The Federal President is protected from prosecution by his office, but the evening in the Italian “Sole” restaurant could be expensive for his wife Doris Schmidauer: At this moment they face a possible penalty of € 3,600.
“There are very clear guidelines”, the top Viennese lawyer Dietmar Heck (Boran law firm) now looked at the current “Prima Causa” of the republic for oe24.
For his wife, with whom Van der Bellen met at Italian restaurant “Sole” in the city of Vienna, things are not looking so good, said lawyer Dietmar Heck: “According to the Covid 19 Measures Act, entry was into a closed permanent establishment. Anyone who commits a corresponding administrative violation must be fined up to € 3,600.
” It can be assumed that the wife of the Federal President will not feel the full harshness of the law – however, the Magistrate’s Directorate in Vienna City Hall does not want to issue a specific statement on this case.
According to lawyer Dietmar Heck, the innkeeper must also face a heavy fine: “Of course, the owner of the restaurant should not have just gone home, he is responsible for complying with the official requirements.