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Covid-19 (Gathering Control) (Amendment No. 4) (Jersey) Order 2021

Made                                                                                                      4th March 2021

Coming into force                                                                              8th March 2021

THE MINISTER FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES, after consulting the Medical Officer of Health and the Council of Ministers, makes this Order under Regulation 2 of the Covid-19 (Gatherings) (Jersey) Regulations 2020[1] –

1        Covid-19 (Gathering Control) (Jersey) Order 2020 amended

This Order amends the Covid-19 (Gathering Control) (Jersey) Order 2020[2].

2        Article 3 (gatherings in people's homes) amended

In Article 3(2)(a) and (b) for “3 years of age” there is substituted “5 years of age”.

3        Article 4 (gatherings in the open air) amended

After Article 4(1) there is inserted –

“(1A) Paragraph (1) does not apply to a gathering if –

(a)     one or more of the people gathering is a child under 5 years of age; and

(b)     there are no more than 10 people of 5 years of age or older who take part in the gathering.”.

4        Article 8 (exception: certain gatherings involving young people) amended

In Article 8(1)(c)(iv) after “organisers” there is inserted “and children under 5 years of age”.

5        Article 8A inserted

After Article 8 there is inserted –

“8A   Exception: certain gatherings involving adults

No gathering control requirement in this Order applies in the case of a controlled gathering (within the meaning given by Article 7) in the open air to enable adults to take part in any sport or exercise if the total number of people participating in, watching, supporting or facilitating the gathering does not exceed 35.”.

6        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Covid-19 (Gathering Control) (Amendment No. 4) (Jersey) Order 2021 and comes into force on 8th March 2021.

Deputy R.J. Renouf of St. Ouen

Minister for Health and Social Services



[1]                                     R&O.148/2020

[2]                                     R&O.166/2020

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