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37.32 General Operating Restrictions
37.32.2 State the restrictions on smoking in a helicopter. CA Act 1990 S65N
65N No smoking or vaping
(1) Every person commits an offence who smokes or vapes—
- (a) when instructed not to smoke or vape by a crew member, passenger information signs, or placards; or
- (b) while on any aircraft that is carrying passengers for hire or reward on any internal flight; or
- (c) in contravention of section 96A(6).
- No person shall smoke or vape while on any aircraft operated by a New Zealand international airline carrying passengers on any route designated as a non-smoking route pursuant to this section.
(2) Every person who commits an offence against subsection (1) is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $2,500.
(3) In subsection (1), to smoke and to vape have meanings set out in section 96A(1).
- to smoke means to smoke, hold, or otherwise have control over an ignited product, weed, or plant; and smoked and smoking have corresponding meanings.
- to vape means to inhale using a vaping device or a heated tobacco product, and vaping has a corresponding meaning.