More getting caught for smoking in public service vehicles


Under the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, anyone caught smoking in a prohibited place or vehicle is liable to a fine of up to $1,000.
Under the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, anyone caught smoking in a prohibited place or vehicle is liable to a fine of up to $1,000.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Nearly 500 people have been taken to task for smoking in public service vehicles such as taxis and buses since 2013.

In response to a query from The Straits Times, the National Environment Agency said that under the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, anyone caught smoking in a prohibited place or vehicle is liable to a fine of up to $1,000.

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