People who do not comply with the new circulation guidelines according to the termination of the DNI may fines of up to 15 thousand pesos, while businesses that fail to comply could be fined from 50,000 to 250,000 pesos.
The sanctions are stipulated in the regulations that came into effect in the city from this Wednesday until July 17, in accordance with national decree 576 that establishes social, preventive and compulsory isolation in the urban agglomerate of Neuquén, which includes Centennial and Plottier.
As detailed by the provincial government, the offenses must be carried out by police officers, as well as the decree that established the obligation to wear masks and determined fines for not using them.
The procedure is in charge of the Ministry of Government and Security, which issues an administrative act to apply the sanction and the voluntary payment stub that must be paid at the Bank of the Province of Neuquén (BPN). Prior to this, the sanctioned people or businesses have a period of 24 hours to make the release via email to the address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meanwhile, the lack of payment in term of the fines will be reason for claim by way of enforcement through the State Prosecutor’s Office of the province. The proceeds from the fines will go to the health emergency fund.
As detailed from the Province, the objective is to “contain and mitigate the spread of the coronavirus epidemic (Covid-19). The interest is to protect public health and the restriction on ambulatory freedom tends to preserve public order, in how much the protected legal good is the collective right to public health “.
On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays people whose documents end in numbers 0, 2, 4, 6 and 8 can circulate, while on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays those who have a document finished in numbers 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9. On Sunday traffic is prohibited for all people.