Smoke-free Policy


Application


This policy applies to all University members and visitors.

Purpose


To provide a smoke-free environment across all University campuses and facilities.

Policy


  1. No-one is to smoke on any campus or when in or on any facility of the University unless smoking is carried out for experimental or research purposes under conditions and terms laid down by the University's Human Participants' Ethics Committee
  2. Visitors are subject to all reasonably practicable steps by the University to ensure no-one smokes in a workplace. Such steps may include a request for them to not smoke or to exclude them from any workplace
  3. Members are expected to ensure, where this is reasonably within their control, that visitors and contractors are aware of, and comply with this policy
  4. Where reasonably possible contracts or access provisions, will include an undertaking to comply with this policy whilst on campus or in University facilities

Definitions


The following definitions apply to this document:

Campus includes all land or interests in land owned, occupied or used by the University and leased or licensed land or buildings

Contracts in this context extends to grants of lease, licences or occupation rights

Facilities includes all physical locations or buildings, administered by the University

Members means members of the University and includes members of Council, Council committees and other committees, students, staff, committee appointees and the University’s companies’ staff and board members

Smoke and Smoking have the meaning set out in s2 of the Smoke-free Environments Act 1990

University means the University of Auckland and includes all subsidiaries

Visitor means any person who is not a member but who is on or in a University campus or facility

Key relevant documents


Include the following: 

Document management and control


Content manager: Director of Administration

Owned by: Director of Administration

Approved by: Vice-Chancellor

Date approved: 25 May 2015

Review date: 25 May 2018