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Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance


In accordance with the Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance, no person shall smoke or carry a lighted cigarette, cigar, or pipe in statutory no smoking areas, or else will be liable to a fixed penalty of $1,500. Most of the indoor venues, such as restaurants, shopping malls, cinemas, concert halls, public transport and most public places including beaches and parks are designated as ‘Statutory No Smoking Areas’.

PolyU campus and Student Halls are designated as Non-smoking Areas. According to “Regulations Governing Hall Residence”, all hall residents SHOULD NOT smoke in their rooms or within the hall boundary. Breaching of this regulation will be subject to disciplinary action.

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