Privatizing enforcement of smoking laws rejected

31.05.2012                      10.Siwan. 5772

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Privatizing enforcement of smoking laws rejected

Justice Ministry refuses to privatize enforcement, even though number of fines for illegal smoking are "ridiculously low".

Although Health Ministry director-general Prof. Ronni Gamzu said on Wednesday that the number of fines for illegal smoking handed out by municipal inspectors in public areas is “ridiculously low”, his hands are tied: The Justice Ministry rejects the idea of privatizing enforcement….