance to smoke-free premises from other smoke-free premises; or

(b)an entrance solely for persons to their place of work where that place is in premises which have another entrance at which there is displayed in a prominent position a sign which complies with paragraphs (1) and (2).

(4) Where paragraph (3) applies, a no-smoking sign which displays only the no-smoking symbol may be displayed in a prominent position at the entrance instead of a no-smoking sign which complies with paragraphs (1) and (2).

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