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Bermuda COVID-19 Regulation Updates

Written by Vicky Daley
on April 15, 2020

Important update: From 1st December 2020, Libryo stopped updating this blog and it is no longer live. Check out Libryo’s solution which helps you keep track of the latest updates specific to your operations, from COVID-19 regulation to EHS law. Learn more here.

Libryo was using its regulatory tracking technology to keep this live blog of new law relevant to the COVID-19 pandemic. Any new updates provided highlights of the legislation, key publication information and dates as well as links to the sources.

 


 

Live updates of COVID-19 regulations for

Bermuda

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Click here to see COVID-19 updates for other countries.

 

Last Updated: Thursday 29 October 2020

Public Health (COVID-19) Emergency (No. 3) Order 2020

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The Minister of Health has enacted an Order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic which declares that a public health emergency continues to exist in Bermuda.

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Gazette Number: BR 115 / 2020

Notice Number: 115

Publication Date: 26 October 2020

Effective Date: 27 October 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Public%20Health%20(COVID-19)%20Emergency%20(No.%203)%20Order%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

Public Health (COVID-19 Emergency Powers) (No. 3) Regulations 2020

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The Governor General has issued Regulations in response to COVID 19 to provide for measures to prevent, control or suppress COVID-19.

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Gazette Number: BR 116 / 2020

Notice Number: 116

Publication Date: 27 October 2020

Effective Date: 27 October 2020

Source:

http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Public%20Health%20(COVID-19%20Emergency%20Powers)%20(No.%203)%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Tuesday 22 September 2020

Public Treasury (Administration and Payments) (Supplemental Unemployment Benefit) Regulations 2020

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The Minister of Finance has published the Public Treasury (Administration and Payments) (Supplemental Unemployment Benefit) Regulations 2020 to support individuals whose employment has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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Gazette Number: 102 / 2020

Publication Date: 21 September 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Public%20Treasury%20(Administration%20and%20Payments)%20(Supplemental%20Unemployment%20Benefit)%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Monday 24 August 2020

Quarantine (COVID-19) (No. 3) Amendment (No. 3) Order 2020

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The Minister of Health has published an order that amends the Quarantine (COVID-19) (No. 3) Order 2020.

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Gazette Number: BR 94/2020

Publication Date: 20 August 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Quarantine%20(COVID-19)%20(No.%203)%20Amendment%20(No.%203)%20Order%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Tuesday 18 August 2020

Public Health (COVID-19 Emergency Powers) Amendment (No. 4) Regulations 2020

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The Governor of Bermuda has issued regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that increase the maximum number of people who may attend a gathering.

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Gazette Number: BR 92/2020

Publication Date: 15 August 2020

Effective Date: 17 August 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Public%20Health%20(COVID-19%20Emergency%20Powers)%20Amendment%20(No.%204)%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Friday 14 August 2020

Quarantine (COVID-19) (No. 3) Amendment (No. 2) Order 2020

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The Minister of Health has issued an order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that changes the rules on travelling to and entering Bermuda.

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Gazette Number: BR 91/2020

Publication Date: 10 August 2020

Effective Date: 11 August 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Quarantine%20(COVID-19)%20(No.%203)%20Amendment%20(No.%202)%20Order%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Monday 10 August 2020

Public Health (COVID-19 Emergency Powers) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations

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The Governor of Bermudau has published Regulations that amend the Public Health (Covid-19 Emergency Powers) Regulations 2020.

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Gazette Number: BR 85/2020

Publication Date: 5 August 2020

Effective Date: 6 August 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Public%20Health%20(COVID-19%20Emergency%20Powers)%20Amendment%20(No.%203)%20Regulations.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Friday 31 July 2020

Public Health (COVID-19) Emergency Extension Order 2020 [English]

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The Minister of Health of Bermuda has issued an order extending the Public Health (COVID-19) Emergency Order 2020.

