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Wales 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

Wales

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Last Updated: Tuesday 24 November 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 20) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to update the list of exempt countries and territories.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1329 (W. 295)

Publication Date: 20 November 2020

Effective Date: 21 November 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1329/made

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Last Updated: Tuesday 17 November 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Restrictions) (Amendment) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued Regulations to amend several Health Protection Regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1288 (W. 286)

Notice Number: 1288

Publication Date: 13 November 2020

Effective Date: 14 November 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1288/pdfs/wsi_20201288_en.pdf

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


Last Updated: Wednesday 11 November 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Restrictions) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to amend several Health Protection Regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1237 (W. 279)

Notice Number: 1237 (W. 279)

Publication Date: 9 November 2020

Effective Date: 7 November 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1237/made

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


Last Updated: Tuesday 10 November 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 19) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have published regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1232 (W. 278)

Notice Number: 1232

Publication Date: 6 November 2020

Effective Date: 7 November 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1232/made/data.pdf

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


Last Updated: Monday 9 November 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 4) (Wales) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 4) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to outline measures to minimise the spread of COVID-19 in Wales.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1219 (W. 276)

Notice Number: 1219

Publication Date: 5 November 2020

Effective Date: 9 November 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1219/made/data.pdf

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The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 18) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1223 (W. 277)

Notice Number: 1223

Publication Date: 5 November 2020

Effective Date: 6 November 2020

Source:https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1223/made/data.pdf

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Last Updated: Tuesday 3 November 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 17) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published Regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to update the list of exempt countries and territories, and sporting events.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1191 (W. 269)

Notice Number: 1191

Publication Date: 30 October 2020

Effective Date: 1 November 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1191/made

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Last Updated: Thursday 29 October 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 16) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to update the list of exempt countries and territories.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1165 (W. 263)

Notice Number: 1165 (W. 263)

Publication Date: 23 October 2020

Effective Date: 25 October 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1165/made

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Last Updated: Friday 23 October 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 3) (Wales) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued Regulations in response to the threat to public health posed by COVID-19 that impose requirements and restrictions on individuals, businesses and others. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1149 (W. 261)

Publication Date: 22 October 2020

Effective Date: 23 October 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1149/pdfs/wsi_20201149_en.pdf

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


Last Updated: Tuesday 20 October 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 15) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to amend the list of exempt countries and territories. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1133 (W. 258)

Publication Date: 16 October 2020

Effective Date: 16 October 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1133/made/data.pdf

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


 

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 19) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued Regulations in response to COVID-19 that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No.2) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to restrict travel to and from areas of high prevalence of the coronavirus.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1130 (W. 257)

Publication Date: 16 October 2020

Effective Date: 16 October 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1130/made/data.pdf

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The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Public Health Information for Persons Travelling to Wales etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Public Health Information for Persons Travelling to Wales etc.) Regulations 2020 to provide passengers with certain public health information. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1118 (W. 253)

Publication Date: 14 October 2020

Effective Date: 4 November 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1118/made/data.pdf

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Last Updated: Wednesday 14 October 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 14) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1098 (W. 249)

Publication Date: 9 October 2020

Effective Date: 10 October 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1098/made

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


Last Updated: Tuesday 13 October 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 18) (Bangor) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1102 (W. 251)

Publication Date: 12 October 2020

Effective Date: 10 October 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1102/made

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


 

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Functions of Local Authorities etc.) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1100 (W. 250)

Publication Date: 9 October 2020

Effective Date: 12 October 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1100/made

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


Last Updated: Wednesday 7 October 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 13) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020 and the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020(1). 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1080 (W. 243)

Publication Date: 2 October 2020

Effective Date: 3 October 2020

Source:https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1080/made/data.pdf

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


Last Updated: Tuesday 6 October 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 17) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1079 (W. 242)

Publication Date: 2 October 2020

Effective Date: 3 October 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1079/made/data.pdf

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Last Updated: Monday 5 October 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 16) (Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to add certain local authority areas to the list of health protection areas. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Notice Number: 1066

