Bill sets fines of up to 500 euros for mask failure and StayAway Covid


The Executive has urgency in the discussion of this diploma and has proposed that it be debated in the Assembly of the Republic on Friday, October 23, informed a government source.

In the text, to which Lusa had access, fines of between 100 and 500 euros are foreseen for cases of non-compliance with the law.

Article 4 of the proposal states that “it is mandatory, in the context of work or equivalent, school and academic, the use of the application Stayaway Covid by the owners of equipment that allows it“.

And it is determined that this obligation “covers in particular workers in public functions, officials and agents of the Public Administration, including the State, regional and local business sector, professionals from the Armed Forces and security forces”.

A third provision provides that the user with a confirmed case must, “under the terms defined by the Directorate-General for Health (DGS)”, fill in the codes in the application.

In the explanatory memorandum, the Executive argues that it is “essential to establish” a “sanctioning regime that ensures the scrupulous compliance, by the population, of the measures that are indispensable for the containment of the infection”, regarding the “obligations to wear a mask and use it. of the mobile application “.Mask on the streets

Regarding the use of a mask on the streets, it is mandatory to always “prove impractical” to keep the physical distance between people.

The use of a mask or visor is mandatory for people over the age of ten for access, circulation or permanence in public spaces and roads whenever the physical distance recommended by the National Health Authority proves impractical“, the text of the proposal reads.

The diploma is fixed three exceptions to this obligation, in the case of “in the case of people with cognitive disabilities, development and mental disorders”, who must have a medical certificate of multipurpose disability or medical declaration.

The exception is also foreseen for people with “clinical condition” who “do not agree with the use of masks”, attested by medical declaration.

The use of a mask or visor is also waived if “it is incompatible with the nature of the activities that people are carrying out”, without explaining which ones.

The inspection of the law, according to the text of the proposal, “is the responsibility of the National Republican Guard, the Public Security Police, the Maritime Police and the municipal police.”

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