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MetiNews.Com - The Money Saving Expert said customers need to be aware of the law
Breaking News ! Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis has shared an important warning about a law around how people pay in shops and supermarkets. In what will come as a surprise to many - he said shops are completely within their rights to only allow card payments. They are not breaking any law by refusing to accept cash, reports the Manchester Evening News. It's a question that many of us may have been thinking about throughout the pandemic. Many shops as well as cafés and restaurants have temporarily stopped accepting cash due to the potential for it to spread coronavirus.
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Many shops have been refusing to accept cash during the pandemic
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"No, they are not breaking any rules," he said. "You are allowed to take card only as long as it's not discriminatory for race or disability or something." But that brought up the question of what, exactly, legal tender was.
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