They will have to be used within six months after the end of the epidemic. After approval in the commission, the government is now working on the Maximum Amendment with approved changes and then placing confidence in the judgment that should arrive in the Palazzo Madama courtroom between May 5 or May 6.
The reopening of the gyms and indoor swimming pools is approaching, which was set on June 1 in the latest decree signed by Prime Minister Mario Draghi. From that date on, fitness enthusiasts will be able to return to training and take advantage of subscriptions acquired before the end of October. Specifically to protect consumers, the Senate Budget and Finance Committee agreed to amend the subsidy decree according to which vouchers issued to clients from gyms and swimming pools must be used to compensate for the closure period, within six months after the end of the epidemic. .
Gyms, and in general subjects providing sports services, read the amendment proposal, “It may admit to the buyer of sports services, instead of paying or fulfilling activities by remote means when possible, a coupon of equal value to the claimed credit, and can be used within six months From the end of the national emergency. ” The issue of vouchers was also discussed in January when the aggressive policy of a well-known international chain with several structures emerged in Italy, two months after the gyms closed, which continued to withdraw monthly payments from gyms’ checking accounts. Season ticket holders who activated Rid, claiming to have added the unused period due to lockdown for free at the end of the subscription. For this reason, the Antitrust Authority also stepped in and defined the commercial practice as “incorrect”. After approval in the commission, the government is now working on the Maximum Amendment with the approved changes and then placing confidence in the judgment that should arrive in the Palazzo Madama courtroom on Wednesday May 5 or no later than Thursday the 6th.
“I am so satisfied with the work accomplished by the majority in the Budget and Finance Committees as we closed tonight the vote on the amendments to the Sostegni Dl,” said Daniele Mancha, Pd Group Chair in the Senate Budget Committee and Rapporteur of the Sostegni Decree. “We were able to increase the amount of resources allocated to parliamentary amendments from 550 million to about 770 million. This allowed us to work better on the first goal we set for ourselves: to reduce fixed costs for companies in the public services and tourism sector.”
May 4, 2021 (Change to May 4, 2021 | 19:44)
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