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Local authority powers to impose restrictions under coronavirus regulations

Local authority powers to impose restrictions under coronavirus regulations

Local authority powers to impose restrictions under coronavirus regulations

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Guide

On 18 July 2020, legislation to grant local authorities new powers to respond to a serious and imminent threat to public health and to prevent COVID-19 (“coronavirus”) transmission in a local authority’s area where this is necessary and proportionate to manage spread of the coronavirus in the local authority’s area will take effect.

Supports the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No.3) Regulations 2020 that come into force on 18 July 2020.

Category: Central Government Guidance