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7th December, 2017

Budapest to restrict noise on Margaret Island

Budapest city council approved a noise restriction decree on Wednesday which will regulate the noise of activities on Margaret Island, Napi writes. Margaret Island is under the direct control of the council, the website added.

From March 2018, cultural establishments may only generate noise between 10 a.m. and midnight and sports facilities and other establishments may use sound systems between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. Loud events may take place on sport facility grounds between 10 a.m. and 11 p.m. The use of amplifiers at open air events will be restricted to the hours between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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