A fine of 250 euros for those who do not respect the ban on non-essential travel

In the event of a repeat offense, they will be directly summoned to appear before the police court.

Lhe College of Prosecutors General issued on Tuesday additional directives to the ministerial decree which prohibits non-essential travel, now providing for prosecution in the event of an offense.

People who do not comply with the ban on non-essential travel, as provided for in article 21 of the ministerial decree of October 28, 2020, now risk having to pay an amount of 250 euros. In the event of a repeat offense, they will be directly summoned to appear before the police court, specifies the College.

“It remains crucial in the interest of public health and therefore in the interest of all that the measures imposed by the authorities to limit the spread of the coronavirus are rigorously respected,” insists its president, Johan Delmulle.

Recreational and / or tourist travel to and from Belgium is prohibited until March 1.

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