Gezichtsbedekking in Austria again soon allowed by icy cold

VIENNA – In large parts of Europe are the thick scarves and hats currently, according to the media not to drag. In Austria had to for this sought-after items at minus 20 as an exception to the rules to be activated. Gezichtsbedekking is, after all, since October 1, is legally prohibited. Both forehead as chin must to see. The wearing of a burqa or nikab is a punishment of a maximum of 150 euro. That also applies to carnavalsmaskers.

The harsh winter weather and the bitter cold it has a temporary end. The Austrians, also the faithful, the muslims, and their wintersportgasten may the face until further notice, to pack up again to prevent the nose from freezing. In the article of the law was also taken into account that possibility.

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