03 Apr COVID-19 UPDATE: CONSOLIDATED REGULATIONS ISSUED
The various legal restrictions implemented by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago in response to the Covid-19 pandemic have now been consolidated into the Public Health [2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)] (No. 7) Regulations 2020 (“Regulation No. 7”), available here.
The regulations that were previously issued (The Public Health [2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)] (No. 3) Regulations 2020 and The Public Health [2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)] (No. 6) Regulations 2020) have now been formally revoked. The new regulations serve to consolidate the existing regulations while simultaneously extending the period applicable to the Public Transport Restriction contained in Regulation 2 with such period now expiring on April 30. No extension has been made to the period applicable to the “Stay at Home’ Restrictions contained in Regulation 3 (which are due to expire on April 15) and the period applicable to all other restrictions remains fixed at April 30. Our Covid-19 Legal Update post provides more information surrounding the nature of these restrictions.
Breach of the consolidated regulations is punishable by a fine of up to fifty thousand dollars and imprisonment of up to six months.
For more information on how these measures or the current climate may impact you or your business, feel free to contact our Covid-19 Information Portal at email@example.com