Publication Date: 30 September 2020

Effective Date: 1 October 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1066/made/data.pdf

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


Last Updated: Friday 2 October 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 13) (Llanelli etc.) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to designate certain areas in Llanelli as a local health protection area and impose restrictions on certain unlicensed premises that allow customers to bring and consume their own alcoholic drinks. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1040  (W. 230)

Publication Date: 25 September 2020

Effective Date: 26 September 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1040/made

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Last Updated: Thursday 1 October 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 15) (Neath Port Talbot, Torfaen and Vale of Glamorgan) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to impose further restrictions in the county boroughs of Neath Port Talbot, Torfaen and Vale of Glamorgan. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1049  (W. 235)

Publication Date: 28 September 2020

Effective Date: 28 September 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1049/made

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


Last Updated: Wednesday 30 September 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 12) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to update the list of countries and territories exempt from the self-isolation requirement for travellers arriving in Wales. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1042  (W. 231)

Publication Date: 25 September 2020

Effective Date: 26 September 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1042/made

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The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 14) (Cardiff and Swansea) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to add certain local authority areas to the list of health protection areas. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1043  (W. 232)

Publication Date: 25 September 2020

Effective Date: 27 September 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1043/made

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The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies: Protection from Eviction) (Wales) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by protecting tenants from eviction. 

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Published in terms of Coronavirus Act 2020

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1044  (W. 233)

Publication Date: 25 September 2020

Effective Date: 29 September 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1044/made

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The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 12) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to protect public health. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1035  (W. 229)

Publication Date: 24 September 2020

Effective Date: 24 September 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1035/made/data.pdf

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


Last Updated: Wednesday 23 September 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 11) (Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Newport etc.) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to add certain local auhtority areas to the list of health protection areas and require licensed premises to close at 11 pm in those areas.  

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1022  (W. 227)

Publication Date: 22 September 2020

Effective Date: 22 September 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1022/made/data.pdf

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Last Updated: Tuesday 22 September 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 11) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to alter the list of countries and territories exempt from the requirement to self-isolate for travellers arriving in Wales. 

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1015  (W. 226)

Publication Date: 18 September 2020

Effective Date: 19 September 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1015/made/data.pdf

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Last Updated: Sunday 20 September 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 10) (Rhondda Cynon Taf) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to designate Caerphilly County Borough and Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough as local health protection areas.

 

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Gazette Number: 2020 No. 1007  (W. 224)

Publication Date: 17 September 2020

Effective Date: 17 September 2020

Source:https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/1007/pdfs/wsi_20201007_en.pdf

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Last Updated: Friday 18 September 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 10) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020.  

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Gazette Number: 2020 No. 981 (W. 220)

Publication Date: 11 September 2020

Effective Date: 12 September 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/714/pdfs/wsi_20200714_en.pdf

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Last Updated: Thursday 17 September 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Functions of Local Authorities) (Wales) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have published rules that give Local Authorities the power to impose restrictions, requirements or close any premises, events or public places that pose a serious threat to public health in local areas.

  

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Gazette Number: 2020 No. 984 (W. 221)

Publication Date: 14 September 2020

Effective Date: 14 September 2020

Source:https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/984/contents/made

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Last Updated: Tuesday 15 September 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 9) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have passed a Regulation addressing the COVID-19 pandemic that amends the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020.

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Gazette Number: 2020 No. 985 (W. 222)

Publication Date: 11 September 2020

Effective Date: 14 September 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/985/pdfs/wsi_20200985_en.pdf

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Last Updated: Friday 11 September 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 9) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020.

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Gazette Number: 2020 No. 962 (W. 216)

Publication Date: 9 September 2020

Effective Date: 9 September 2020

Source:https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/962/pdfs/wsi_20200962_en.pdf

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Last Updated: Thursday 10 September 2020

The Business Tenancies (Extension of Protection from Forfeiture etc.) (Wales) (Coronavirus) (No. 2) Regulations 2020

Highlight:

The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend the Coronavirus Act 2020 and revoke The Business Tenancies (Extension of Protection from Forfeiture etc.) (Wales) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020.

