SI 2020-096 Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) (Deferral of Rent and Mortgage Payments During National Lockdown) Regulations, 2020 Consolidated (2020.06.12)

 The  document downloadable below is a consolidated version, produced by Veritas, of the above regulations - as amended up to 12th June 2020


WHEREAS a State of Disaster in connection with the COVID-19 formidable infectious disease was declared on the 23rd March, 2020, by Statutory Instrument 76 of 2020;

AND WHEREAS the Public Health (COVID-19 Prevention, Containment and Treatment) (National Lockdown) Order, 2020, was published on the 29th March, 2020, in Statutory Instrument 83 of 2020, declaring a national lockdown to contain the spread of the COVID-19 formidable infectious disease with effect from the 30th March, 2020 to the 19th April, 2020;
AND WHEREAS it is provided in section 2(1) of the Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) Act [Chapter 10:20] that “When it appears to the President that a situation has arisen or is likely to arise which needs to be dealt with urgently in the interests [inter alia] of …public safety…. [and] public health…and the situation cannot adequately be dealt with in terms of any other law; and because of the urgency it is inexpedient to await the passage through Parliament of an Act dealing with the situation; then, subject to the Constitution and this Act, the President may make such regulations as he considers will deal with the situation”;

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