IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Health has, in terms of section 68 of the Public Health Act [Chapter 15:17], made the following regulations:—
1. This order may be cited as the Public Health (COVID-19 Prevention, Containment and Treatment) (National Lockdown) (Amendment) Order, 2020 (No. 1).
2. The Public Health (COVID-19 Prevention, Containment and Treatment) (National Lockdown) Order, 2020 , published in Statutory Instrument 83 of 2020 (“the principal regulations”), is amended in section 2 (“Interpretation”) in the definition of “essential service”—
(a) by the repeal of paragraph (i) and the substitution of—
“(i) communications and telecommunication services, including the Internet, and any public or licensed broadcasting service;”
(b) by the insertion of the following paragraph after paragraph (l)—
“(m) all criminal courts and, to the extent directed by the Chief Justice by a Practice Direction, other courts,
together with their support staff (but not the Sheriff of the High Court or messengers of court);”.