GNR detects 60 infractions in the first month of the new law on motorhomes and wild campingBy TPN/Lusa, In News, Arts & Lifestyle, Crime · 20 Feb 2021, 12:00 · 5 Comments
The National Republican Guard (GNR) detected 60 infractions under the environmental legislation, namely for caravanning and occasional camping outside the designated sites, in the first month of the entry into force of the new legislation, the authority revealed to Lusa.
Between 9 January and 9 February, GNR applied fines totalling 3,540 Euros, with the vast majority of infractions detected in Faro (55), three in Odemira (Beja district) and two in Moita (Setúbal district).
The offenders were from various countries, namely Luxembourg, Germany, France, England, Poland, Spain, Italy, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Finland and also Portugal, the GNR said.
"With the recent legislative change, the GNR is carrying out awareness and enforcement actions in a progressive manner, by adapting to the new regulations, in coordination with local authorities," the entity noted.