Tag Archives: Legislation

GUIDES TO CURRENT RESTRICTIONS DUE TO COVID 19: LIVERPOOL AND THE REST OF ENGLAND

The current regulations governing conduct of individuals and businesses are extremely complex.  We have collected guidance that sets these out in simple terms.    LIVERPOOL Liverpool City Council – Local restrictions in Liverpool Department of Health and Social Care – Local COVID alert level: very high (Liverpool City Region) Department of Health and Social Care – Local COVID […]

Kings Chambers & Simpson Millar instructed to challenge the Government’s 10pm hospitality Curfew

Leading barristers at Kings Chambers, including Sam Karim QC, Sarah Clover and Leo Charalambides, along with Dan Rosenberg of Simpson Millar Solicitors have been instructed by Jeremy Joseph of G-A-Y, the iconic club at Heaven in Charing Cross, to challenge the latest round of coronavirus restrictions affecting particularly those in the hospitality and entertainment industry. The pre-action protocol for judicial review has […]

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (SelfIsolation) (England) Regulations 2020

These Regulations come into force at 12.00 am on the 28th September. PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (SelfIsolation) (England) Regulations 2020Made – – – -at 5.00 p.m. on 27th September 2020Laid before Parliament 28th September 2020Coming into force – -at 12.00 a.m on 28th September 2020The Secretary of State in exercise of […]

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. […]