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Gazette Number: BR 84 /2020

Publication Date: 28 July 2020

Effective Date: 27 July 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Public%20Health%20(COVID-19)%20Emergency%20Extension%20Order%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Friday 24 July 2020

Public Health (COVID-19 Emergency Powers) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2020

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The Governor has published a Regulation that amends the Public Health (COVID-19 Emergency Powers) Regulations 2020.

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Gazette Number: 80/2020

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

Effective Date: 21 July 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Public%20Health%20(COVID-19%20Emergency%20Powers)%20Amendment%20(No.%202)%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Friday 17 July 2020

Public Health (COVID-19 Emergency Powers) Amendment Regulations 2020

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The Governor of Bermuda has issued regulations that amend the Public Health (COVID-19 Emergency Powers) Regulations 2020 to allow people to remain in tents and boats outside of their homes.

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Gazette Number: BR 76/2020

Publication Date: 14 July 2020

Effective Date: 14 July 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Public%20Health%20(COVID-19%20Emergency%20Powers)%20Amendment%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Monday 6 July 2020

Quarantine (COVID-19) (No. 3) Order 2020

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The Minister responsible for Health has published an order which revokes and replaces the Quarantine (COVID-19) (No. 2) Order 2020

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Gazette Number: BR 75/2020

Publication Date: 1 July 2020

Effective Date: 1 July 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Quarantine%20(COVID-19)%20(No.%203)%20Order%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Friday 3 July 2020

Public Treasury (Administration and Payments) (Temporary Unemployment Benefit) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2020

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The Minister for Finance of Bermuda has issued regulations with effect from 1 July 2020 to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic that extend the period of time for which a person can claim unemployment benefit from a period of 12 weeks from the approval of the application to a period of 16 weeks from the approval of the application.

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Gazette Number: BR 73/2020

Publication Date: 1 July 2020

Effective Date: 1 July 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Public%20Treasury%20(Administration%20and%20Payments)%20(Temporary%20Unemployment%20Benefit)%20Amendment%20(No.%202)%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

Last Updated: Monday 29 June 2020

Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Continuing Precautions) Amendment (No. 6) Regulations 2020

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The Governor of Bermuda has published amendments to the Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Continuing Precautions) Regulations 2020

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Gazette Number: BR 68/2020

Publication Date: 18 June 2020

Effective Date: 18 June 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Emergency%20Powers%20(COVID-19%20Continuing%20Precautions)%20Amendment%20(No.%206)%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Thursday 18 June 2020

Quarantine (Travel Ban) Revocation Order 2020

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The Minister responsible for health has revoked the Quarantine (Travel Ban) (No. 2) Order 2020. The revocation is effective from 12 June 2020.

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Gazette Number: BR 66/2020

Publication Date: 11 June 2020

Effective Date: 12 June 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Quarantine%20(Travel%20Ban)%20Revocation%20Order%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Continuing Precautions) Amendment (No. 5) Regulations 2020

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The Governor of Bermuda has published amendments to the Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Continuing Precautions) Regulations 2020

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Gazette Number: BR 64/2020

Publication Date: 10 June 2020

Effective Date: 11 June 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Emergency%20Powers%20(COVID-19%20Continuing%20Precautions)%20Amendment%20(No.%205)%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

Occupational Safety and Health (COVID-19) Revocation Regulations 2020

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The Minister of Health has revoked the Occupational Safety and Health (COVID-19) Temporary Regulations 2020.

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Gazette Number: BR 65/2020

Publication Date: 10 June 2020

Effective Date: 11 June 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Occupational%20Safety%20and%20Health%20(COVID-19)%20Revocation%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

Quarantine (COVID-19) (No. 2) Order 2020

Highlight:

The Minister responsible for health, being of the opinion that a public health emergency exists and after having consulted with the Chief Medical Officer, has published an Order that requires any person who enters Bermuda to comply with applicable requirements under the:

-Quarantine Act 2017 and orders made under that Act;
-Public Health Act 1949 and regulations and notices made under that Act.

