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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introduction, review and expiry

    1. 1.Title, application and coming into force

    2. 2.Review

    3. 3.Expiry

  3. PART 2 Levels of restrictions on gathering, travelling, and on use of premises of businesses and services

    1. 4.Levels of restrictions

  4. PART 3 Requirement to isolate etc.

    1. CHAPTER 1 Requirement to isolate etc. where person tests positive for coronavirus or has close contact with such person

      1. 5.Interpretation of Part

      2. 6.Requirement to isolate: adult with coronavirus

      3. 7.Requirement to isolate: child with coronavirus

      4. 8.Requirement to isolate after close contact: adult

      5. 9.Requirement to isolate after close contact: child

      6. 10.Isolation requirements: general exceptions

      7. 10A.Transitional provision: isolation requirements

      8. 11.Isolation requirements: exception for participants in a testing scheme

      9. 11A.Requirement to isolate: specific provision for people who are in Wales on 22 January 2021 and who have been in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or the United Republic of Tanzania in the previous 10 days

      10. 11AA.Requirement to isolate: specific provision for people who are in Wales on 29 January 2021 and who have been in certain countries in the previous 10 days

      11. 11B.Isolation requirements: specific exception for people who have been in certain countries

      12. 12.Requirement on persons with responsibility for children

      13. 13.Withdrawing a notice which requires isolation

    2. CHAPTER 2 Information

      1. 14.Power to use and disclose information

  5. PART 3A Travel restrictions etc.

    1. 14A.Restriction on international travel

    2. 14B.International travel declaration form

  6. PART 4 Taking preventative measures in regulated premises

    1. 15.Regulated premises and responsible persons

    2. 16.Requirement to take all reasonable measures to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus

    3. 16A.Specific measures applicable to specified hospitality and entertainment venues and premises at which specified events are held

    4. 17.Specific measures applicable to licensed premises

    5. 17A.Specific measures applicable to retail premises

    6. 18.Guidance about taking reasonable measures

  7. PART 4A Taking preventative measures when election campaigning

    1. 18A.Requirement to take all reasonable measures to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus when election campaigning

  8. PART 5 Face coverings

    1. 19.Requirement to wear face covering on public transport

    2. 20.Requirement to wear face covering in certain indoor public places

    3. 21.Guidance about requirements to wear face coverings

  9. PART 6 Provision of education in school

    1. 22.Provision of education in school to certain pupils when school premises are closed

    2. 23.Failure to comply with regulation 22

    3. 24.Interpretation of this Part

  10. PART 7 Enforcement

    1. 25.Enforcement officers

    2. 26.Enforcement of requirement to take preventative measures

    3. 27.Compliance notices

    4. 28.Powers of removal and dispersal: gatherings and being away from home

    5. 29.Powers relating to travel restrictions

    6. 30.Powers relating to contravention of isolation requirement

    7. 30A.Powers relating to offence of possessing false or misleading evidence relating to vaccination or coronavirus test results

    8. 31.Powers relating to events

    9. 32.Enforcement of face covering requirements

    10. 33.Enforcement: children

    11. 34.Power of entry

    12. 35.Power of police to conduct road checks

    13. 36.Enforcement: supplemental provision

  11. PART 8 Offences and penalties

    1. CHAPTER 1 Offences

      1. 37.Offences relating to gatherings and being away from home

      2. 38.Travel restriction offences

      3. 39.Offences relating to organising events

      4. 40.Offences relating to isolation requirements and contact tracing

      5. 40A.Offence of possessing false or misleading evidence relating to vaccination or coronavirus test results

      6. 41.Offence of failing to wear a face covering

      7. 42.Offences relating to businesses and services

      8. 43.Obstruction and contravention of directions and compliance notices

      9. 44.Penalty

      10. 45.Arrest without warrant

      11. 46.Offences committed by bodies corporate etc.

