New Bill allows NEA officers to enter private premises without warrant and enforce anti-smoking laws

Parliament passed a new Bill to amend the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act yesterday, which empowers National Environment Agency (NEA) officers to enter smoking-prohibited places even if they are private premises in order to investigate smoking-related offences. Officers currently have to obtain permission to enter private premises but the new bill will allow them to enter any … Continue reading New Bill allows NEA officers to enter private premises without warrant and enforce anti-smoking laws