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The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (Wales) Regulations 2020

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Title and coming into force

    2. 2.General interpretation

  3. PART 2 Requirement to provide information

    1. 3.Persons arriving from outside the common travel area

    2. 4.Requirement to provide passenger information

    3. 5.Requirement to notify changes to passenger information

    4. 6.Passenger information not in a person's possession or control

  4. PART 2A Notification of a negative test result etc.

    1. 6A.Requirement to possess notification of a negative test result

  5. PART 2B Mandatory testing requirements

    1. 6B.Requirement to arrange tests before arriving in Wales

    2. 6C.Requirement to take tests

    3. 6AB.Requirement to book and undertake tests

    4. 6D.Requirement to isolate on failure to take tests

    5. 6DA.Requirement to isolate on failure to take tests: travellers from non-exempt countries and territories

    6. 6DB.Requirement to isolate on failure to take tests: travellers from exempt countries and territories

    7. 6E.Consequences of positive test result

    8. 6F.Consequences of positive result for person residing in same premises

    9. 6G.Consequences of not receiving result of day 8 test before end of isolation period

    10. 6H.Consequences of receiving inconclusive test result

    11. 6HA.Consequences of receiving inconclusive test result: travellers from non-exempt countries and territories

    12. 6HB.Consequences of receiving inconclusive test result: travellers from exempt countries and territories

    13. 6I.Tests other than in accordance with these Regulations

    14. 6J.Charge for tests

    15. 6K.Workforce testing

  6. PART 3 Requirement to isolate etc.

    1. 7.Requirement to isolate: arrivals from outside the United Kingdom

    2. 8.Requirement to isolate: arrivals from another part of the United Kingdom

    3. 9.Isolation requirements: exemptions

    4. 10.Isolation requirements: exceptions

    5. 11.Requirement on persons with responsibility for children

    6. 12.Last day of isolation

    7. 12A.Special rules applicable to persons travelling from Denmark

  7. PART 3A Travel from Denmark

    1. 12B.Prohibition on the arrival of aircraft and vessels travelling directly from Denmark

  8. PART 3B Travel from South Africa

    1. 12C.Special rules applicable to persons travelling from South Africa

    2. 12D.Prohibition on the arrival of aircraft and vessels travelling directly from Denmark

  9. PART 3C Travel from a country or territory listed in Schedule 3A

    1. 12E.Additional measures applicable to persons travelling from a country or territory listed in Schedule 3A

    2. 12F.Prohibition on the arrival of aircraft and vessels travelling directly from a country or territory listed in Schedule 3A

  10. PART 4 Enforcement and offences

    1. 13.Enforcement of requirement to isolate

    2. 14.Offences

    3. 15.Prosecutions

    4. 16.Fixed penalty notices

  11. PART 5 Information sharing

    1. 17.Use and disclosure of information

    2. 18.Self-incrimination

  12. PART 6 Review and expiry

    1. 19.Review of requirements

    2. 20.Expiry of Regulations

  13. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Passenger information

      1. 1.Personal details— (a) full name, (b) sex,

      2. 2.Journey details— (a) if applicable, the address of suitable premises...

      3. 3.Where regulation 6AB requires a day 2 test and a...

      4. 4.Where P is travelling with a child for whom they...

      5. 5.The full name and telephone number of an emergency contact....

    2. SCHEDULE 1A

      Testing before arrival in Wales

      1. 1.A test complies with this paragraph if—

      2. 2.Notification of a negative test result must include, in English,...

      3. 3.(1) The persons referred to in regulation 6A(4)(c) (as not...

    3. SCHEDULE 1B

      Booking information

      1. 1.Booking information

      2. 2.Journey details— (aa) P’s home address; (ab) where P is...

    4. SCHEDULE 1C

      Mandatory testing after arrival in Wales

      1. 1.Day 2 test requirements

      2. 1A.The circumstances mentioned in regulation 6AB(2)(a) are that P undertake...

      3. 2.Day 8 test requirements

      4. 2A.The circumstances mentioned in regulation 6AB(2)(b) are that P undertake...

      5. 3.Interpretation

    5. SCHEDULE 1D

      Workforce tests

      1. 1.Interpretation of Schedule 1D

      2. 2.Requirement after failure to undertake test

      3. 3.Consequences of test results

      4. 4.Duties on employers

    6. SCHEDULE 2

      Exempt persons

      1. PART 1 Persons not required to comply with regulation 4, 5, 7 or 8

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

        2. 2.(1) A Crown servant or government contractor—

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

        4. 4.An official of a foreign Government required to travel to...