    2. CHAPTER 2 Fixed penalties

      1. 47.Fixed penalty notices

      2. 48.Amount of fixed penalty: general

      3. 49.Amount of fixed penalty: participating in a large gathering at a private dwelling

      4. 49A.Amount of fixed penalty: international travel requirements

      5. 50.Amount of fixed penalty: organising an event

      6. 51.Amount of fixed penalty: organising an unlicensed music event

      7. 52.Amount of fixed penalty: business-related offences

      8. 53.Fixed penalties: form and procedure

      9. 54.Fixed penalty notices: prohibition of double jeopardy

    3. CHAPTER 3 Proceedings

      1. 55.Self-incrimination

      2. 56.Prosecutions

  12. PART 9 General

    1. 57.Interpretation

    2. 58.Revocation

    3. 59.Consequential amendment

  13. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Alert Level 1 Restrictions

      1. PART 1 Restrictions on gathering

        1. 1.Restriction on gatherings in private dwellings

        2. 2.Restriction on gatherings in public places

        3. 3.Extended households

      2. PART 2 Restrictions on organising events

        1. 4.Prohibition on organising events

        2. 5.Authorised events

      3. PART 3 Restrictions on travelling

        1. 6.Restriction on travel to and from Alert Level 1 area

      4. PART 4 Restrictions on certain businesses and services

        1. 7.Closure of premises used by certain businesses and services

        2. 8.Restrictions on licensed premises

        3. 9.Businesses or services whose premises must be closed

        4. 10.Sexual entertainment venues (within the meaning given by paragraph 2A...

        5. 11.Ice skating rinks.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Alert Level 2 Restrictions

      1. PART 1 Restrictions on gathering

        1. 1.Restriction on gatherings in private dwellings

        2. 2.Restriction on gatherings in public places

        3. 3.Extended households

      2. PART 2 Restrictions on organising events

        1. 4.Prohibition on organising events

        2. 5.Authorised events

      3. PART 3 Restrictions on travelling

        1. 6.Restriction on travel to and from Alert Level 2 area

      4. PART 4 Restrictions on certain businesses and services

        1. 7.Closure of premises used by certain businesses and services

        2. 8.Restrictions on licensed premises

        3. 9.Businesses or services whose premises must be closed

        4. 10.Sexual entertainment venues (within the meaning given by paragraph 2A...

        5. 11.Ice skating rinks.

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Alert Level 3 Restrictions

      1. PART 1 Restrictions on gathering

        1. 1.Restriction on gatherings in private dwellings

        2. 2.Restriction on gatherings in holiday or travel accommodation

        3. 3.Restriction on gatherings in public places

        4. 4.Extended households

      2. PART 2 Restrictions on organising events

        1. 5.Prohibition on organising events

        2. 6.Authorised events

      3. PART 3 Restrictions on certain businesses and services

        1. CHAPTER 1 Businesses or services whose premises are required to be closed but to which limited access may be allowed

          1. 7.Closure of indoor premises of food and drink businesses

          2. 8.Closure of holiday or travel accommodation that is not self-contained

        2. CHAPTER 2 Businesses or services whose premises are required to be closed

          1. 9.Closure of businesses and services

        3. CHAPTER 3 Businesses and services whose premises are exempt from the requirement to close

          1. 10.Exemption from the requirement to be closed: venues for weddings and celebrations of life of deceased

        4. CHAPTER 4 List of closed or partially closed premises

          1. Closed or partially closed premises Food and drink businesses

            1. 11.Bars (including bars in members’ clubs).

            2. 12.Public houses.

            3. 13.Cafes, canteens and restaurants (including workplace canteens and dining rooms...

          2. Holiday or travel accommodation

            1. 14.Camping sites.

            2. 15.Holiday sites.

            3. 16.Hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation.

            4. 17.Other holiday accommodation (including holiday apartments, hostels and boarding houses)....

          3. Leisure and social etc.

            1. 18.Nightclubs, discotheques, dance halls or other venues authorised for the...

            2. 19.Sexual entertainment venues (within the meaning given by paragraph 2A...

            3. 20.Cinemas, other than drive in cinemas.

            4. 21.Concert halls and theatres, other than drive in theatres.

            5. 22.Casinos.

            6. 23.Bingo halls.

            7. 24.Amusement arcades.

            8. 25.Bowling alleys.

            9. 26.Indoor play centres or areas.

            10. 27.Funfairs, amusement parks and theme parks.

            11. 28.Holiday, leisure activity or events businesses.

            12. 29.Museums and galleries.

            13. 30.Ice skating rinks.

            14. 31.Trampoline parks and centres.

            15. 32.Indoor skate parks and centres.

            16. 33.Steam rooms.

            17. 34.Venues for events or conferences (including venues for weddings).

            18. 35.Visitor attractions.

