Cabinet approves bill imposing steep rise in penalties for decree violations

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The Cabinet on Friday approved a bill seeking to see penalties for violations of coronavirus measures skyrocket, as part of government efforts to increase deterrents to disregarding decrees and regulations under the Quarantine Law as the island gradually returns to normality.

Before coming into effect, the bills will need a green light from Parliament.

The bills foresee the increase of the penalty for violations of coronavirus decrees to up to one year imprisonment and/or a fine not exceeding €50,000, a steep rise from the previous penalty of up...


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Cabinet approves bill imposing steep rise in penalties for decree violations


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