Mauritius

COVID-19 (Horse Race Meeting at Champ de Mars) Regulations 2020

Government Notice 132 of 2020

  • Published in Government Gazette no. 75 on 18 June 2020

  • Assented to on 18 June 2020
  • Commenced on 18 June 2020

  • [Up to date as at 18 June 2020]


Regulations made by the Minister under section 79A of the Public Health Act

1.These regulations may be cited as the COVID-19 (Horse Race Meeting at Champ de Mars) Regulations 2020.2.In these regulations —"Act" means the Public Health Act;"authorised person" means a person who is issued with a permit by the Commissioner of Police;"COVID-l9" means the virus known as the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov);"specified dates" means the dates specified in the First Schedule;"specified streets" means the streets in Port Louis specified in the Second Schedule.3.For the purpose of preventing a resurgence and further spread of COVID-19 within the Island of Mauritius, no person, other than an authorised person, shall attend a horse race meeting at Champs de Mars, Port Louis on the specified dates.4.The specified streets shall, on the specified dates and as from 10.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m., remain closed and no person, other than an authorised person or a resident thereat, shall be allowed access in those streets.5.Any person who —(a)fails to comply with regulation 3; or(b)without reasonable excuse, is found in any of the specified streets,shall commit an offence and shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding 200,000 rupees and to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years.6.These regulations shall come into operation on 18 June 2020.Made by the Minister on 17 June 2020.


First Schedule (Regulation 2)

Horse race meetings


Day Date Month
Year 2020
1. Saturday 20 June
2. Saturday 27 July
3. Saturday 4 July

Second Schedule (Regulation 2)

Streets in Port Louis to remain closed during horse race meetings

1.Frère Félix de Valois Street as from its junction with Labourdonnais Street up to Boulevard Victoria (Ex Military Road)2.Boulevard Victoria as from its junction with Frère Félix De Valois Street up to its junction with Inkerman Street (except for Route Buses)3.Eugene Laurent Street as from its junction with Boulevard Victoria to that with D’Estaing Street4.D’Estaing Street as from its junction with Eugene Laurent Street to that with Frère Félix de Valois Street5.Mgr Gonin Street as from its junction with G.M.D. Atchia Street to that with d’Estaing Street6.Pope Henessy Street as from its junction with Labourdonnais Street to that with d’Estaing Street7.Church Street as from its junction with G.M.D. Atchia Street to that with D’Estaing Street8.Corneille Street as from its junction with Sebastopol Street to that with Eugene Laurent Street;9.Shakespeare Street as from its junction with Boulevard Victoria to that with Herschel Street10.Bourguignon Street as from its junction with St Denis Street to that with Frère Félix De Valois Street

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