|Stopping point Bertoldsbrunnen. During the night instead of streetcars 3 and 5|
the Merkur and Pluto busses are operating (Photo BZ)
Today a law professor said: In principle a handful of euro coins is legal tender in Germany like euro bills although article 11 of the minting law stipulates that nobody is obliged to take more than 50 coins in one financial transaction. However, the VAG have a conveyance obligation and thus cannot choose their clients. Therefore the VAG is not allowed to apply stricter rules in their conditions of carriage than in the minting law. Hence, the girl was refused transport contrary to the law.
Une querelle d’Allemand is on again. With interest I am already looking forward to the letters to the editor in my favourite newspaper.