By Laura Kemp • 09 May 2022 • 15:54
Local Police explain the rules. Credit: Palma Council
The aim of this alcohol consumption campaign in Palma is to avoid the advertising of alcoholic beverages, both on public roads and in private establishments; sale or service of alcohol to underage people; sale of alcohol in general on public roads; promotion of indiscriminate alcohol consumption.
The campaign began in areas surrounding the playa de Palma on Monday, May 2 and will be developed over the coming weeks across all of the city.
The sanctions contained within the ordinance regulating the civic use of public spaces (ORUCEP) range from €100 (minor infractions) to €3,000 (very serious).
ZEIT (inappropriate alcohol consumption and advertising) affects public establishments known as beer gardens, prohibits all dynamic advertising on Playa de Palma and contains a number of restrictions.
Penalties for organising pub crawls, party boats, advertising and selling alcohol to children can range from €6,001 to €600,000 and any tourist found ‘balconing’ can face similar fines.
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