Smoking shall be prohibited in all enclosed areas, whether working or public, under the conditions stipulated by this Law.
Smoking shall also be prohibited in the areas which, in terms of this Law, are not considered an enclosed public area, but which constitute a functional part of an area designated for the provision of health care, upbringing and education, children's social care, social protection, including all garden areas, as well as open areas used for theatrical, cinema and other types of events.
The person responsible for overseeing the implementation of the smoking ban (hereinafter: the responsible person) shall be obliged to implement the smoking ban in the areas referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article.
The responsible person shall be obliged to ensure that an area referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article is provided without tobacco smoke, as well as free of any tobacco product stubs or ashtrays.
Notwithstanding paragraph 1 of this Article, an employer may provide a special area designated exclusively for smoking, within an enclosed working area, where the employer's business activity shall not be conducted, and where a sign shall be displayed, informing the users that smoking therein is allowed, except for those enclosed working areas where one of the following activities are carried out:
- state administration and local self-government;
- health care;
- upbringing and education;
- children's social care;
- social protection;
- sport and recreation;
- production, control and sale of medicines;
- production, storage and sale of food products;
- communal catering;
- media and areas designated for recording and public broadcasting;
- conferences and public gatherings.
A special area designated exclusively for smoking, as referred to in paragraph 5 of this Article, must meet the requirements envisaged in Article 6, paragraphs 3 through 7 of this Law.
A special area designated exclusively for smoking, as referred to in paragraph 5 of this Article, may be used by both the persons employed by the mentioned employer, as well as the users of the aforementioned area.
The responsible person in a gambling room may decide that smoking is allowed in the functional part of the room, by displaying at the entrance to the said part of the room, a sign indicating that smoking is allowed in the said part of the gambling room.
The gambling room, as referred to in paragraph 8 of this Article, constitutes a facility where the games of hazard are organised by a legal entity licensed to organise special gambling games, in gambling facilities, in accordance with the law regulating gambling.
The functional part of the gambling room shall mean the part meeting the following requirements:
1) it shall be separated from other parts of the gambling room by registration points where players must be registered when entering or exiting the said part of the gambling room;
2) that gambling games are provided directly in the area (on game tables, machines or similar);
3) that a record of registered persons present in the given part of the gambling room is available at any moment, whereby each entry or exit of each person is recorded by an electronic reader of special membership cards, supplied by the provider of the gambling games.