Violations of the Statute on Restaurants and Pubs and of the Industrial Code

A legal study on “commercial law and racial discrimination” carried out by TBB Berlin provides more information on the concept of  “unreliability”.

Should a restaurant, a pub or a commercial business have a discriminatory conduct, their owners could be deprived of the licence to run the business. § 4, section 1 No.1 of the Statute on Restaurants and Pubs describes this as “unreliable behavior”. Unreliable behavior occurs when the owner allows minors in the nightclub or does not comply with health or noise regulations. And if the owner discriminates against the costumers, this could also be considered an unreliable behavior.

§ 35 of the Industrial Code requires a “orderly” running of a commercial business, which is not given when the owner violates the law.

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