17. The operator of a place to which this chapter or a regulation made under the fourth paragraph of section 16 applies must post signs visible to the persons frequenting the place, indicating the areas where smoking is prohibited.
It is prohibited to remove or alter such signs.
The Government may, by regulation, determine the standards applicable to such signs.
An operator who contravenes the first or second paragraph or a regulation made under the third paragraph commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $500 to $12,500. Those amounts are doubled for a subsequent offence.