Dáil Passes Legislation To Give Gardaí The Power To Close Pubs That Are Not Adhering To Public Health Guidelines
The Dáil has passed legislation that gives the Gardaí the power to close pubs that are not adhering to COVID-19-related public health guidelines.
According to The Irish Times, there were 126 votes in favour of the legislation and 12 votes against it.
Requirement To Keep Records Of Orders
New rules have also been introduced that require restaurants and pubs that serve food to keep a record of all of the meals that are ordered by their customers for four weeks after the meals' order dates. Venues must be able to provide a record of an ordered meal to a member of An Garda Síochána for up to 28 days after the meal was purchased.
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