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The No-Smoking in Premises Regulations 2007 - Seminars 4 October 2007

The Department of Local Government and the Environment, in partnership with the DHSS Public Health Directorate, is to run a number of Seminars to help businesses with the new No-Smoking legislation. These Seminars will take place at the Villa Marina Promenade Suite on the 18th and 19th October 2007, with sessions between 9.00 a.m. and 12.00 noon each morning, and 2.00 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. each afternoon. Presentations will be made by experts with experience of the smoke-free legislation in Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. Members of the Public Health Directorate will also be in attendance to provide advice on stop smoking services.

Ivan Bratty, the Department’s Food Safety Manager responsible for the implementation of the Regulations, said,

“In preparation for this legislation coming into effect on the 30th March 2008, we would like to offer support and advice to employers, managers and those in control of premises to enable them to become smoke-free”.

Anyone wishing to attend should contact the Department on 685894 or e-mail ivan.bratty@gov.im indicating which session they would like to attend.

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