Malaysia’s Prohibition of Smoking in All Eating Places

The Control of Tobacco Product (Amendment) Regulations 2018 [P.U.(A) 329/2018] (the 2018 Regulations) will come into force on 1 January 2019. The 2018 Regulations will bring into force a wide prohibition of smoking in an “eating place”.

Wide Definition of Eating Place: No Smoking Three Metres from Any Such Area

The term “eating place” is widely defined. It means any premises whether inside or outside building, where food is prepared, served or sold and includes (which means the following are not the only situations that apply): Continue reading