The Ministry of Interior sent a circular on “Market Measures” to 81 provincial governorships.
WHICH PRODUCTS ARE PROHIBITED?
In the Circular, the measures taken as a result of the meetings with the relevant Ministries, public institutions and organizations, trade associations and sector representatives in order to prevent the crowds that may occur in the markets during the curfew are listed as follows:
– In the markets (including chain and supermarkets), no product sales will be allowed except products that are within the scope of the compulsory basic needs of citizens.
– From Friday, May 7, 2021, only animal feed, food and cosmetics (excluding perfumery and make-up materials) will be able to be sold in supermarkets (including chains and supermarkets) as well as basic food and cleaning products.
– In addition to the restriction on the sale of alcoholic products, which were previously introduced, in markets (including chains and supermarkets) electronic goods, toys, stationery, clothing and accessories, home textiles, auto accessories, garden supplies, hardware, glassware, etc. products will not be allowed to be sold.
In line with these principles, the decisions of the Provincial / District General Hygiene Boards will be taken urgently in accordance with Articles 27 and 72 of the General Hygiene Law.
– Notifications and controls regarding this issue will be fulfilled completely by the inspection teams, especially the police officers and law enforcement officers. There will be no disruption in the application and no grievances will be caused.