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Gazette Number: 2020 No. 960 (W. 214)

Publication Date: 9 September 2020

Effective Date: 30 September 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/960/pdfs/wsi_20200960_en.pdf

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Last Updated: Wednesday 9 September 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 7) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020, to allow casinos to open and amend the rules relating to gatherings.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 912 (W. 204)

Publication Date: 28 August 2020

Effective Date: 28 August 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/912/made

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Last Updated: Tuesday 25 August 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 6) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 884 (W. 195)

Publication Date: 21 August 2020

Effective Date: 22 August 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/884/made

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The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 6) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 866 (W. 196)

Publication Date: 21 August 2020

Effective Date: 22 August 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/868/pdfs/wsi_20200868_en.pdf

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Last Updated: Tuesday 18 August 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to remove certain countries from the list of countries exempt from the self-isolation requirement and add to the list of exempt sporting events.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 868 (W. 190)

Publication Date: 14 August 2020

Effective Date: 15 August 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/868/pdfs/wsi_20200868_en.pdf

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The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that include the collection of contact information from people attending at premises in the reasonable measures that may need to be taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 867 (W. 189)

Publication Date: 14 August 2020

Effective Date: 17 August 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/867/made

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Last Updated: Monday 10 August 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 840 (W. 185)

Publication Date: 7 August 2020

Effective Date: 6 August 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/840/made

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Last Updated: Tuesday 4 August 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published regulations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 820 (W. 180)

Publication Date: 31 July 2020

Effective Date: 3 August 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/820/made

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Last Updated: Monday 3 August 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued new regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020 to remove the requirement to self-isolate when arriving in Wales from certain countries.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Wales) Act 2017

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 817 (W. 179)

Publication Date: 31 July 2020

Effective Date: 30 July 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/817/made

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Last Updated: Tuesday 28 July 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published regulations in response to COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020 (the “International Travel Regulations”) with regard to travellers from Spain.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 804 (W. 177)

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

Effective Date: 26 July 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/804/pdfs/wsi_20200804_en.pdf

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Last Updated: Monday 27 July 2020

The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Assured Tenancies and Assured Shorthold Tenancies, Extension of Notice Periods) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that extend the notice period for terminating assured shorthold tenancy evictions within Wales.

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Published in Terms of Coronavirus Act 2020

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 778 (W. 172)

Publication Date: 23 July 2020

Effective Date: 24 July 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/778/pdfs/wsi_20200778_mi.pdf

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Last Updated: Tuesday 21 July 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have issued regulations that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 752 (W. 169)

Publication Date: 17 July 2020

Effective Date: 20 July 2020

Source: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/752/made

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Last Updated: Tuesday 14 July 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published regulations to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic that replace the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020, and that restrict gatherings, prohibit the operation of certain types of businesses and require employers to take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 725 (W. 162)

Publication Date: 10 July 2020

Effective Date: 11 July 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/725/contents/made

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Last Updated: Tuesday 7 July 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 7) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published regulations to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic that amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 686 (W. 153)

Publication Date: 6 July 2020

Effective Date: 6 July 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/686/made

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Last Updated: Monday 22 June 2020

The Business Tenancies (Extension of Protection from Forfeiture etc.) (Wales) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published Regulations which extend the period, under the Coronavirus Act, in which a landlord cannot exercise their right to re-enter premises or forfeit the lease if the tenant does not pay rent.

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Published in Terms of Coronavirus Act 2020

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 606 (W. 140)

Publication Date: 17 June 2020

Effective Date: 30 June 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/606/contents/made

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Last Updated: Tuesday 9 June 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published a Regulation that prevents danger to public health from vessels, aircraft, trains or other conveyances arriving at any place in Wales.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Wales) Act 2017

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 574 (W. 132)

Publication Date: 8 June 2020

Effective Date: 8 June 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/574/made

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Last Updated: Tuesday 2 June 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published a regulation that amends the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Wales) Act 2017

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 557 (W. 129)

Publication Date: 29 May 2020

Effective Date: 1 June 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/557/contents/made

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Last Updated: Friday 22 May 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published a regulation that amends the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 529 (W. 124)

Publication Date: 21 May 2020

Effective Date: 22 May 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/529/made

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Last Updated: Thursday 14 May 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published a regulation which amends the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020.

