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Prohibition of smoking in vehicles carrying children, and growing tobacco

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The Committee for Health & Social Care - P.2024/25

The States is asked to decide:-

Whether, after consideration of the Policy Letter entitled "Prohibition of Smoking in Vehicles Carrying Children, and Growing Tobacco," dated 8th April 2024 it is of the opinion:-

1.   To agree that it should be a criminal offence for a person to smoke a tobacco product in an enclosed motor vehicle carrying a child and create criminal offences relating to this, as set out in paragraphs 4.20 to 4.21 of this Policy Letter.

2.   To agree to create a Band C fixed penalty offence for the offences referred to in Proposition 1 under section 7(2)(a) of the Offences (Fixed Penalties) (Guernsey) Law, 2009.

3.   To agree to prohibit the commercial growing of tobacco in Guernsey by making it a criminal offence, liable to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the uniform scale, subject to exemptions considered appropriate by the Committee for Health & Social Care.

4.   To direct the preparation of such legislation as may be necessary to give effect to the above decisions.

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P.2024 25 - Prohibition of smoking in vehicles carrying children, and growing tobacco

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