New corona measures for catering sector and events (9 July 2021)
Restaurants and bars will have to shut at midnight again and nightclubs and discos will have to close their doors after the number of coronavirus infections in the Netherlands soared sevenfold in one week, prime minister Mark Rutte and minister Hugo de Jonge told at a press conference on Friday evening. More >>
Study into the feasibility of implementation of the MUP in the Netherlands (6 July 2021)
The Dutch government is considering whether to implement MUP. As MUP directly targets persons who drink too much, it is a promising measure for reducing problematic drinking. However, the effects of MUP depend on the minimum unit price that has to be paid. The government has not yet determined this. It is also important to provide clear information about the measure. This was the conclusion of a study carried out by the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and the Trimbos Institute. More >>
New Alcohol Act comes into effect today (1 July 2021)
As of today, the Alcohol Act replaces the Alcohol Licensing and Catering Act. There are several new regulations. Three more legislative changes will be made at a later date. More >>
Catering venues are allowed to be open regularly; alcohol ban lifted (18 June 2021)
As of June 26th catering venues are allowed to be open regularly, but under conditions. More >>
Third step of the reopening plan: 5 June (28 May 2021)
In The Netherlands the number of people being admitted to hospital with COVID-19 is falling rapidly. And more and more people are being vaccinated. Dutch government has therefore decided to bring forward step 3 of the reopening plan by a couple of days. From Saturday 5 June, most locations in the Netherlands will be open again. Nightclubs and discotheques remain closed. More >>
Restaurants and cafes may serve outdoors (20 April 2021)
During tonight's press conference, Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced that restaurants and bars may serve outdoors during daytime as of 28 April. More >>

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