Sale of alcohol partly forbidden in Brussels center during Euro 2016
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Sale of alcohol partly forbidden in Brussels center during Euro 2016

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During the UEFA European Championship, Euro 2016, the sale of alcohol will be strictly prohibited from 23pm to 7 am in retail stores in the capital center. The area includes places that tend to attract football supporters, such as Grand Place, De Brouckère, the Bourse, Place Fontainas, and Saint-Géry.

The municipal council of the City of Brussels issued a decree on Monday (23 May) to this effect. The ban will last from 10 June to 10 July.

Shop keepers are required to advertise the text of the regulation. Non-compliance will result in an administrative fine of up to 350 euro. They might also lose their business permit.

The Brussels Times (Source: Belga)