Public Health Act

Public Health (Notification of COVID–19) Order, 2020

Statutory Instrument 45 of 2020

  • Published in Government Gazette no. 17 on 17 March 2020

  • Commenced on 17 March 2020

  • [Up to date as at 17 March 2020]
  • [Note: The original publication document is not available and this content could not be verified.]

IN EXERCISE of powers conferred upon the Minister by section 10 of the Public Health Act, Cap. 281, this Order is made this 13th day of March, 2020.

1. Title

This Order may be cited as the Public Health (Notification of COVID – 19) Order, 2020.

2. Notifiable disease

COVID – 19 is declared to be a notifiable disease for the purposes of the Public Health Act.

3. Application of act

Section 11 (Power to make Rules), Part IV (Prevention and Suppression of Infectious Diseases) and section 36 (Power to Enforce Precautions at Boarders) of the Public Health Act shall apply to COVID – 19.

4. Duration of order

This Order shall expire on notification by the Minister.

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