Ordinance No. 166/2021, of 30 July defines companies covered by the concept of employer in the sectors of bars, discos, recreational parks and the supply or assembly of events, for the purposes of the provisions of article 5 of the Decree-Law No. 46 -A/2020, of 30 July, in its current wording.

Definition of employers

a) «Employers in the bar and nightclub sector» are those whose main activity has been closed by legal or administrative determination since December 31, 2020 and whose Portuguese Classification of Economic Activities of the respective company, at that date, is one of the following:

 i) 56302: Bars;

ii) 56304: Other drinking establishments without a show;

iii) 56305: Drink establishments with dance space;

b) «Employers in the recreational parks sector» are those whose main activity has been closed by legal or administrative determination since December 31, 2020 and whose Portuguese Classification of Economic Activities of the respective company, at that date, is one of the following:

i) 93210: Amusement and theme park activities;

 ii) 93294: Other fun and recreational activities, n. and.;

c) «Employers in the supply or assembly of events sector» are those who carry out activities within the scope of the supply or assembly of events, both at the level of infrastructure and at the level of the audiovisual sector, as per a declaration, under a commitment, by a certified accountant attesting to the practice of this activity.

This ordinance takes effect on August 1st and takes effect from May 1st, 2021.

For additional details please contact us: gabinete.juridico@aip.pt.