    4. SCHEDULE 3A

      Temporary Alert Level 3 Restrictions

      1. PART 1 Restriction on gathering

        1. 1.Restriction on gatherings in private dwellings

        2. 2.Restriction on gatherings in holiday or travel accommodation

        3. 3.Restriction on gatherings in public places

        4. 4.Extended households

      2. PART 2 Restrictions on organising events

        1. 5.Prohibition on organising events

        2. 5A.Authorised events

      3. PART 3 Restrictions on travelling

        1. 6.Restriction on travel to and from Alert Level 3 area

      4. PART 4 Restrictions on certain businesses and services

        1. CHAPTER 1 Businesses or services whose premises are required to be closed but to which limited access may be allowed

          1. 7.Closure of indoor premises of food and drink businesses

          2. 8.Closure of holiday or travel accommodation that is not self-contained

          3. 9.Closure of community centres ...

        2. CHAPTER 2 Businesses or services whose premises are required to be closed

          1. 10.Closure of businesses and services

        3. CHAPTER 3 Businesses and services whose premises are exempt from the requirement to close

          1. 11.Exemption from the requirement to be closed

        4. CHAPTER 4 List of closed premises

          1. Closed premises

            1. 12.Food and drink businesses

            2. 13.Public houses.

            3. 14.Cafes, canteens and restaurants (including workplace canteens and dining rooms...

            4. 15.Holiday or travel accommodation

            5. 16.Holiday sites.

            6. 17.Hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation;

            7. 18.Other holiday accommodation (including holiday apartments, hostels and boarding houses)....

            8. 19.Public services etc.

            9. 20.Crematoriums.

            10. 21.Personal services etc.

            11. 22.Nail and beauty salons including tanning and electrolysis services.

            12. 23.Body piercings and tattooing services.

            13. 24.Leisure and social etc.

            14. 25.Sexual entertainment venues (within the meaning given by paragraph 2A...

            15. 26.Cinemas, other than drive in cinemas.

            16. 27.Concert halls and theatres, other than drive in theatres.

            17. 28.Casinos.

            18. 29.Bingo halls.

            19. 30.Amusement arcades.

            20. 31.Bowling alleys.

            21. 32.Indoor play centres or areas.

            22. 33.Funfairs, amusement parks and theme parks.

            23. 34.Holiday, leisure activity or events businesses.

            24. 35.Museums and galleries.

            25. 36.Ice skating rinks.

            26. 37.Trampoline parks and centres.

            27. 38.Indoor skate parks and centres.

            28. 39.Spas.

            29. 40.Venues for events or conferences (including venues for weddings).

            30. 41.Visitor attractions.

            31. 42.Sports and exercise.

            32. 43.Indoor swimming pools.

            33. 44.Indoor sports courts, indoor bowling greens and other indoor sports...

            34. 45.Retail etc.

            35. 46.Shopping centres and shopping arcades.

            36. 47.Estate or letting agents and developer sales offices.

          2. Exempt premises

            1. 48.Public services etc.

            2. 49.Funeral directors.

            3. 50.Veterinary surgeons.

            4. 51.Food and drink businesses

            5. 52.Canteens at a prison or an establishment intended for use...

            6. 53.Retail etc.

            7. 54.Food markets, convenience stores, corner shops, pet shops, off licences,...

            8. 55.Supermarkets and other shops selling multiple types of goods—

            9. 56.Shops selling multiple types of goods that do not fall...

            10. 57.Shops offering maintenance or repair services for telecommunications or information...

            11. 58.Building supplies and hardware stores.

            12. 59.Banks, building societies and other financial services providers.

            13. 60.Post offices.

            14. 61.Car repair and MOT services.

            15. 62.Automatic car washes.

            16. 63.Livestock markets or auctions.

            17. 64.Laundrettes and dry cleaners.

            18. 65.Taxi or vehicle hire businesses.

            19. 66.Agricultural or aquacultural supplies shops.

    5. SCHEDULE 4

      Alert Level 4 Restrictions

      1. PART 1 Restrictions on movement and gathering with others

        1. 1.Requirement to stay at home

        2. 2.Requirement not to gather with other people

        3. 3.Extended households

      2. PART 2 Restrictions on organising events

        1. 4.Prohibition on organising events

        2. 5.Authorised elite sporting events

      3. PART 3 Restrictions on travel

        1. 6.Restriction on travel to Alert Level 4 area

      4. PART 3A Restrictions on attending schools and further education institutions

        1. 6A.Restriction on attending school premises

        2. 6B.Restriction on attending further education premises

        3. 6C.Enforcement

        4. 6D.Interpretation of Part 3A

      5. PART 4 Restrictions on certain businesses and services

        1. CHAPTER 1 Business and services whose premises must be closed but to which limited access may be allowed

          1. 7.Closure of food and drink businesses

          2. 8.Closure of holiday or travel accommodation

          3. 9.Closure of community centres ...