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Published in Terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 497 (W. 118)

Publication Date: 11 May 2020

Effective Date: 11 May 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/497/made

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Last Updated: Wednesday 29 April 2020

Building regulations during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: guidance

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The Welsh Government has published guidance on how building control bodies must apply the Building Regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Publication Date: 20 April 2020

Source: https://gov.wales/sites/default/files/publications/2020-04/building-regulations-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak-guidance_0.pdf

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Last Updated: Friday 24 April 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published regulations which amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020 (the "principal regulations"), which are currently being added to your legal register, by:

-clarifying that the Ministers can terminate any requirement or restriction imposed by the principal regulations in relation to specific businesses, categories of persons or particular areas of Wales
-requiring people responsible for businesses or services carried on in listed premises to take reasonable measures to ensure that a distance of 2 metres is maintained between people on the premises
-clarifying that the restriction on leaving the place where a person is living without reasonable excuse also includes remaining away from that place without reasonable excuse
-making it clear that persons can visit banks and similar establishments to withdraw and deposit money
-making clear that exercising more than once a day if needed because of a particular health condition or disability and visiting a burial ground or garden of remembrance to pay respects are both reasonable excuses for leaving the place where they live.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Wales) Act 2017

Gazette Number: No. 452 (W. 102)

Publication Date: 24 April 2020

Effective Date: 25 April 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/452/pdfs/wsi_20200452_en.pdf

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Last Updated: Wednesday 8 April 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (the "Amendment Regulations").

The Amendment Regulations amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020, which is currently being added to your legal register by, among other things:

-making it clear that providers of holiday accommodation can provide services online or by telephone or post, and can open premises at the request of the Welsh Ministers or a local authority
-requiring a person responsible for work carried out at any place during the emergency period to take all reasonable measures to ensure that a distance of 2 metres is maintained between persons on the premises
-clarifying that the requirement of a distance of 2 metres between persons in a place of worship, crematorium or community centre does not apply to persons from the same household or to carers and persons they are caring for
-stating that a person responsible for a cemetery must take all reasonable measures to ensure that a distance of 2 metres is maintained between persons from different households attending a burial at the cemetery
-defining “cemetery” and “burial”
-requiring any person who is subject to a requirement to take all reasonable measures to ensure a distance of 2 metres between persons at a place to have regard to guidance from the Welsh Ministers about taking those measures
-stipulating that attending a funeral is a reasonable excuse to leave the place where a person is living if the person is responsible for arranging the funeral or is invited.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Wales) Act 2017

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 399 (W. 88)

Publication Date: 7 April 2020

Effective Date: 7 April 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk

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Last Updated: Tuesday 7 April 2020
Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Amendment Order 2020

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The Minister for Health and Medical Research has published the Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Amendment Order 2020 (the "Amendment Order").

The Amendment Order amends the Public Health (COVID-19) Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2020, which is currently being added to your legal register, by:

-permitting truck drivers and their passengers to use facilities at truck stops
-excluding persons involved in conducting a funeral from the 10-person limit for funeral services
-enabling services at places of worship to be streamed or otherwise recorded
-enabling caravan parks and camping grounds to be used by overnight travellers, persons working in the local area and persons whose primary places of residence are temporarily unavailable
-allowing auctions for food supply or a fibre or crop auction to be conducted (whether indoors or outdoors).

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Published in terms of NSW - Work Health and Safety Act 2011

Gazette Number: s2020-149.d05

Publication Date: 3 April 2020

Effective Date: 4 April 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk

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Last Updated: Monday 6 April 2020

Treasury Legislation Amendment (COVID-19) Act 2020 No 2

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The Legislature of New South Wales has now published the Treasury Legislation Amendment (COVID-19) Act 2020 (the "Amendment Act"). You were previously notified on the the Act when it was still in Bill format.