        5. 5.A person who, on arrival in the United Kingdom, passes...

      2. PART 2 Persons not required to comply with regulation 7 or 8

        1. 5.A person who, on arrival in the United Kingdom, passes...

        2. 6.(1) A road haulage worker or a road passenger transport...

        3. 6A.(1) A road passenger transport worker. (2) For the purposes...

        4. 7.(1) Masters and seamen, as defined in section 313(1) of...

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

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

        7. 10.(1) A member of aircraft crew where they have travelled...

        8. 11.A civil aviation inspector as defined in Annex 9 to...

        9. 12.(1) Any of the following persons who have travelled to...

        10. 13.(1) Any person who the relevant Department has certified as...

        11. 13A.(1) A person returning from undertaking essential or emergency work...

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

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

        14. 16.A representative of any territory travelling to the United Kingdom...

        15. 17.(1) A worker engaged in essential or emergency works—

        16. 17A.(1) A worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating...

        17. 17B.A worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to...

        18. 18.(1) A worker engaged in essential or emergency works—

        19. 19.(1) A person who is— (a) nuclear personnel, and who...

        20. 20.An inspector from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical...

        21. 21.(1) A person who is — (a) carrying out a...

        22. 22.(1) A specialist aerospace engineer, or a specialist aerospace worker,...

        23. 23.(1) A person engaged in operational, maintenance or safety activities...

        24. 24.(1) A worker required to undertake or commence within the...

        25. 25.A postal operator, as defined in section 27(3) of the...

        26. 26.A worker with specialist technical skills, where those specialist technical...

        27. 27.A worker with specialist technical skills, where those specialist technical...

        28. 28.(1) A person who has travelled to the United Kingdom...

        29. 29.A person who has travelled to the United Kingdom who...

        30. 30.A person who is an “inspector” within the meaning given...

        31. 31.(1) A person who— (a) has travelled to the United...

        32. 32.A person who has travelled to the United Kingdom to...

        33. 33.(1) A person who is— (a) a “qualified person” within...

        34. 34.(1) A person who has travelled to the United Kingdom...

        35. 35.A person who is engaged in urgent or essential work—...

        36. 36.A person— (a) pursuing an activity as an employed or...

        37. 37.A person working on the making of—

        38. 38.(1) A person habitually resident in the United Kingdom who—...

        39. 39.A person — (a) who is engaged in the installation,...

    7. SCHEDULE 3

      Exempt countries and territories outside the common travel area

      1. PART 1 Countries, territories and parts of countries or territories

      2. PART 2 United Kingdom Overseas Territories

    8. SCHEDULE 3A

      Countries and territories subject to additional measures

    9. SCHEDULE 4

      Specified sporting events

    10. SCHEDULE 5

      Sectoral Exceptions

      1. 1.(1) A worker engaged in essential or emergency works—

      2. 2.(1) A worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating...

      3. 3.A worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to...

      4. 4.(1) A worker engaged in essential or emergency works—

      5. 5.(1) A person who is— (a) nuclear personnel, and who...

      6. 6.An inspector from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical...

      7. 7.(1) A person who is— (a) carrying out a critical...

      8. 8.(1) A specialist aerospace engineer, or a specialist aerospace worker,...

      9. 9.(1) A person engaged in operational, maintenance or safety activities...

      10. 10.(1) A worker required to undertake or commence within the...

      11. 11.A postal operator, as defined in section 27(3) of the...

      12. 12.A worker with specialist technical skills, where those specialist technical...

      13. 13.A worker with specialist technical skills, where those specialist technical...

      14. 14.(1) A person who has travelled to the United Kingdom...

      15. 15.A person who is an “inspector” within the meaning given...

      16. 16.(1) A person who— (a) has travelled to the United...

      17. 17.A person who has travelled to the United Kingdom to...

      18. 18.(1) A person who is— (a) a “qualified person” within...

      19. 19.(1) A person who has travelled to the United Kingdom...

      20. 20.A person who is engaged in urgent or essential work—...

      21. 21.(1) A person habitually resident in the United Kingdom who—...

      22. 22.A person— (a) who is engaged in the installation, maintenance...

  14. Explanatory Note

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