24th March 2020

WSI 2020/334

WSI 2020/334.  The Health Protection (Coronavirus: Closure of Leisure Businesses, Footpaths and Access Land) (Wales) Regulations 2020 . Comes into force 24th March. These Regulations require the closure of holiday caravan sites, camping sites, amusement arcades and indoor play centres to protect against the risks to public health arising from coronavirus. Closures last until a direction is given by the Welsh Ministers allowing them to re-open. The Regulations also imposes a duty, for the same purpose, on local authorities, National Park authorities, National Resources Wales and the National Trust to close certain public footpaths and land.

22nd March 2020

Temporary amendments to SIs in response to COVID-19

UK Government is publishing temporary amendments to Statutory Instruments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The time frame for these amendments appears to be from present until September 2020. Simplifi will process these amendment as normal and will “red-line” them at such time that they cease to apply.

20th March 2020

SI 2020/324

SI 2020/324. The Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) (Amendment) Order 2020. Comes into force 21st March to 21st September 2020. This Order amends the Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) Order 2015 (SI 2015/776).  Single use charges will not apply for bags intended to be used solely to carry goods purchased for home delivery as part of an online grocery delivery service.