The Government of the Mexico City (CDMX) disclosed that from this January 1, 2021 and until next Sunday 3 there will be a dry law, which will be applied as part of the strategies to try to lower the number of infections of the new coronavirus COVID-19 during the New Year celebrations.
The Dry Law, what It will be applied from 6:00 p.m. this Friday and will end on Sunday at 11:59 p.m., will be valid in eight mayors of the CDMX:
- Gustavo A. Madero
- Magdalena Contreras
- Miguel Hidalgo
In which establishments in CDMX does the dry law apply?
In accordance with the provisions of the Official Gazette, dry law in CDMX applies to commercial establishments that operate as:
- Grocery stores
- Supermarkets licensed for the sale of wines and spirits
- Self-service stores
- Department stores
- Roadside stands
The dry law in CDMX It also applies to establishments where they are sold alcoholic drinks of any graduation, including home delivery; in addition to those in which alcoholic beverages are sold or given away for human consumption.
Waters with sanctions for not respecting the dry law in CDMX!
In this Friday’s publication, the Official Gazette of the CDMX states that people who do not respect the dry law will be referred to the corresponding Civic Court or Public Ministry for the imposition of the sanction; this, in accordance with the provisions set forth in the Law of Mercantile Establishments of the Federal District, the Law of Civic Culture of the capital of the country.
Consumers who do not respect the dry law in CDMX could be entitled to a fine equivalent of 21 to 30 Units of Measure (between 1,824 and 2,606 pesos), arrest from 25 to 36 hours or community service from 12 to 18 hours.