Belgian minister: ‘Police will ring the doorbell at Christmas if necessary’
The Belgian Minister of the Interior, Annelies Verlinden warned that the authorities will ensure compliance with Covid measures at Christmas.
Published: November 23, 2020, 10:05 am
While one in three Belgians say they will not celebrate Christmas in a very small circle according to a study by the University of Antwerp, the authorities have warned citizens as the end of the year holidays approach.
Verlinden told journalists from Flemish weekly the Zondag that households will be scrutinized using the excuse of “noise pollution”.
“If necessary, in the event of noise pollution, for example, the police will ring at the doors. But getting into homes is not a priority. The law does not allow it either,” explained Annelies Verlinden.
Concretely, “the police will monitor compliance with these measures” she concluded.
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