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The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 4) Regulations 2020

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introductory

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Elite sportsperson

    4. 4.Meaning of vulnerable person and disability

  3. PART 2 Restrictions on movement

    1. 5.Restrictions on leaving home

    2. 6.Exceptions: leaving home

  4. PART 3 Restrictions on gatherings

    1. 7.Part 3: general interpretation

    2. 8.Participation in indoor gatherings

    3. 9.Participation in outdoor gatherings

    4. 10.Organisation or facilitation of gatherings

    5. 11.Exceptions in relation to gatherings

    6. 12.Linked household

    7. 13.Linked childcare household

    8. 14.The required precautions

  5. PART 4 Closure of, and restrictions on, businesses

    1. 15.Restrictions on service of food and drink for consumption on the premises

    2. 16.Requirement to close premises and businesses

    3. 17.Exceptions

    4. 18.Further restrictions and closures

  6. PART 5 Enforcement

    1. 19.Enforcement of restrictions and requirements

    2. 20.Offences and penalties

    3. 21.Fixed penalty notices

    4. 22.Prosecutions

  7. PART 6 Final provisions

    1. 23.Expiry

    2. 24.Consequential amendments

    3. 25.Revocations

    4. 26.Transitional provisions

  8. Signature


      Businesses subject to restrictions or closure, or permitted to remain open

      1. PART 1 Hospitality businesses

        1. 1.Restaurants, including restaurants and dining rooms in hotels or members'...

        2. 2.(1) Cafes, including workplace canteens (subject to sub-paragraph (2)), but...

        3. 3.Bars, including bars in hotels or members' clubs.

        4. 4.Social clubs.

        5. 5.Public houses.

      2. PART 2 Other businesses

        1. 6.Cinemas.

        2. 7.Theatres.

        3. 8.Nightclubs, dance halls, discotheques and any other venue which—

        4. 9.Bingo halls.

        5. 10.Concert halls.

        6. 11.Museums and galleries.

        7. 12.Casinos.

        8. 13.Betting shops and adult gaming centres.

        9. 14.Spas.

        10. 15.Nail, beauty salons, hair salons and barbers.

        11. 16.Tanning salons.

        12. 17.Massage parlours.

        13. 18.Sexual entertainment venues, within the meaning given in paragraph 2A...

        14. 19.Hostess bars, within the meaning given by paragraph 3B of...

        15. 20.Tattoo and piercing parlours.

        16. 21.Skating rinks.

        17. 22.The following indoor facilities: dance studios, fitness studios, gyms, sports...

        18. 23.Circuses, funfairs and fairgrounds (whether outdoors or indoors), theme parks...

        19. 24.Outdoor sports centres or amenities, including water sports, stables, shooting...

        20. 25.Outdoor markets (except for livestock markets, stalls selling food and...

        21. 26.Showrooms and other premises, including outdoor areas, used for the...

        22. 27.Auction houses (except for auctions of livestock or agricultural equipment)....

        23. 28.Model villages.

        24. 29.Visitor attractions at film studios.

        25. 30.(1) Aquariums, zoos, safari parks, farms, wildlife centres and any...

        26. 31.(1) Indoor attractions at visitor attractions such as—

        27. 32.(1) Conference centres and exhibition halls, so far as they...

      3. PART 3 Businesses permitted to remain open

        1. 33.Food retailers, including food markets, supermarkets, convenience stores and corner...

        2. 34.Off licenses and licensed shops selling alcohol (including breweries).

        3. 35.Pharmacies (including non-dispensing pharmacies) and chemists.

        4. 36.Newsagents.

        5. 37.Hardware stores.

        6. 38.Building merchants, and building services.

        7. 39.Petrol stations.

        8. 40.Car repair and MOT services.

        9. 41.Bicycle shops.

        10. 42.Taxi or vehicle hire businesses.

        11. 43.The following businesses— (a) banks; (b) building societies;

        12. 44.Post offices.

        13. 45.Funeral directors.

        14. 46.Laundrettes and dry cleaners.

        15. 47.Dental services, opticians, audiology services, chiropody, chiropractors, osteopaths and other...

        16. 48.Veterinary surgeons and pet shops.

        17. 49.Agricultural supplies shop.

        18. 50.Storage and distribution facilities, including delivery drop off or collection...

        19. 51.Car parks.

        20. 52.Public toilets.

        21. 53.Garden centres.

        22. 54.Businesses selling or supplying natural Christmas trees.

  9. Explanatory Note

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