The Amendment Act amends the Long Service Leave Act 1955 and Payroll Tax Act 2007 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by:

-allowing an employer to give a worker a period of long service leave of less than 1 month before the worker becomes entitled to long service leave
-permitting an employer to give less than 1 month’s notice of when long service leave is to be given and taken
-providing that an employer must only pay 75% of the payroll tax on wages for the financial year that began on 1 July 2019, if all Australian wages paid or payable are $10,000,000 or less
-increasing the threshold amount for payroll tax liability for the financial year that began on 1 July 2020 and subsequent financial years to $1,000,000.

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Published in terms of NSW - Work Health and Safety Act 2011

Gazette Number: s2020 No 2

Publication Date: 3 April 2020

Effective Date: 3 April 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk

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COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Act 2020 No 1

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The Legislature of New South Wales has published the COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Act 2020 (the "Amendment Act"). You were previously notified of the Amendment Act when it was in Bill format.

The Amendment Act makes amendments to a number of Acts to implement emergency measures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic including the:

-Electronic Transactions Act 2000 by providing for alternative arrangements for signing and witnessing documents

-Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 by allowing the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces to make an order that authorises development to be carried out on land without the need for approval or consent, if the order is necessary to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public

-Workers Compensation Act 1987 by requiring workers to have the first certificate of work capacity in relation to the payment of weekly income support payments as well as a second or subsequent certificate.

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Published in terms of NSW - Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Gazette Number: s2020 No 1

Publication Date: 3 April 2020

Effective Date: 3 April 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk

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Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2020

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The Minister for Health and Medical Research has published the Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2020 (the "Order").

The Order attempts to deal with the public health crisis presented by COVID-19 by, among other things:

-directing that a person must not, without reasonable excuse, leave their residence
-defining what constitutes a reasonable excuse
-stipulating that a person must not participate in a gathering in a public place of more than 2 persons, unless the gathering is of members of the same household or it is essential for work or education
-creating offences and imposing penalties for non-compliance on both individuals and corporations.

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Published in terms of NSW - Work Health and Safety Act 2011

Gazette Number: s2020-134.d10

Publication Date: 31 March 2020

Effective Date: 30 March 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk

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Last Updated: Monday 30 March 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020 (the "Regulations").

The Regulations:

-revoke and replace the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Business Closure) (Wales) Regulations 2020 and the Health Protection (Coronavirus: Closure of Leisure Businesses, Footpaths and Access Land) (Wales) Regulations 2020
-require the closure of businesses selling food or drink for consumption on the premises and listed businesses to protect against the risks to public health arising from coronavirus
-allow premises used for certain listed businesses or services to broadcast a performance (whether over the internet or as part of a radio or television broadcast)
-state that persons responsible for holiday or camping sites, with some exceptions, must require any person staying at the site when the business has ceased to vacate the premises
-place restrictions on certain other businesses and services during the emergency period
-stipulate that places of worship, crematoriums and community centres must close subject to exceptions which include providing essential voluntary services to homeless or vulnerable people and providing urgent public services
-prohibit any person from leaving the place where they are living without a reasonable excuse as defined
-prohibit gatherings of more than 2 people, unless in specified situations
-imposes a requirement on local authorities, National Park authorities, Natural Resources Wales and the National Trust to close certain public paths and land accessible by the public
-set out penalties for non-compliance.

The restrictions and requirements imposed by the Regulations will be reviewed at least once every 21 days, with the first review being carried out by 15th April 2020. The Regulations expire on 26 September 2020.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Publication Date: 27 March 2020

Effective Date: 26 March 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk

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Last Updated: Friday 27 March 2020
Treasury Legislation Amendment (COVID-19) Bill 2020

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The Legislature of New South Wales has published the Treasury Legislation Amendment (COVID-19) Bill 2020 (the "Bill").

The Bill proposes amending the Long Service Leave Act 1955 and Payroll Tax Act 2007 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by:

-allowing an employer to give a worker a period of long service leave of less than 1 month before the worker becomes entitled to long service leave
-permitting an employer to give less than 1 month’s notice of when long service leave is to be given and taken
-providing that an employer must only pay 75% of the payroll tax on wages for the financial year that began on 1 July 2019, if all Australian wages paid or payable are $10,000,000 or less
-increasing the threshold amount for payroll tax liability for the financial year that began on 1 July 2020 and subsequent financial years to $1,000,000.

