amendment of Common law to protect consumers and users By which cash payment is guaranteed at any establishment, as it prevents customers from denying this possibility, effective this Saturday, May 28.
In particular, on 2 November, Article 82.4 of the Royal Decree-Law 24/2021 comes into force, which includes the recognition of breach and restrictions in matters of consumer protection.
This article amends Article 47 of the Common Law on Violations in Consumer Protection Matters to protect consumers and users, by considering “refusal to accept payment” as a violation. cash As a means of payment within the limits established by tax regulations and the prevention and fight against tax fraud.
In general, this violation would be considered lightHowever it can be serious or very serious under certain conditions, such as taking advantage of the need for certain products or services, repeatedly committing a behavior or creating serious, unreasonable and far-reaching social distancing, among others.
considered for approval breach Light charges range between 150 and 10,000 euros, “being able to exceed these amounts reaches between two and four times as long as illegal gains are made.”
The right to pay cash will cost those who break the law