        2. CHAPTER 2 Businesses or services whose premises are required to be closed

          1. 10.Closure of businesses and services

        3. CHAPTER 3 Business and services whose premises are exempt from the requirement to close

          1. 11.Exemption from the requirement to be closed

        4. CHAPTER 4 List of closed premises

          1. Closed premises

          2. 12.Bars (including bars in members' clubs).

          3. 13.Public houses.

          4. 14.Cafes, canteens and restaurants (including workplace canteens and dining rooms...

          5. 15.Camping sites.

          6. 16.Holiday sites.

          7. 17.Hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation;

          8. 18.Other holiday accommodation (including holiday apartments, hostels and boarding houses)....

          9. 19.Community centres.

          10. 20.Crematoriums.

          11. 21.Libraries and archive services. Personal services etc.

          12. 22.Hair salons and barbers.

          13. 23.Nail and beauty salons including tanning and electrolysis services.

          14. 24.Body piercings and tattooing services. Leisure and social etc.

          15. 25.Nightclubs, discotheques, dance halls or other venues authorised for the...

          16. 26.Sexual entertainment venues (within the meaning given by paragraph 2A...

          17. 27.Cinemas.

          18. 28.Concert halls and theatres.

          19. 29.Casinos.

          20. 30.Bingo halls.

          21. 31.Amusement arcades.

          22. 32.Bowling alleys.

          23. 33.Indoor play centres or areas.

          24. 34.Funfairs, amusement parks and theme parks.

          25. 35.Holiday, leisure activity or events businesses.

          26. 36.Museums and galleries.

          27. 37.Ice skating rinks.

          28. 38.Trampoline parks and centres.

          29. 39.Enclosed or indoor skate parks and centres.

          30. 40.Spas.

          31. 41.Venues for events or conferences (including venues for weddings).

          32. 42.Visitor attractions. Sports and exercise.

          33. 43.Sports or exercise facilities, including indoor fitness studios and gyms....

          34. 44.Swimming pools.

          35. 45.Sports courts, bowling greens, golf courses and enclosed sports grounds...

          36. 46.Any business offering goods or services for sale or hire...

          37. 47.Shopping centres and shopping arcades.

          38. 48.Estate or letting agents and developer sales offices.

          39. Exempt premises

          40. 49.Dental services, opticians, audiology services, chiropody, chiropractors, osteopaths, physiotherapy services,...

          41. 50.Hospital libraries and libraries at educational establishments.

          42. 51.Funeral directors.

          43. 52.Veterinary surgeons. Food and drink businesses

          44. 53.Cafés and canteens at a hospital, care home, school or...

          45. 54.Canteens at a prison or an establishment intended for use...

          46. 55.Businesses offering the following goods for sale or hire in...

          47. 56.Food markets, convenience stores, corner shops, pet shops, off licences...

          48. 57.Supermarkets and other shops that sell multiple types of goods...

          49. 58.Shops offering maintenance or repair services for telecommunications or information...

          50. 59.Building supplies and hardware stores.

          51. 60.Banks, building societies and other financial services providers.

          52. 61.Post offices.

          53. 62.Car repair and MOT services.

          54. 62A.Automatic car washes.

          55. 63.Livestock markets or auctions.

          56. 64.Laundrettes and dry cleaners.

          57. 65.Taxi or vehicle hire businesses.

          58. 66.Agricultural or aquacultural supplies shops.

    6. SCHEDULE 5

      Areas ...

      1. 1.This is the table referred to in regulation 4(8)— Column...

      2. 2.Temporary modifications

    7. SCHEDULE 5A

      Persons exempt from the restrictions on leaving the United Kingdom, and the requirement to have a travel declaration form

      1. 1.(1) A person (“P”) who is— (a) a member of...

      2. 2.(1) A Crown servant or government contractor where they are...

      3. 3.(1) A person who is a Crown servant, a government...

