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Last updated: March 26th 2020

Penalties

Sales Restrictions

Fine, Business License Suspension or Revocation
Analysis

Violators of the sales restrictions are subject to a fine of fifty percent (50%) of the national minimum wage. In addition, the municipalities and the Ministry of Health may shut down premises that fail to comply with the obligations stipulated in the law.

Law Source, Section

Location-based Sales Restrictions

Fine, Business License Suspension or Revocation
Analysis

Violations of location-based sales restrictions are punishable by a fine of fifty percent (50%) of the national minimum wage. In addition, the municipalities and the Ministry of Health may shut down premises that fail to comply with the obligations stipulated in the law.

Minimum Retail Package Size

Fine, Business License Suspension or Revocation
Analysis

Violations of the minimum retail package size are punishable by a fine of fifty percent (50%) of the national minimum wage. In addition, the municipalities and the Ministry of Health may shut down premises that fail to comply with the obligations stipulated in the law.

Minimum Legal Sales Age

Fine, Business License Suspension or Revocation
Analysis

Violations of the ban on sales to persons below the age of 18 are punishable by a fine of fifty percent (50%) of the national minimum wage. In addition, the municipalities and the Ministry of Health may shut down premises that fail to comply with the obligations stipulated in the law.