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Gazette Number: BR 63/2020

Publication Date: 5 June 2020

Effective Date: 5 June 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Quarantine%20(COVID-19)%20(No.%202)%20Order%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Continuing Precautions) Amendment (No. 4) Regulations 2020

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The Governor of Bermuda has published amendments to the Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Continuing Precautions) Regulations 2020.

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Gazette Number: BR 62/2020

Publication Date: 5 June 2020

Effective Date: 5 June 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Emergency%20Powers%20(Covid-19%20Continuing%20Precautions%20Amendment%20(No.%204)%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Continuing Precautions) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 2020

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The Governor of Bermuda has published amendments to the Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Continuing Precautions) Regulations 2020.

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Gazette Number: BR 54/2020

Publication Date: 28 May 2020

Effective Date: 28 May 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Emergency%20Powers%20(COVID-19%20Continuing%20Precautions)%20Amendment%20(No.%203)%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Continuing Precautions) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2020

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The Governor of Bermuda has published amendments to the Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Continuing Precautions) Regulations 2020.

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Gazette Number: BR 52/2020

Publication Date: 20 May 2020

Effective Date: 21 May 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Emergency%20Powers%20(COVID-19%20Continuing%20Precautions)%20Amendment%20(No.%202)%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Wednesday 20 May 2020

Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Continuing Precautions) Regulations 2020

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His Excellency the Governor has published amendments to the Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Continuing Precautions) Regulations 2020.

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Gazette Number: BR 49/2020

Publication Date: 8 May 2020

Effective Date: 11 May 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Emergency%20Powers%20(COVID-19%20Continuing%20Precautions)%20Amendment%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Monday 4 May 2020

Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Continuing Precautions) Regulations 2020

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The Governor of Bermuda, on the understanding that COVID-19 is an unprecedented and severe threat to public health in Bermuda, has published Regulations in order to prevent and control the spread thereof. 

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Gazette Number: BR 45/2020

Publication Date: 1 May 2020

Effective Date: 2 May 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Emergency%20Powers%20(COVID-19%20Continuing%20Precautions)%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Shelter in Place) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 2020

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The Governor of Bermuda has published Regulations which amend the Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Shelter in Place) Regulations 2020.

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Gazette Number: BR 36/2020

Publication Date: 24 April 2020

Effective Date: 24 April 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Emergency%20Powers%20(COVID-19%20Shelter%20in%20Place)%20Amendment%20(No.%203)%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Thursday 23 April 2020

Quarantine (Extension of Quarantine) Order 2020

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The Minister of Health has published an Order that obligates persons placed in quarantine under the Quarantine (Incoming Traveller) Order 2020, who test positive for COVID-19, to continue under quarantine at a place approved by the Quarantine Authority for an extended period that shall not exceed 14 days from the end of the initial quarantine period.

Any person who contravenes this Order commits an offence under section 11 of the Quarantine Act 2017.

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Gazette Number: BR 35/2020

Publication Date: 21 April 2020

Effective Date: 21 April 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Quarantine%20(Extension%20of%20Quarantine)%20Order%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Wednesday 22 April 2020

Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Shelter in Place) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Governor of Bermuda has published amendments to the Bermuda - Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Shelter in Place) Regulations 2020.

With relation to COVID-19, the amendments deal with:

-curfews
-permitted businesses
-restrictions on visitations
-enforcement powers
-offences and penalties for non-compliance
-commencement and duration
-persons exempt from curfew; and
-persons not required to work remotely.

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Gazette Number: BR 34/2020

Publication Date: 19 April 2020

Effective Date: 20 April 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Emergency%20Powers%20(COVID-19%20Shelter%20in%20Place)%20Amendment%20(No.%202)%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Tuesday 15 April 2020

Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Shelter in Place) Amendment Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Governor of Bermuda has published amendments to the Bermuda - Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Shelter in Place) Regulations 2020.

With relation to COVID 19, the amendments deal with:

-curfews 
-mandatory closures
-religious establishments
-permitted businesses
-utilities and telecommunications
-persons exempt from curfew; and
-persons not required to work remotely.

