Hours of Silence been announced

Tue, 2 Apr 2024 11:45 GMT
From 1 April until 30 September, the Silence Hours have been announced. Penalties will be imposed on those who violate the silence hours.
Hours of Silence been announced

As of Monday 1 April, day and night silence hours have been announced. Those who violate the silence hours will be prosecuted and penalties will be imposed.

From 1 April to 30 September, the SILENCE hour application is as follows:

Daytime: 15:00 - 17:30 and 23:00 - 07:00 at night were announced as SILENCE hours.

Violators of the hours of silence established by Police Order No. 3 issued in 1996 will be prosecuted by the police.

Violators of the quiet hours should be reported to the police (complaint).

With the implementation of summer time, the summer period SILENCE hours have also entered into practice. Accordingly, the ban will be applied between 15:00 and 17:30 during the day and between 23:00 and 07:00 at night.

In exceptional emergencies that cannot be postponed, the performance of noise-causing work, in particular public service work, may be authorised with the specially justified permission of the commander of the police station concerned.

Loud playing of any musical instrument or radio, tape recorder or television set, loud shouting, noisy dancing and other noisy activities in a dwelling or other private premises are prohibited.

Singing, shouting, the use of musical instruments, the operation of radios, tape recorders and televisions in streets, squares and public places in residential areas in general, as well as in public transport is prohibited.

Noisy games in cafes, bowling alleys or other public places and loud shouting by customers of such places are also prohibited.

Noisy conversations and discussions at car stops (buses, taxis, etc.), loading or unloading of goods on or from lorries that create noise, as well as the running of the engine of a wheeled vehicle at a standstill are prohibited.

It is forbidden to use or test sirens or other audible warning devices or safety systems without an urgent reason.

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