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Statutory Instruments

2020 No. 1005

Public Health, England

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Collection of Contact Details etc and Related Requirements) Regulations 2020


at 10.45 a.m. on 17th September 2020

Laid before Parliament

at 3.00 p.m. on 17th September 2020

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 2

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 45C(1), 45C(3)(c), 45F(2) and 45P of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 F1, makes the following Regulations.

These Regulations are made in response to the serious and imminent threat to public health which is posed by the incidence and spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in England.

The Secretary of State considers that the restrictions and requirements imposed by these regulations are proportionate to what they seek to achieve, which is a public health response to that threat.

In accordance with section 45R of that Act the Secretary of State is of the opinion that, by reason of urgency, it is necessary to make this instrument without a draft having been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

F11984 c. 22 (“the 1984 Act”). Part 2A was inserted by section 129 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (c. 14). See section 45T of the 1984 Act for the definition of “the appropriate Minister”.