Decree-Law (DL) 20/2020 says that “the use of masks or visors is mandatory when using public passenger transport”, stressing that non-compliance “constitutes an offense, punishable by a minimum fine” of 120 euros and a maximum of 350 euros.

The diploma, which comes into force on Sunday, May 3, also states that “the use of masks or visors is mandatory for access or permanence in spaces and commercial establishments and the provision of services, services and buildings serving the public and in educational establishments and daycare centers by teaching and non-teaching staff and students over the age of six ”.

This obligation "is waived when, depending on the nature of the activities, its use is impracticable", reads in the diploma.

The document warns that it is up to the people or entities, public or private, that are responsible for the respective spaces or establishments, services and public buildings or means of transport, to promote compliance with these rules.

In the event of non-compliance, persons or entities “must inform users not wearing a mask that they cannot access, remain or use the spaces, establishments or collective passenger transport and inform the authorities and security forces accordingly if users insist on not comply with that obligation ”, says the DL.