Applicable tests

3.—(1) An applicable test is a test for the detection of coronavirus which is—

(a)provided in a single end-to-end testing service (whether or not the provider arranges with another person (“X”) for X to provide one or more elements of the service on their behalf);

(b)provided in the course of a business;

(c)not a test provided or administered under the National Health Service Act 2006(1);

(d)not a test provided by a person (P) solely to—

(i)P’s employees;

(ii)persons contracted to provide services to P; or

(iii)both of the above; and

(e)administered on or after 1st January 2021.

(2) In this regulation—

(a)“coronavirus” means severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2);

(b)“single end-to-end testing service” means a service which comprises arranging to provide the test to the person to be tested, collecting and processing the sample to be tested, and providing the test result to that person.