      4. 4.An official of a foreign Government, who came to the...

      5. 5.(1) A transit passenger. (2) For the purposes of sub-paragraph...

      6. 6.(1) A road haulage worker or a road passenger transport...

      7. 7.(1) Seamen and masters, as defined in section 313(1) of...

      8. 8.A pilot, as defined in paragraph 22(1) of Schedule 3A...

      9. 9.An inspector, or a surveyor of ships, appointed under section...

      10. 10.(1) A member of aircraft crew where they are travelling...

      11. 11.Civil aviation inspectors, as defined in Annex 9 to the...

      12. 12.(1) Any of the following who are travelling from the...

      13. 13.A person designated by the relevant Minister under section 5(3)...

      14. 14.A person being removed from the United Kingdom pursuant to...

      15. 15.A person responsible for escorting a person sought for extradition...

      16. 16.A representative of any territory who travelled to the United...

      17. 17.A person who is being extradited or deported from the...

      18. 18.(1) A specialist aerospace engineer, or a specialist aerospace worker,...

    8. SCHEDULE 6

      Temporary modifications for Christmas: extended households and travel

      1. 1.Christmas: temporary modifications to restrictions on gatherings in private dwellings and restrictions on travelling

      2. 2.Definition of “Christmas period”

      3. 3.Extended households during Christmas period

      4. 4.(1) Schedule 4 is modified as follows.

      5. 5.Transitional provision about extended households

    9. SCHEDULE 7

      Regulated premises

      1. Food and drink businesses

      2. 1.Bars (including bars in members' clubs).

      3. 2.Public houses.

      4. 3.Cafes, canteens and restaurants (including workplace canteens and dining rooms...

      5. 4.Camping sites.

      6. 5.Holiday sites.

      7. 6.Hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation.

      8. 7.Other holiday accommodation (including holiday apartments, hostels and boarding houses)....

      9. 8.Medical or health services.

      10. 9.Recycling and waste centres.

      11. 10.Community centres.

      12. 11.Libraries and archive services.

      13. 12.Places of worship.

      14. 13.Funeral directors.

      15. 14.Crematoriums.

      16. 15.Veterinary surgeons. Personal services etc.

      17. 16.Hair salons and barbers.

      18. 17.Nail and beauty salons including tanning and electrolysis services.

      19. 18.Body piercings and tattooing services. Leisure and social etc.

      20. 19.Cinemas.

      21. 20.Concert halls and theatres.

      22. 21.Casinos.

      23. 22.Bingo halls.

      24. 23.Amusement arcades.

      25. 24.Bowling alleys.

      26. 25.Indoor play centres or areas.

      27. 26.Playgrounds.

      28. 27.Funfairs, amusement parks and theme parks.

      29. 28.Holiday, leisure activity or events businesses.

      30. 29.Museums and galleries.

      31. 30.Ice skating rinks.

      32. 31.Trampoline parks and centres.

      33. 32.Indoor skate parks and centres.

      34. 33.Spas.

      35. 34.Venues for events or conferences (including venues for weddings).

      36. 35.Visitor attractions. Sports and exercise

      37. 36.Sports or exercise facilities, including indoor fitness studios and gyms....

      38. 37.Swimming pools.

      39. 38.Sports courts, bowling greens, golf courses and enclosed sports grounds...

      40. 39.Any business offering goods or services for sale or hire...

      41. 40.Shopping centres and shopping arcades.

      42. 41.Storage and distribution facilities, including delivery drop off points.

      43. 42.Estate or letting agents, developer sales offices and show homes....

    10. SCHEDULE 8

      Enforcement of requirement to take preventative measures on regulated premises

      1. 1.Premises improvement notice

      2. 2.Premises closure notice

      3. 3.Effect of premises closure notice

      4. 4.Termination of premises improvement or closure notice

      5. 5.Appeals

      6. 6.Issuing premises improvement and closure notices and terminations

      7. 7.Publicising premises improvement and closure notices

      8. 8.Production of documents etc.

    11. SCHEDULE 9

      Form of sign to accompany premises improvement notice or premises closure notice

      1. Sign to be displayed with premises improvement notice

        1. 1.(1) A sign to be displayed under paragraph 7(2)(a)(ii) in...

      2. Sign to be displayed with premises closure notice

        1. 2.(1) A sign to be displayed under paragraph 7(2)(a)(ii) in...

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