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In connection with the student holiday - December 8, the Sofia Regional Health Inspectorate exercises enhanced control throughout the week, inspecting catering establishments, night and drinking establishments.

Increased checks will continue tonight, as well as over the weekend. SRHI inspectors monitor compliance with indoor smoking bans, as well as the sale and use of nitrous oxide by persons under 18 years of age.

We remind you that the sanctions regulated by the Health Act are:

The Ministry of Interior takes measures for the smooth running of the student holiday

From 300 to 500 BGN for indoor smoking, for individuals and from BGN 3,000 to BGN 5,000. for the managers of a restaurant where smoking is allowed outside the designated places.

The statutory fine for violation of the ban on the sale of laughing gas is from BGN 800 to BGN 1,500, and in case of repeated violation - from BGN 1,500 to BGN 3,000. Where the infringement has been committed by a sole trader or by a legal person, a property sanction shall be imposed in the amount of BGN 3 000 to 6 000, and in case of repeated violation – from BGN 5 000 to 12 000.

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8 December

Student Holiday