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Gazette Number: BR 32/2020

Publication Date: 9 April 2020

Effective Date: 9 April 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/laws/Annual%20Laws/2020/Statutory%20Instruments/Emergency%20Powers%20(COVID-19%20Shelter%20in%20Place)%20Amendment%20Regulations%202020.pdf

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


Last Updated: Thursday 9 April 2020

Occupational Safety and Health (COVID-19) Temporary Regulations 2020

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The Minister responsible for health, being of the opinion that due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic a public health emergency exists, has published the Occupational Safety and Health (COVID-19) Temporary Regulations 2020 ("the Temporary Regulations"). 

The Temporary Regulations place an obligation on employers to make arrangements for employees to work remotely from home wherever reasonably practicable using electronic means or otherwise and provides for offences and penalties for non-compliance. 

This notification has been included for information purposes only, despite the fact that the Order does not impose obligations on your organisation. 

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Gazette Number: BR28/2020

Publication Date: 31 March 2020

Effective Date: 1 April 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 
Quarantine (Incoming Traveller) Order 2020

Highlight:

The Minister responsible for health, being of the opinion that due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic a public health emergency exists, has published the Quarantine (Incoming Traveller) Order 2020 ("the Order").

The Order places an obligation on persons under various circumstances to quarantine, and provides for offences and penalties for non-compliance.

The provisions of the Quarantine Act 2017, in particular the Quarantine (COVID-19) Order 2020 and the Public Health Act 1949, in particular the Public Health (COVID-19) Regulations 2020, shall apply to a person who has landed in Bermuda.

This notification has been included for information purposes only, despite the fact that the Order does not impose obligations on your organisation.

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Gazette Number: BR29/2020

Publication Date: 2 April 2020

Effective Date: 2 April 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 
Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Shelter in Place) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Governor, being of the opinion that COVID-19 is an unprecedented and severe threat to public health in Bermuda has published the Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Shelter in Place) Regulations 2020 ("the Regulations").

Amongst others, the Regulations deal with the:

-implementation of a curfew
-mandatory closures of non-essential businesses
-closure of schools and day care
-application of remote working
-permission of permitted businesses to remain open
-provision of utilities, telecommunications etc.
-restriction on visitations
-closure of beaches, parks and playgrounds
-restriction on road traffic; and
-offences and penalties for non-compliance.

This notification has been included for information purposes only, despite the fact that the regulation does not impose obligations on your organisation.

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Gazette Number: BR30/2020

Publication Date: 3 April 2020

Effective Date: 4 April 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

Last Updated: Thursday 2 April 2020

Bermuda: Quarantine (Travel Ban) (No. 2) Amendment Order 2020

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The Minister responsible for health, being of the opinion that due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic a public health emergency exists has published the Quarantine (Travel Ban) (No. 2) Amendment Order 2020 ("the Amendment Order").

The Amendment Order creates changes to the Quarantine (Travel Ban) (No. 2) Order 2020, published on 19 March 2020 detailing various measures that have been put in place to effectively deal with the effects of COVID-19.

The Amendment Order deals with the travel ban placed on persons entering Bermuda, and the obligation thereof to comply with any requirements under the Quarantine Act 2017 and the Public Health Act 1949.

This notification has been included for information purposes only, despite the fact that the regulation does not impose obligations on your organisation.

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Gazette Number: BR24/2020

Publication Date: 27 March 2020

Effective Date: 27 March 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 
Bermuda: Public Health (COVID-19) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2020

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The Minister responsible for health has published the Public Health (COVID-19) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2020 ("the Amendment Regulations").

The Amendment Regulations create changes to the Public Health (COVID-19) Regulations 2020, published on 20 March 2020 detailing various measures that have been put in place to effectively deal with the effects of COVID-19.

The Amendment Regulations deal with the:

-conditions applicable to the imposition of restrictions and requirements
-isolation of persons suspected to be infected with COVID-19
-monitoring and reporting; and
-right of appeal.

