20th March 2020

SI 2020/312

SI 2020/312. The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020. Coming into force 1st June. These Regulations impose duties on private landlords of residential premises in England in respect of electrical safety standards. The duties do not apply to landlords of social housing. The Regulations require local housing authorities to enforce the duties, and include a power to arrange remedial action.

11th March 2020

SI 2020/ 129

SI 2020/ 129.  The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020.  Coming into force 10th February. These Regulations supplement the health protection regime found in Part 2A of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 in the event that there exists a serious and imminent threat to public health from the virus known as “Wuhan novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)”.

10th March 2020

SI 2020/237

SI 2020/237. The Health Protection (Notification) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.  Comes into force 6th March.  These Regulations amend Health Protection (Notification) Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/659) by adding COVID-19 to the list of notifiable diseases in Schedule 1 and SARS-CoV 2 to the list of causative agents in Schedule 2.