The rule comes into effect in restaurants from Monday – guests must provide names and contact details – take-away not affected – regulation valid until the end of the year.
Vienna. The regulation is intended to facilitate the search for contact persons in case of coronavirus infections. The establishments are required to keep the documents for four weeks.
The name, telephone number, e-mail address and table number must be entered. The data may only be used in the event of a guest becoming infected. The regulation is valid for the time being until the end of the year. Landlords who refuse to implement the regulation are threatened with fines – the amount of which is regulated in the Epidemic Law.
There is no legal recourse against guests who make false statements. Also identity cards do not have to be controlled, as was emphasized in the office of health city councillor Peter Hacker (SPÖ). One hopes however that the guests will register themselves, since it is in their interest, it was said
— Hector Pascua, with reports from news agencies and oe24.at. Picture: falstaff.at
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