What about other sources of air pollution?

Smoking is banned beginning May 25, 2001, in any of the following locations:

  • Inside a public building;
  • Enclosed public places including public vehicles and other means of transport;
  • In any enclosed area outside of one’s private residence, private place of work; or
  • Any duly designated area which will be enclosed.

    The local government units are mandated to implement this provision of the law.

   Penalty to violation of this provision is six months and one day to one year imprisonment, or a fine of ten thousand pesos (P10,000). 


Lifted from:

Department of Environment and Natural Resources. (2003, August). Primer on the Clean Air Act. Diliman: DENR-Public Affairs Office.