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Short Update: France imposes 9pm curfew on Paris region and other French cities

FairTrialsAdmin - October 15, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, New criminal offences, Extended police powers

France imposes curfews and fines as a result of an increased number of coronavirus cases. The curfew aims to not only reduce gatherings in public places but also in private areas with people urged to limit gatherings to a maximum of six people. Those who need to be out and about during curfew hours will need to have a form to justify it. Breaching the law would result in a €135 fine, rising to as much as €7,500 — and a six-month prison term — for people found to be flouting the rules three times. 

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