The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Commencement No.1) Regulations 2020– These Regulations bring into force sections 18, 19 and 21 of, and Schedule 13 to, the Coronavirus Act 2020 to ease the requirements around certification and registration of deaths and still-births and to modify the requirements for cremations.
The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Commencement No.2) Regulations 2020– These Regulations bring section 15 of, and Part 1 of Schedule 12 to the Coronavirus Act 2020 into force so that local authorities do not have to comply with certain duties in relation to meeting needs, and carrying out assessments, under the Care Act 2014.
The School Admissions (England) (Coronavirus) (Appeals Arrangements) (Amendment) Regulations 2020– These Regulations amend the School Admissions (Appeals Arrangements) (England) Regulations 2012 (“the 2012 regulations”) for appeals brought under sections 94 and 95 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (as amended) and lodged on or after 24th April 2020 but on or before 31st January 2021 or before 24th April 2020 but where the appeal has not been fully determined on or before that date.
The Offshore Petroleum Production and Pipe-lines (Assessment of Environmental Effects) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020– The amendments disapply the requirement for offshore oil and gas developers to make copies of relevant documents available for public inspection where the effects of coronavirus mean that is not reasonably practicable. They clarify that copies of documents do not need to be made available to be obtained in person in these circumstances. Additionally, they provide that copies of the application for consent must be supplied by post where requested, during any period where copies of the application are not made available for public inspection.