LAHORE: The railway police has imposed ban over smoking in trains and railway stations, ARY Information reported on Sunday.
The workplace of the Inspector Normal of Railway Police has issued a round imposing ban over tobacco smoking in railways division.
The tobacco ban can even be enforced in any respect railway stations and places of work of the division throughout the nation together with the trains.
The ban being imposed underneath the Anti-Tobacco Ordinance 2002 underneath the advice of the Ministry of Nationwide Well being, the letter mentioned.
The smoking can even be banned at distributors, waiters, hawkers, coolies and others at a railway station.
The order warned of punitive motion underneath the related regulation in case of violation of the smoking ban.
The prepare driver, conductor guard and ready room managers will probably be licensed officers to implement the regulation, the letter additional mentioned.
In the meantime the ASI or larger officers of the railway police will probably be licensed to behave underneath the regulation and the police will probably be answerable for enforcement of the regulation at a selected railway station.