BILL WATCH 26/2020
[8th May 2020]
Covid-19 Regulations and Order : Yet More Amendments
Late on Wednesday the Government published further amendments to the regulations and order dealing with the Covid-19 epidemic. They are contained in two statutory instruments, both of which are available on the Veritas website:
- The Public Health (COVID-19 Prevention, Containment and Treatment) (National Lockdown) (Amendment) Order, 2020 (No. 7) (SI 102 of 2020) [link] and
- The Public Health (COVID-19 Prevention, Containment and Treatment) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 (No. 3) (SI 103 of 2020) [link].
The effect of both the SIs is to allow businesses that opened this week a grace period of 14 days within which to get their staff tested for Covid-19. In more detail the SIs make the following changes to the existing law: