Not responsible: Neither the rail nor the Federal police want to control the mask duty

In the long-distance transport of the Deutsche Bahn, the requirement to Wear a mouth-nose protection applies, however, neither the staff, nor the Federal police

Not responsible: Neither the rail nor the Federal police want to control the mask duty

In the long-distance transport of the Deutsche Bahn, the requirement to Wear a mouth-nose protection applies, however, neither the staff, nor the Federal police for the enforcement of such order responsible. The Federal police was not "for compliance with the health regulations of the countries responsible," noted a spokesman for the Federal interior Ministry on Friday in Berlin. They could only intervene if it comes in the dispute over the mask to wear to a "conflict that is a danger to rail traffic".

The Deutsche Bahn, in turn, had declared a few days ago you see for the "enforcement" the competent authorities in the duty. The train itself is not entitled "as a company, to sanction violations of state regulations".

The Federal Ministry of transport confirmed this Position on Friday: The train will inform the passengers "in detail" about the mask duty and the "train attendants make the people aware," said a Ministry spokesman. For the "enforcement of legal regulation," the railway companion, however, is not. Since the mask duty on an agreement of countries, the responsibility of the land authorities.

Updated Date: 17 July 2020, 12:20

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