This notification has been included for information purposes only, despite the fact that the regulation does not impose obligations on your organisation.

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Gazette Number: BR25/2020

Publication Date: 27 March 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

Last Updated: Friday 27 March 2020

Bermuda: Regulatory Authority (COVID-19) Emergency General Determination 2020

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The Regulatory Authority has published the Regulatory Authority (COVID-19) Emergency General Determination 2020 ("the EGD").

The EGD applies to the Electronic Communications and Electricity sectors and is binding on all sectoral licensees.

The EGD provides for the prohibition of:

-disruption, disconnection or discontinuance of services for non-payment by a Relevant Person; or
-charging of penalties or other fees for non-payment to a Relevant Person (for the avoidance of doubt, this EGD does not apply to penalties for breach of handset or other device contracts associated with switching service providers); or
-increasing tariffs to Consumers and Small Businesses,

during the period of the COVID-19 pandemic applicable to Bermuda as determined by the RA, the Bermuda Government or the Governor of Bermuda from the Effective Date of this EGD.

This notification has been included for information purposes only, despite the fact that the regulation does not impose obligations on your organisation.

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Gazette Number: BR20/2020

Publication Date 24 March 2020

Effective Date 24 March 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 
Bermuda: Public Treasury (Administration and Payments) (Temporary Unemployment Benefit) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Minister of Finance has published the Public Treasury (Administration and Payments) (Temporary Unemployment Benefit) Regulations 2020 ("the Regulations").

The Regulations intend to assists the Government in its commitment to provide access to temporary unemployment benefits to individuals directly impacted by COVID-19.

Amongst others, the Regulations deal with:

-persons qualified to apply for unemployment benefit
-scope and duration of unemployment benefit
-application for unemployment benefit
-conditions applicable to unemployment benefit
-suspension or cancellation of unemployment benefit; and
-offences and penalties for providing false information.

This notification has been included for information purposes only, despite the fact that the regulation does not impose obligations on your organisation.

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Gazette Number: BR21/2020

Publication Date 24 March 2020

Effective Date 24 March 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

Last Updated: Wednesday 25 March 2020

Bermuda: Public Health (COVID-19) Amendment Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Minister responsible for Health, has published the Public Health (COVID-19) Amendment Regulations 2020 ("the Amendment Regulations"). 

The Amendment Regulations create changes to the Public Health (COVID-19) Regulations 2020 ("the Regulations"), through updating section 19 which deals with enforcement measures and the application to Justice of the Peace.

The Regulations were published on 20 March 2020 and detail various measures that have been put in place to effectively deal with the effects of COVID-19.

This notification has been included for information purposes only, despite the fact that the regulation does not impose obligations on your organisation.

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Gazette Number: BR19/2020

Publication Date 23 March 2020

Effective Date 23 March 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/SitePages/Gazette.aspx

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 
Last Updated: Tuesday 24 March 2020
Bermuda: Public Health (COVID-19) Amendment Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Minister responsible for Health, has published the Public Health (COVID-19) Amendment Regulations 2020 ("the Amendment Regulations"). 

The Amendment Regulations create changes to the Public Health (COVID-19) Regulations 2020 ("the Regulations"), through updating section 19 which deals with enforcement measures and the application to Justice of the Peace.

The Regulations were published on 20 March 2020 and detail various measures that have been put in place to effectively deal with the effects of COVID-19.

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Gazette Number: BR19/2020

Publication Date 23 March 2020

Effective Date 23 March 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/SitePages/Gazette.aspx

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 
Bermuda: Quarantine (COVID-19) Order 2020

Highlight:

The Minister responsible for health, being of the opinion that a public health emergency exists has published the Quarantine (COVID-19) Order 2020 ("the Order"). 

The Order places an obligation on persons under various circumstances to quarantine, and provides for offences and penalties for non-compliance. 

The provisions of the Public Health (COVID-19) Regulations 2020, in addition to the provisions of this Order, shall apply to a person who has landed in Bermuda.

