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Citizens in Croatia's capital Zagreb who enjoy having a beer in the park will no longer be able to enjoy the privilege with the proposal of a new law making it illegal to consume or carry alcohol in a public place, reports website dalje.com.
Those found breaching the proposed new law will face fines between 100 and 1,000 kuna (15 - 150 Euros). "The ban will apply to all public areas except, of course, in restaurants or at certain events. The proposal has been sent to the City Office of Planning for approval with the Zagreb Police Department already supporting the notion," explains Zvonimir Sostar, who is leading the working party for the development of programmes to combat alcohol abuse among young people.
Up until now the people of Zagreb have been able to sit in the park with a picnic and have a beer, which is not possible in many European cities.
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