Here are some important rules and regulations picked out from the Mongolian Law on Violations:
- Do not consume alcohol at alcohol prohibited sites.
- Do not litter, spit or start arguments on the streets and in public places.
- Do not carry a knife or any other makeshift items made specifically to cause harm.
- Do not play gambling games with dice, cards or other items in public places.
- Do not make unreciprocated sexual remarks or physical contact.
- Do not take photos, record videos or audios inside or from the outside looking in without the owner’s/resident’s permission.
- Do not take photos, record videos or audios of people without their permission.
If any of the rules mentioned above have been violated, the offender will be penalized according to the Mongolian legal system. If a tour guide or tourist becomes a victim of a crime or violation, then they should call or message 102 for the police and they have a right to make a written appeal or complaint.
The responsible party in charge of tourists should give their clients information about violations of the law and its penalties:
- Taking photos at prohibited places (e.g., military camp, religious sites where rituals are taking place)
- Using, carrying, buying and selling illicit drugs or offering illicit drugs to others
- Exchanging currencies at a black market
- Not meeting the requirements and regulations of the local police or armed forces
- Not following the rules and regulations of protected areas and national parks
- Buying and illegally trying to export antiques and other products registered in CITES, “Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora”.