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The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place) (England) Regulations 2020

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introductory

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 Relevant place: requirement to wear a face covering

    1. 3.Requirement to wear a face covering whilst entering or remaining within a relevant place

    2. 4.Reasonable excuse

  4. PART 3 Enforcement

    1. 5.Enforcement of requirement to wear a face covering whilst entering or remaining within a relevant place

    2. 6.Offence and penalties

    3. 7.Fixed penalty notices

    4. 8.Prosecutions

    5. 9.Review

    6. 10.Expiry

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Relevant places where face coverings must be worn

      1. 1.(1) A shop .... (2) . . . . ....

      2. 2.Enclosed shopping centres ....

      3. 3.Banks, building societies, credit unions, short-term loan providers, savings clubs...

      4. 4.Post Offices.

      5. 5.... Places of worship.

      6. 6.Community centres, youth centres, members clubs and social clubs.

      7. 7.Crematoria and burial ground chapels.

      8. 8.Public areas in hotels and hostels.

      9. 9.Concert halls, exhibition halls , conference centres and other public...

      10. 10.Cinemas.

      11. 11.Museums, galleries, aquariums, zoos and visitor farms, and other tourist,...

      12. 12.Bingo halls.

      13. 13.Public libraries and reading rooms.

      14. 14.Casinos.

      15. 15.Restaurants, including restaurants and dining rooms in hotels or members’...

      16. 16.Bars, including bars in hotels or members’ clubs.

      17. 17.Public houses.

      18. 18.Theatres.

      19. 19.Premises which contain a polling station for an election or...

      20. 20.Premises which are being used for the opening of postal...

      21. PART 2 Exemptions from definition of shop - regulation 2(2)

        1. 5.Public libraries and public reading rooms.

        2. 6.Premises providing professional, legal or financial services.

        3. 7.Premises (other than registered pharmacies) providing wholly or mainly medical...

        4. 8.Veterinary services.

        5. 9.Cinemas.

        6. 10.Theatres.

        7. 11.Museums, galleries (other than for the sale or hire of...

        8. 12.Nightclubs.

        9. 13.Dance halls.

        10. 14.Bingo halls.

        11. 15.Concert halls, exhibition halls or other public hall.

        12. 16.Conference and exhibition centres.

        13. 17.Indoor fitness studios, gyms, dance studios, leisure centres, indoor swimming...

        14. 18.Indoor sports arenas or stadia.

        15. 19.Casinos.

        16. 20.Hotels and hostels.

        17. 21.Spas.

        18. 22.Nail, beauty, hair salons and barbers.

        19. 23.Tattoo and piercing parlours.

        20. 24.Massage parlours.

        21. 25.Storage and distribution centres.

        22. 26.Funeral directors.

        23. 27.Photography studios.

        24. 28.Auction houses.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Exemptions from definition of shop

      1. 1.Premises (other than registered pharmacies) providing wholly or mainly medical...

      2. 2.Fitness studios, gyms, dance studios, leisure centres, swimming pools or...

      3. 3.Photography studios.

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Relevant places in which the exemptions from the requirement to wear face coverings by employees or persons providing services do not apply

      1. 1.A shop, but not including premises providing legal or financial...

      2. 2.Enclosed shopping centres.

      3. 3.Restaurants with table service, including restaurants and dining rooms in...

      4. 4.Bars, including bars in hotels, or members clubs.

      5. 5.Banks, building societies, credit unions, short-term loan providers, savings clubs...

      6. 6.Post offices.

      7. 7.Community centres, youth centres, members clubs and social clubs.

      8. 8.Public areas in hotels and hostels.

      9. 9.Concert halls, exhibition halls, conference centres or other public halls....

      10. 10.Cinemas.

      11. 11.Museums, galleries, aquariums, indoor zoos and visitor farms and other...

      12. 12.Bingo halls.

      13. 13.Public libraries and reading rooms.

      14. 14.Casinos.

      15. 15.Theatres.

      16. 16.Public houses.

      17. 17.Premises which contain a polling station for an election or...

      18. 18.Premises which are being used for the opening of postal...

  6. Explanatory Note

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