From January 2012, it will not be easy to find a place to smoke. Due to the strict restrictions, the expectation of smoking is reduced. Currently, students are the most common rule breakers, but of course the parents pay for the crime.
Budapest, September 27, 2011: One morning train on Kunszentmiklús-Tass and Budapest on a morning train between Rбckeve Ministries and XX, XXIII. The District Neapolitan Institute and the MÁV Start Zrt. The police cooperated with the Non-Smokers Protection Act to verify compliance with the Soul Law.
In April, the House passed a law amending the Non-Smoking Law. This means that all closed lanterns will be subject to a total smoking ban in public places. This also applies to all workplaces and freelance units, including public facilities, places of entertainment, pubs, bars, public transport, bus stops, pedestrian areas, etc.
Who makes you stick to it?
Verification will be the task of the BNTSZ and the Neapolitan Medical Authorities, for which the service staff is ready. Mid-term supervisors have been reviewing compliance with current regulations for the first half of 2011, for example, more than 18,000 times. There have been 42 health whistleblowing cases, ranging from $ 20,000 to $ 2.5 million, depending on whether you are a private individual or a company. The weight of the act and the perpetrator's personal circumstances are also considered during the procedure. Recent years have shown that the situation is steadily improving.
No longer on the train!
On most trains of MÁV-Start Zrt. Smoking is already forbidden: besides all InterCity and international trains, most of the suburban and minor lines also carry non-smoking wagons. The main task of ticket examiners is to take firm action against those who violate the smoking ban, calling for the passenger to immediately stop the rule change, and to pay a fine of HUF 8,000. According to the provisions of the Non-Smoking Law, the person examining the ticket as an official of a public transport vehicle is a person who has a legitimate interest in it. MÁV-START Zrt. Tightened its controls on smoking in the spring of this year with the help of the police in civilian clothes, and is planning to continue doing so in the future. Experience has shown that a significant proportion of passengers who break the rules are eliminated by students or commuters.
It will be effective from January
Changes to the Non-Smoking Law are effective January 1, 2012, but will only be released after a grace period of three months. It is important to emphasize that the number one goal of the ICNT is not to convict the smokers, but to persuade the smokers to suffer disproportionately to their health, and also to smoke. Therefore, in addition to the existing quit-aid programs, newer ones are planning to launch. The www.leteszemacigit.hu website provides useful information for smokers and non-smokers alike.
By tightening the law, Hungary will also comply with the European Union and WHO health and professional standards, and at the same time significantly reduce the economic burden of smoking.