3. The operator of a place referred to in section 2, except one referred to in paragraph 2, 4, 6 or 8, may set up a closed smoking room for persons lodged in the place.
The smoking room may be used only for tobacco smoking and only by persons lodged in the place.
The smoking room must be delimited by floor-to-ceiling partitions or walls so as to be fully enclosed, and must be equipped with a ventilation system that maintains negative air pressure at all times and exhausts smoke directly to the outside of the building. In addition, the smoking room door must be equipped with a properly functioning self-closing device.
For the purposes of this Act, the term “operator of a place or business” includes a mandatary of the operator who manages the place or business.
1998, c. 33, s. 3; 2005, c. 29, s. 5.