This notification has been included for information purposes only, despite the fact that the Order does not impose obligations on your organisation. 

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Gazette Number BR17/2020

Publication Date 20 March 2020

Effective Date 20 March 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/SitePages/Gazette.aspx

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 
Bermuda: Quarantine (Travel Ban) (No. 2) Order 2020

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The Minister responsible for health, being of the opinion that due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic a public health emergency exists, has published the Quarantine (Travel Ban) (No. 2) Order 2020 ("the Order"). 

The Order details that a person shall not enter Bermuda unless the person

-belongs to Bermuda within the meaning of section 11(5) of the Constitution

-is a resident of Bermuda or a dependant of such person who has permission to reside in Bermuda under the Bermuda Immigration and Protection Act 1956

-is a crew member of a cargo, commercial aircraft or a cargo ship; or

-has written permission of the Quarantine Authority to enter Bermuda.

 

Any person who enters Bermuda shall comply with any requirements under the Quarantine Act 2017 and the Public Health Act 1949. 

The Quarantine (Travel Ban) Order 2020 (BR 11 / 2020) is hereby revoked, and will be removed from the "Guidelines, Manuals, Frameworks and Management Plans" folder on your Legal Register.

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Gazette Number BR15/2020 

Publication Date 20 March 2020

Effective Date 20 March 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/SitePages/Gazette.aspx


 
Bermuda: Public Health (COVID-19) Regulations 2020

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The Minister of Health has published the Public Health (COVID-19) Regulations 2020 ("the Regulations"). 

Amongst others, the Regulations deal with:

-powers to contain COVID-19, and the restrictions and requirements thereof

-public health supervision

-active monitoring and isolation

-enforcement of monitoring and reporting

-temporary isolation hospitals; and

-offences and penalties for non-compliance.

These Regulations cease to have effect at the end of the period of two years beginning on the day on which they come into force (20 March 2020).

This notification has been included for information purposes only, despite the fact that the Order does not impose obligations on your organisation. 

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Gazette Number BR16/2020 

Publication Date 20 March 2020

Effective Date 20 March 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/SitePages/Gazette.aspx

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

Last Updated: Friday 20 March, 2020

Public Health (Communicable Disease) Order 2020

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The Minister responsible for health, has published the Public Health (Communicable Disease) Order 2020 ("the Order").

The Order inserts the "coronavirus (2019-nCoV)" into the definition of “communicable disease of the first category”, published under the Public Health Act 1949.

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Gazette Number: BR8/2020

Publication Date: 7 February 2020

Effective Date: 7 February 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/SitePages/Gazette.aspx

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved

 


 
Quarantine (Communicable Disease) Order 2020

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The Minister responsible for health, has published the Quarantine (Communicable Disease) Order 2020 ("the Order").

The Order inserts the "Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)" into the list of communicable diseases published under the Quarantine (Maritime and Air) Regulations 2017.

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Gazette Number: BR/2020

Publication Date: 7 February 2020

Effective Date: 7 February 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/SitePages/Gazette.aspx

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved

 


 

Quarantine (Travel Ban) Order 2020

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The Minister responsible for health, being of the opinion that a public health emergency exists, after consultation with the Chief Medical Officer, has published the Quarantine (Travel Ban) Order 2020 ("the Order").

The Order details that a person who has been in a listed country, or travelled via a listed countries, in the 14 days preceding commencement of this Order or after commencement of this Order; and who is not resident in Bermuda, or who is a visitor to Bermuda, shall be denied entry into Bermuda.

“listed country” as referred to is:

-China

-Iran

-Italy; and

-Republic of Korea: Daegu or Cheongdo.

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Gazette Number: BR/2020

Publication Date: 12 March 2020

Effective Date: 12 March 2020

Source: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/SitePages/Gazette.aspx

Copyright:  2018 This website and its contents are Crown Copyright The Government of Bermuda - All Rights Reserved


 

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