Tag Archives: Legislation

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2)(England) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2020

These Regulations came into force at 12.01 am this morning (and were published about 18 minutes before they came into force). They limit the number of persons who can meet in one household. 2020 No. 986PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLANDThe Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2)(England) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2020Made – – – – on 13th […]

The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions on Holding of Gatherings and Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020

These Regulations came into force on the 27th August 2020.  The one major issue to note is the increase of the size of the fine for contravention of the restrictions to £10,000. STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS 2020 No. 907 PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions on Holding of Gatherings and Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020 Made […]

PRESTON SUBJECT TO INCREASED LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS: The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions on Gatherings) (North of England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

A copy of the Regulations is available here.    The Regulations are to be laid before Parliament on the 10th August 2020. However they state that they are coming into force on the 8th August 2020.   THE EFFECT OF THE REGULATIONS The Regulations extend the restriction on gatherings of two or more people in  […]

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

These Regulations came into force on the 8th August 2020. They: Extend the range of places at which face coverings have to be worn to include, amongst other venues:  indoor places of worship, community centres, crematoria, concert halls, cinemas, museums, bingo halls and public libraries. Provide additional exemptions to the definition of a shop. Amendment […]

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020: OPEN AIR SWIMMING POOLS, WATER PARKS & OTHER PREMISES PERMITTED TO OPEN

These Regulations were made on the 9th July 2020 and come into force on 11th and 13th July. They allow more places to open, in particular open air swimming pools and water parks.   A SUMMARY Outdoor swimming pools and water parks can open from the 11th July 2020. Nail bars, tanning booths and salons, […]

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

These Regulations came into force at 3.00 pm today (3rd July 2020). Made at 10.00 a.m. on 3rd July 2020 Laid before Parliament at 3.00 p.m. on 3rd July 2020 Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1(2)   The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections […]

CORPORATE INSOLVENCY AND GOVERNANCE BILL FAST-TRACKED THROUGH PARLIAMENT: A SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS,A FORTHCOMING WEBINAR AND HOW TO GET A FREE GUIDE TO THE ACT

We have already seen cases where  the fact that the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill is passing through Parliament has had an impact on judicial decision making.  Here Louis Doyle QC  takes us through the key elements of the Bill. Note that there are details of a free webinar that Louis is taking part in. […]

REMOVING VAT FROM E-BOOKS: The Value Added Tax (Extension of Zero-Rating to Electronically Supplied Books etc.) (Coronavirus) Order 2020

This statutory instrument comes into force on the 1st May.  It removes VAT on certain Ebooks. Citation and commencement 1.  This Order may be cited as the Value Added Tax (Extension of Zero-Rating to Electronically Supplied Books etc.) (Coronavirus) Order 2020 and comes into force on 1st May 2020. Amendment of Group 3 of Schedule 8 to […]

THE HEALTH PROTECTION (CORONAVIRUS REGULATIONS) AS AMENDED: THE AMENDMENTS HIGHLIGHTED

Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020  were amended, some of these amendments were quite significant. To show the amendments in a simpler manner we have shown the amendments in red.   The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020   Citation, commencement, application and interpretation 1.— (1) These Regulations may be cited as the […]

CORONAVIRUS REGULATIONS: THE LIST, SUMMARIES AND LINKS (TO MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER)

There are now a large number of Regulations that deal with Coronavirus.  This is an opportune time to list them, summarise their contents and provide links.   The Statutory Sick Pay (General) (Coronavirus Amendment) Regulations 2020 – These Regulations provide that a person who is isolating himself from others in accordance with advice on coronavirus is […]