Hospitality Association: Extending restrictions unreasonable

The government decided last night to continue the current restaurant restrictions, which MaRa condemned "unnecessary" and "unreasonable".

The restrictions were originally scheduled to end on Monday, but Family and Social Affairs Minister Krista Kiuru (SDP) said the rise in infections and the inconsistent use of the Covid Passport have led restaurants to continue to operate with limited capacity.

Speaking on Yle’s talk show in Studio A on Wednesday night, Kiuru criticized pubs and clubs for their “loose” attitude to the passport.

The accommodation industry association MaRa responded a Press release, argues that there are no legal grounds for continuing the restrictions, as they are neither necessary nor reasonable, both conditions required by the Constitution and the Communicable Diseases Act.

The group said the Department of Health and Welfare (THL) keeps restaurants as safe as retail stores, hairdressers and hairdressers, while restrictions on nightclubs lead to relocating the gathering to private facilities where the rules are followed. cannot be controlled.

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Source: The Nordic Page





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