The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia, ernst. “For the implementation of the contact ban, the state government has released a criminal – and fine-catalog,” as it says on the website of the NRW state Chancellery. The amounts are based on the provisions of the infection protection act.

Basically, the richest Federal state of NRW in the population: For violations penalties ranging from a minimum of 200 and a maximum of 25,000 euros will be charged. The infection protection act in connection with the corona protection regulation (CoronaSchVO) governs.

fines for citizens that don’t follow the guidelines to keep

  • Public collection of more than 2 persons (unless the exceptions covered): € 200, – per participant
  • who does not comply with the minimum distance of 1.50 meters: 200 Euro
  • public gatherings of more than 10 persons: the Offense (a fine of up to € 25,000 or imprisonment for up to 5 years)
  • barbecue/picnic: up to 250 € for each participating Person
  • consumption of out-of-home food and beverages within a radius of less than 50 meters of a dining establishment: the 200 Euro for customer

Who the risk groups at risk

  • Unauthorized visits to nursing homes and hospitals: 200 Euro per visitor .
  • in addition, each 400 Euro penalty, who takes part in a public event.

The above amounts are valid for a first violation – and in particularly severe cases, you will be doubled. In the case of Recurrence, up to 25,000 Euro fine can be imposed.

For operators in retail and hospitality

  • operation of Bars, Clubs, discos: € 5000
  • operation of game halls: € 5000
  • operation of the Fitness and tanning studios: € 5000
  • operation of Restaurant, Café, pub: the 4000 rubles
  • operation of hairdressing salons, cosmetic studios: € 2000
  • non-compliance with the hygiene regulations: € 1000
  • non-compliance with the required distances in the framework of the out-of-home terms of sale: 1000 Euro for business owners and management
  • provider at a weekly market with unauthorized products range: the 500 Euro to the owner of the market stand

For operators of homes and hospitals

  • Despite the presence of the necessary material not Ensure the necessary measures: 2000 Euro for facility management
  • non-compliance with the requirements protection measures and hygiene instruction: 800 Euro for facility management

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“Zero tolerance” towards law-breakers

Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU) justified the drastic measures in such a way: “The situation is serious. It’s a matter of life and death. The strict prohibition of Contact is sure to help reduce the risk of infection quickly.” Laschet stressed that most of the citizens kept to the specifications. But the state had the “Unreasonable” punish “and consistently and hard.” Laschet warned Against law-breakers in the fight against the Corona Virus applies a “Zero tolerance”.

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