15 April 2020 – The limit for touch payments allowed without a PIN code will increase to fifteen thousand forints

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Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The amount of touch card purchases allowed without a PIN code will increase from 5,000 to 15,000 forints from April 15, which means that almost 90 percent of purchases do not require the customer to touch the POS terminal, the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday, recalling that this measure also serves to slow down the epidemic.
Full details here: https://koronavirus.gov.hu/cikkek/tizenotezer-forintra-no-pin-kod-nelkul-engedelyezett-erinteses-fizetesek-hatara