Various authorities have decided that Dry law as a security protocol for relief Election process this Sunday June 6th. The Drying Act prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages in various bars, but not personal consumption.
The companies that have already announced the planned measures for the weekend are Aguascalientes, Colima, Hidalgo, Jalisco, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas and more. Some states have not said anything about the plans and others may New lion they will announce it later this week. The majority decided to start the dry law at 12:00 a.m. on June 5th and end it on June 6th at 12:00 p.m., but you need to read up on the specific rules of each state.
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Alcoholic beverages may not be sold in restaurants, canteens, warehouses, other or commercial shops. The penalties for violating this law can be a fine of 1,882 to 2,688 pesos, an arrest for 5 to 36 hours, or community service for 12 to 18 hours. The sanction depends on the level of the violation.
This law has been used in elections since 1915 to allow for a more honest and secure electoral process. With this being the largest elections in Mexico’s history and beyond during a pandemic, authorities want to take all necessary precautions.