Botswana

Road Transport Passenger Permits

Government Notice 207 of 2020

  • Published in Government Gazette no. 54 on 6 June 2020

  • Assented to on 6 June 2020
  • Commenced on 6 June 2020

  • [Up to date as at 6 June 2020]

FOLLOWING CONSULTATION with His Excellency the President in accordance with regulation 30G, Notice is hereby given that a public service vehicle shall carry passengers in terms of the conditions set out in a Passenger Permit:
Provided that —(a)a public transport operator shall —(i)abide with Covid-19 protocols,(ii)clean the interior and exterior of the vehicles with water and soap or sanitize 2 to 3 times a day, or after every trip for long distance routes,(iii)not permit a person to use public transport without wearing a face mask,(iv)not tint the windows of a public service vehicle;(v)not tout,(vi)not permit selling in a public service vehicle, and(vii)keep a register of all passengers on board which shall be open for inspection by the Director of Health Services or a law enforcement officer;(b)a seat on a public service vehicle shall not be shared;(c)a fare shall be paid in full for a passenger, including a child who is over the apparent age of five years; and(d)count two children each of whom is over the apparent age of five years and under the apparent age of 12 years as one passenger.Government Notice No. 193 of 2020 is hereby revoked.Dr. Malaki Tshipayagae,Director of Health Services.

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