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Public Notice (SI No. 111 of 2021) Comes into Effect

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Be reminded that the latest Public Health Statutory Instrument (SI No. 111 of 2021) takes effect today, October 1, 2021.

The principal Regulations of the new SI are amended to include:

  • that neck gaiters, fishing face masks, ski masks, any closed tube of fabric or other similar face, neck or head covering that resembles any of the aforementioned types of masks or which is designed to expose only part of the face, are now prohibited.
  • the owner or manager of a business, office or establishment may prescribe the types of face masks or other face (nose and mouth) covering which are permissible for entry into that business, office or establishment, but which shall not include any of the types of masks prohibited under this new SI.
  • that any person who wishes to enter a public medical institution, government office or the office of a statutory body shall, prior to entering that office, present proof of immunization together with a valid identification card.
  • that the Chief Executive Officer, Head of Department, or head of a statutory body, as the case may be, shall allow–
    • entry to a person, who works in that public medical institution, government office or office of a statutory body and who is not immunized, if that person presents–
      • (i) every two weeks, a negative rapid test or PCR test; or
      • (ii) an immunization card which shows that the person has received the first dose of a vaccine and the date for the second dose of the vaccine has not elapsed;

View the complete Statutory Instrument No. 111 of 2021 here.

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