Indonesia - planning to file a judicial review against a joint ministerial decree regulating smoke-free zones..

The Next Generation of Smokers..
March 14, 2011 - A community of clove cigarette smokers said on Thursday it was planning to file a judicial review against a joint ministerial decree regulating smoke-free zones.

January 21, 2011 - A group of lawyers has mounted a bid to challenge the city’s new anti-smoking decree, saying it violated human rights.

November 29, 2010 - Indonesia - by banning smoking inside buildings smokers could be considered criminals.;
October 17, 2010 - Jakarta, Indonesia - as of November 1, 2010 will start enforcing smoking ban inside buildings.. The gubernatorial decree, issued in October last year, reinforces a 2005 bylaw on air pollution control, which in turn was issued to enforce an earlier decree specifying certain public areas as smoke-free zones.

Under the 2005 bylaw, smokers can be fined Rp 50 million ($5,400) or even jailed for six months for violating the ban, but enforcement has been virtually nonexistent.

January 19, 2011 - Ignorance feeds cigarette habit among young in Indonesia

“We strongly reject the joint ministerial decree, especially if it led to the legal consideration to issue another rule banning smoking rooms in buildings,” Habiburrahman, a lawyer for Komunitas Kretek (Clove Cigarette Community) told a press conference.

He said the joint ministerial decree, which was issued by the Health Ministry and Home Affairs Ministry on Jan. 28 and prohibits smoking in many public areas, was issued hastily without proper consideration.

“We will file a judicial review immediately and we will ask everybody whose rights have been violated by this decree [to join],” he said.

The lawyer has already filed a judicial review to challenge the 2011 gubernatorial decree issued by Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo banning smoking rooms inside public buildings, saying it violated the rights of ethical smokers.

Reference: Smokers Set to Challenge Regulations Dessy Sagita, thejakartaglobe.com, 3/11/2011.

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