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Covid-19 (Workplace Restrictions) (Amendment No. 9) (Jersey) Order 2021

Made                                                                                                 9th February 2021

Coming into force                                                                      10th February 2021

THE MINISTER FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES makes this Order under Regulations 2 and 3 of the Covid-19 (Workplace Restrictions) (Jersey) Regulations 2020[1] after having complied with the consultation requirements set out in Regulation 2(1) and (2) of those Regulations –

1        Covid-19 (Workplace Restrictions) (Jersey) Order 2020 amended

This Order amends the Covid-19 (Workplace Restrictions) (Jersey) Order 2020[2].

2        Article 2 (closure of certain workplaces) amended

(1)     In Article 2(1) –

(a)     sub-paragraphs (d) and (g) are deleted;

(b)     in sub-paragraph (ea) “indoor”, where first appearing, is deleted.

(2)     Article 2(3) is deleted.

3        Article 3 (specified workplaces open to the public for certain purposes) amended

(1)     In Article 3(1) –

(a)     after sub-paragraph (b) there is inserted –

“(e)    changing facilities used in connection with swimming pools or paddling pools for a purpose specified in paragraph (2A)(b);”;

(b)     in sub-paragraph (f) after “indoor physical activity facilities” there is inserted “, swimming pools and paddling pools”.

(2)     For Article 3(2) there is substituted –

“(2)    Workplaces that are licensed premises are prohibited from being open to the public for any purpose other than –

(a)     for the carrying out of the following activities –

(i)      activities undertaken by spas, nail salons, beauty salons, waxing salons or tanning salons, or for laser hair removal,

(ii)      non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as Botox injections and facial fillers,

(iii)     tattooing, piercing, acupuncture or massage, or

(iv)     providing haircuts, hair styling or the professional application of make up;

(b)     for the purposes of selling or supplying food or drink (other than intoxicating liquor) for consumption off the premises;

(c)     in the case of premises holding only a licence of the sixth category (an Off-Licence) or premises holding a licence of the first category (a Taverner’s Licence) or a licence of the fourth category (a Comprehensive Licence) for the purposes of selling or supplying intoxicating liquor for consumption off the premises; and

(d)     in the case of premises holding a licence of the second category (a Residential Licence) or a licence of the fourth category (a Comprehensive Licence), for the purposes of providing sleeping accommodation and food and drink (including intoxicating liquor), to be consumed only in that sleeping accommodation, to people –

(i)      who had booked accommodation at those premises for a period that began before 4th December 2020, but only for the duration of that booking, or

(ii)      who, by direction of the Minister, are occupying the accommodation for the purpose of isolation in order to control the spread of Covid-19.”.

(3)     After Article 3(2A)(d) there is inserted –

“(e)    to allow up to 5 people mentioned in clauses (i) or (ii) to take part in a physical activity and to be accompanied during that activity by up to 2 people who are providing them with instruction or other assistance with their training or physical fitness, namely –

(i)      people supported by the Commonwealth Games Association of Jersey on a pathway to competing in the Youth or Senior Commonwealth Games, and

(ii)      people registered or supported by Jersey Sport or the Jersey Sport Foundation as high performing athletes or on a pathway to becoming high performing athletes.”.

4        Article 5A (condition of opening: workers wearing masks or visors) amended

In Article 5A(2)(g) after “facilities” there is inserted “, for the purposes mentioned in Article 3(2A)(a) and (c)”.

5        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Covid-19 (Workplace Restrictions) (Amendment No. 9) (Jersey) Order 2021 and comes into force on 10th February 2021.

Deputy R.J. Renouf of St. Ouen

Minister for Health and Social Services

[1]                                     R&O.65/2020

[2]                                     R&O.67/2020

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