Government approves car smoking ban draft laws

Wednesday 27 June 2012 12.31
John Crown was one of the Senators who introduced the Bill
John Crown was one of the Senators who introduced the Bill

The Government has approved the drafting of new laws to ban smoking in cars where children are present.

Minister for Health James Reilly was given the go-ahead to draw up amendments to a Seanad Private Members' Bill on the issue.

The Bill, introduced by Senators John Crown, Jillian van Turnhout and Mark Daly, advocated a ban on all smoking in cars when children are in the vehicle.

Keywords: car smoking ban
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