RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Through a veto, President Jair Bolsonaro sanctioned a law that regulates the effects of deferment and cancellation of services, reservations, and events in the tourism and culture sectors due to the state of public calamity caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The law, which originated as a Provisional Measure issued in April, was published in the Federal Official Gazette (DOU) on Tuesday, August 25th.
Among the facilities granted, the law exempts tourism and culture businesses from immediate reimbursement to frustrated clients for events and services canceled because of the pandemic.
Rather than returning the funds it . . .