8. The operator of a place or business to which the admission of minors is prohibited pursuant to the Act respecting offences relating to alcoholic beverages (chapter I‐8.1) and the operator of a bingo hall may permit smoking anywhere in such place, business or hall.
However, if the place, business or hall includes 35 seats or more where meals for consumption on the premises are ordinarily offered to the public in return for remuneration, the provisions applicable to premises described in paragraph 8.1 of section 2 apply to the area where the meals are offered.
Where the place, business or hall referred to in the second paragraph is situated within premises described in paragraph 8.1 of section 2 and the establishments are operated by the same operator, the area where meals are offered in the place, business or hall and the premises described in paragraph 8.1 of section 2 are deemed to constitute one and the same place, and the provisions that apply to premises described in paragraph 8.1 of section 2 thus apply thereto.
1998, c. 33, s. 8; 2001, c. 42, s. 6.