This notification has been included for information purposes only. The Bill has not yet been signed into law and may not impose obligations on your organisation.

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Published in terms of NSW - Work Health and Safety Act 2011

Publication Date: 26 March 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk

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COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020

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The Legislature of New South Wales has published the COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020 (the "Bill").

The Bill proposes amendments to a number of Acts to implement emergency measures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic including the:

-Electronic Transactions Act 2000 by providing for alternative arrangements for signing and witnessing documents
-Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 by allowing the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces to make an order that authorises development to be carried out on land without the need for approval or consent, if the order is necessary to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public
-Workers Compensation Act 1987 by requiring workers to have the first certificate of work capacity in relation to the payment of weekly income support payments as well as a second or subsequent certificate.

This notification has been included for information purposes only. The Bill has not yet been signed into law and may not impose obligations on your organisation.

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Published in terms of NSW - Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Gazette Number: 2020 No. XXX

Publication Date: 26 March 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


 
Last Updated: Tuesday 24 March 2020
The Health Protection (Coronavirus: Closure of Leisure Businesses, Footpaths and Access Land) (Wales) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published the Health Protection (Coronavirus: Closure of Leisure Businesses, Footpaths and Access Land) (Wales) Regulations 2020 (the "Regulations").

 

The Regulations place obligations on persons responsible for leisure businesses and holiday sites to:

-close leisure businesses during the emergency occasioned by the serious and imminent threat to public health posed by the incidence and spread of coronavirus

-require any person using a mobile home or caravan on the site when the premises are closed to vacate the premises

-close certain public footpaths and land during the emergency.

 

The Regulations also prescribe offences for non compliance.

The restrictions imposed by the Regulations will expire after 6 months from the date they come into effect.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Wales) Act 2017

Gazette Number 2020 No. 334 (W. 76)

Publication Date 24 March 2020

Effective Date 24 March 2020

Source:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/326/made

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


 

Last Updated: Monday 23 March, 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Business Closure) (Wales) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Business Closure) (Wales) Regulations 2020 (the "Regulations").

The Regulations state, among other things, that to protect against the public health risks arising from coronavirus, businesses listed in Schedule 1 must:


-close any premises in which food or drink are sold for consumption
-stop selling food or drink for consumption on their premises
-if they sell food or drink for consumption off the premises, stop selling food or drink for consumption on its premises during the relevant period.


The Regulations also set out what is not considered "food or drink sold for consumption on premises".

The restrictions imposed by the Regulations will be reviewed every 28 days. As soon as the Welsh Ministers consider that these restrictions are no longer necessary to prevent, protect against, control or provide a public health response to the coronavirus, a direction must be published terminating the relevant period.

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Published in terms of Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number 2020 No. 326 (W. 74)

Publication Date 21 March 2020

Effective Date 21 March 2020

Source:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/326/made

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


 

Last Updated: Saturday 14 March, 2020

The Health Protection (Notification) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

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The Welsh Ministers have published the Health Protection (Notification) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (the "Amendment Regulations").

The Amendment Regulations amend the Health Protection (Notification) (Wales) Regulations 2010 (“the 2010 Regulations”). The 2010 Regulations place obligations on various persons for the purpose of preventing, protecting against, controlling or providing a public health response to the incidence or spread of infection or contamination.

The Amendment Regulations add “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)” to the list of “Diseases and Syndromes” which medical practitioners must notify a relevant local authority on. This obligation exists if a patient that they are attending is believed to have a listed disease or syndrome.

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Published in terms of: Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

Gazette Number: 2020 No. 232 (W. 54)

Publication Date: 5 March 2020

Effective Date: 6 March 2020

Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2020/232/contents/made

Copyright: This information has been licensed from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and contains Crown copyright information, which is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland and is subject to the copyright and licence at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/licence


 

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