Tuesday , January 26 2021

Śniadek: Stores will not be able to pretend to be post offices



The amendment to the Law on the prohibition of trade on Sunday and on public holidays, among other things, because the shops will not be able to pretend to be post offices, said PAP PiS MP Janusz Śniadek. On Tuesday, PIS deputies submitted a draft amendment to the act of restricting trade on Sundays and holidays.

“The draft amendment is intended to prohibit Żabki’s shops from pretending to be a post office,” said Janus Śniadek to PAP MP, who represents the applicants. In the current legislation on the prohibition of trade on Sundays and holidays one of the exceptions that are not included in the ban, are post offices.

Śniadek said that another amendment should lead to the fact that not only the owner, but also his family can sell on trading days.

As the deputy noted, the draft also contains several amendments, which detail the previous definitions.

The parliamentary draft law on amending the law on limiting trade on Sundays and public holidays and on some other days is not yet available in the electronic version, and the number of the seal has not been printed.

In accordance with the Law, which entered into force on March 1, trade on Sunday is allowed only on the first and last Sunday of each month of 2018 (except for). From January 1, 2019, the provisions of the Law restricting trade on Sundays will be tightened – trade will be allowed on one Sunday a month – the last.

The law provides for a catalog of 32 exceptions. The ban does not apply, including in the confectionery shops, ice cream shops, liquid petrol stations, florists, press stores, post offices. Violation of the ban on trading on Sundays is subject to a 1 thousand fine. PLN up to 100 thousand PLN, and with constant violation of the law – a fine for restricting freedom.


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