The Capitol has issued a new anti-alcohol ordinance valid until 15 September 2021. It will be forbidden, starting from a certain time, the take-away and circulation of drinks in glass outside the premises. The reason, declares the Capitol, is “on the one hand to counter the phenomenon of the” wild “nightlife that involves different areas of the territory, especially those of the historic center and, at the same time, to continue the action to contrast spread of infections avoiding the multiplication of gatherings and unjustified reactions to police controls “.
How the anti-alcohol ordinance works
Neighborhood businesses and vending machines will not be able to sell alcohol from 6pm until 7am the following day; and then the take-away of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in glass containers at food and beverage administration businesses. The provision is valid until September 15, 2021, “without prejudice to the various provisions adopted by the Prefecture on the occasion of ‘Uefa 2020‘, as well as possible subsequent reiterations and / or modifications as a consequence of the evolution of the epidemiological situation “.
Raggi: “Compromise to live the city in a safe way”
To speak on the ordinance also the mayor of Rome Virginia Raggi. “There have been several shameful episodes of wild nightlife – he said – We listened to the needs of citizens’ committees and those of traders, taking stock of the situation with the Prefect. With this provision we add a piece to stem the phenomenon and ensure greater safety for citizens, especially now that national laws against the Coronavirus they begin to become less stringent. We must continue to keep our guard up for the protection of all “. He then added that” the new ordinance we have prepared is intended to be a fair compromise to live the city in a safer way “.