Northland DHB Public and Population Health Services goal is to reduce uptake/initiation amongst children/youth in Te Tai Tokerau.
The Smokefree Environments Act (SFEA) 1990 aims to:
The SFEA can be viewed here.
The SFEAA does a number of things that will impact on the retail environment, including:
Northland DHB Smokefree Officers investigate complaints in relation to the following matters:
If you wish to make a complaint about a possible breach of the Smokefree Environments Act 1990, please contact our Smokefree Enforcement Officers in our Health Protection Team on (09) 430 4100. The minimum information required for an investigation to proceed is:
If the complainant wishes to remain anonymous, there will be no further contact from NDHB smokefree officers. This is also the case should the complaint be received via a third party. All complaints will be treated as anonymous unless we hear directly from the witness to the breach.
The complainant may be required to attend a court hearing at a future date should the complaint lead to a prosecution under the Smoke Free Environments Act 1990. Required complainant details are name, contact telephone number and/or email address.