Mauritius

Notice under Section 4(1) of the Quarantine Act 2020

General Notice 699 of 2020

  • Published in Government Gazette no. 73 on 12 June 2020

  • Assented to on 12 June 2020
  • Commenced on 12 June 2020

  • [Up to date as at 12 June 2020]

WHEREAS section 4(1) of the Quarantine Act 2020 provides that where the Minister considers that it is necessary and expedient to prevent the introduction and spread in Mauritius of a communicable disease, he shall, by notice published in the Gazette, declare that -(a) there is or is likely to be an epidemic of the disease; and(b) a quarantine period shall be in force in Mauritius, or part thereof, as from such date as may be specified in the notice.
2.NOW THERFORE, in view of the fact that it is necessary and expedient to prevent the introduction and spread of COVID-19 in Mauritius, I do hereby declare, by virtue of section 4(1) of the Quarantine Act, that -(a)there is an epidemic of COVID-19; and(b)a quarantine period shall be in force in Mauritius for the period starting on 12 June 2020 and ending 31 August 2020.[Please note: numbering as in original]Dr. K. K. S. JagutpalMinister of Health and Wellness

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