The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Public Health Information) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2020/691
(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Public Health Information) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.(2) These Regulations, apart from regulations 3(a) , 5(2) to (4) , 7 and 9(1) , come into force on 7th July 2020.(3) Regulations 3(a) , 5(2) to (4) , 7 and 9(1) come into force on 10th July 2020.(1) The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (England) Regulations 2020 (2) In relation to any person who arrived in England on or after 8th June 2020 and before the coming into force of any amendment made by regulations 3 to 5 and 7 to 9, the principal Regulations apply as if that amendment had not been made.any reference to a non-exempt country or territory in those Regulations were a reference to a country or territory outside the common travel area; andin paragraph 3(1) (aa) of Schedule 2 to those Regulations, the words “or from an exempt country or territory” were omitted.
  • after the definition of “coronavirus disease” insert—
  • at the end insert—
    • (3) For the purposes of these Regulations, a person (“P”) is not treated as departing from or transiting through a country or territory if, at all times whilst in that country or territory—
    • (a) P remains on a conveyance and no other passenger is permitted to be taken on board, or
    • (b) P is kept separated from passengers who did not arrive on the same conveyance as P, and no such passengers are permitted to be taken on board the conveyance on which P leaves that country or territory.
  • P remains on a conveyance and no other passenger is permitted to be taken on board, orP is kept separated from passengers who did not arrive on the same conveyance as P, and no such passengers are permitted to be taken on board the conveyance on which P leaves that country or territory.
  • For regulation 3(10) substitute—
    • (10) The following are not required to comply with this regulation—
    • (a) a person described in regulation 4(12) ,
    • (b) a person described in any of paragraphs 1 to 4 of Schedule 2,
    • (c) a person described in any of paragraphs 4A to 4F of Schedule 2 who meets the condition in paragraph 4G of that Schedule,
    • (d) a person described in paragraph 12 of Schedule 2.
  • a person described in regulation 4(12) ,a person described in any of paragraphs 1 to 4 of Schedule 2,a person described in any of paragraphs 4A to 4F of Schedule 2 who meets the condition in paragraph 4G of that Schedule,a person described in paragraph 12 of Schedule 2.(1) Regulation 4 is amended as follows.in sub-paragraph (a) , for “outside the common travel area” substitute “ a non-exempt country or territory ”;after “within the common travel area” insert “ or from an exempt country or territory ”,for “been outside the common travel area” substitute “ departed from or transited through a non-exempt country or territory ”.in paragraph (i) , for “described in paragraph (1) (a) ” substitute “ who has arrived from outside the common travel area ”;in paragraph (ii) , for “described in paragraph (1) (b) ” substitute “ who has arrived from within the common travel area ”.(4) In paragraph (7) (a) , for “arrive in the common travel area” substitute “ last departed from or transited through a non-exempt country or territory ”.in sub-paragraph (b) , for the words from “any of the services” to the end substitute “ services from dentists, opticians, audiologists, chiropodists, chiropractors, osteopaths and other medical or health practitioners, including services relating to mental health ”;after sub-paragraph (b) insert—
    • (ba) to access veterinary services where this is required urgently or on the advice of a veterinary surgeon,
    .
    to access veterinary services where this is required urgently or on the advice of a veterinary surgeon,(6) In paragraph (13) , after sub-paragraph (c) insert—
    • (ca) in paragraph 39 of Schedule 2—(i) where P is an international elite sportsperson or an international ancillary sportsperson, P satisfies the requirements of paragraph (2) if P complies with the conditions specified in paragraph 39(4) (a) or (b) , as the case may be, of Schedule 2,(ii) in any other case, P is not required to comply with this regulation,
    • (cb) in paragraph 40 of Schedule 2, paragraph (2) does not—(i) prevent P from travelling from the place where P is self-isolating to the place where the production is taking place, or(ii) require P to remain in isolation from any other person who is working on the same production,
    .
    where P is an international elite sportsperson or an international ancillary sportsperson, P satisfies the requirements of paragraph (2) if P complies with the conditions specified in paragraph 39(4) (a) or (b) , as the case may be, of Schedule 2,in any other case, P is not required to comply with this regulation,prevent P from travelling from the place where P is self-isolating to the place where the production is taking place, orrequire P to remain in isolation from any other person who is working on the same production,
  • For regulation 11 substitute—
  • The Secretary of State must review the need for the requirements imposed by these Regulations by 27th July 2020 and at least once every 28 days thereafter.(1) Schedule 1 is amended as follows.(2) In paragraph 2(a) and (b) at the end insert “ (where required to comply with regulation 4) ”.(3) In paragraph 2(h) and (j) (ii) after “country” insert “ or territory ”.(4) After paragraph 2(h) insert—
    • (ha) any other country or territory they have departed from or transited through in the period beginning with the 14th day before the date of their arrival in England, and in any such case, the dates of departing from or transiting through any such country or territory,
    .
    any other country or territory they have departed from or transited through in the period beginning with the 14th day before the date of their arrival in England, and in any such case, the dates of departing from or transiting through any such country or territory,(1) Schedule 2 is amended as follows.omit the “or” after paragraph (a) ,after paragraph (a) insert—
    • (aa) has travelled from a point of origin within the common travel area or from an exempt country or territory on a vessel or aircraft operated by, or in support of, Her Majesty's armed forces or by, or in support of, a visiting force and that vessel or aircraft has not taken on any persons, docked in any port or landed in any non-exempt country or territory, or
    ,
    has travelled from a point of origin within the common travel area or from an exempt country or territory on a vessel or aircraft operated by, or in support of, Her Majesty's armed forces or by, or in support of, a visiting force and that vessel or aircraft has not taken on any persons, docked in any port or landed in any non-exempt country or territory, orin paragraph (b) , after “Her Majesty's Naval Service” insert “ or by, or in support of, a visiting force ”.(3) In Part 2, before paragraph 5 insert—
      (4A)
    • (1) A road passenger transport worker.
    • (2) For the purposes of this paragraph—
    • (a) road passenger transport worker” means—(i) the driver of a public service vehicle, or(ii) a person who is employed by the holder of a Community licence issued under Article 4 of Regulation (EC) No 1073/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council , and who is acting in the course of their employment,
    • (b) driver” includes a person who is travelling in a vehicle as a relief driver,
    • (c) public service vehicle” has the meaning given in section 1 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 .
    A road passenger transport worker.the driver of a public service vehicle, ora person who is employed by the holder of a Community licence issued under Article 4 of Regulation (EC) No 1073/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council , and who is acting in the course of their employment,driver” includes a person who is travelling in a vehicle as a relief driver,public service vehicle” has the meaning given in section 1 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 .Seamen and masters, as defined in section 313(1) of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006” means the Convention adopted on 23rd February 2006 by the General Conference of the International Labour Organisation ,the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007” means the Convention adopted at Geneva on 14th June 2007 by the International Labour Organisation .A pilot, as defined in paragraph 22(1) of Schedule 3A to the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 An inspector, or a surveyor of ships, appointed under section 256 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 Crew, as defined in paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Air Navigation Order 2016 drivers and crew on shuttle services and on services for the carriage of passengers or goods by way of the tunnel system,other workers carrying out essential roles for the safe or efficient operation of the tunnel system, shuttle services or services for the carriage of passengers or goods by way of the tunnel system, or relating to the security of the tunnel

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