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Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Jersey) Order 2020

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Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Jersey) Order 2020

THE MINISTER FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES, after consulting the Medical Officer of Health, makes this Order under Regulation 5 of the Covid-19 (Screening, Assessment and Isolation) (Jersey) Regulations 2020[1] –

Commencement [see endnotes]

1        Declaration of start and end of restricted movement period[2]

A period of restricted movement –

(a)     starts at 8 a.m. on Monday 30th March 2020; and

(b)     ends at the end of Thursday 28th May 2020.

2        Exceptions from requirement not to go to or remain in public place

(1)     The following descriptions of person are exceptions from the requirement not to go to or remain in a public place –

(a)     a police officer or authorised officer, when acting as such;

(b)     any other person who is in a public place for the purpose of that person’s work, when –

(i)      it is not reasonably possible for that person to work from the place where that person is living, or

(ii)      the person is required by his or her employer to work at a workplace, within the meaning of the Covid‑19 (Workplace Restrictions) (Jersey) Regulations 2020[3], if that requirement does not contravene any provision of or under those Regulations;

(c)     any other person required to go to, or remain in, a public place to fulfil a legal obligation;

(d)     any other person who is in a public place for the purpose of taking a period of absence from that person’s home (whether or not the period includes time during which the person is in a place that is not public), if –

(i)      the period of absence amounts, in aggregate with any other such periods in the same day, to no more than 6 hours,

(ii)      during the period of absence, while in a public place, the person remains at least 2 metres away from any other person who does not reside in the same home, and

(iii)     during the period of absence the person does not enter any building, other than business premises to which the person is admitted as a member of the public rather than as an employee.[4]

(2)     For the purpose of paragraph (1) –

(a)     “work” includes work involved in the provision of voluntary or charitable services;

(b)     direct travel between the place where a person is living and that person’s place of work is to be treated as being for the purpose of that person’s work;

(c)     “home” in relation to a person means the accommodation in which the person resides; and

(d)     “business premises” means premises that are a workplace, within the meaning of the Covid‑19 (Workplace Restrictions) (Jersey) Regulations 2020[5].[6]

3        Places treated as being public places or as not being public places[7]

(1)     A private road or way to which the public has access, whether for payment or otherwise, is to be treated as a public place.

(2)     A place that otherwise would be a public place is not to be treated as a public place if –

(a)     it is “business premises”, within the meaning of Article 2(2)(d).

(b)     [8]

4        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Jersey) Order 2020 and comes into force at 8 a.m. on Monday 30th March 2020.



Table of Legislation History


Year and No


◦Projet No (where applicable)

Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Jersey) Order 2020


8 am on 30 March 2020


Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Amendment – Extension) (Jersey) Order 2020


8 am on 13 April 2020


Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Amendment – Second Extension) (Jersey) Order 2020


8 am on 27 April 2020


Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Jersey) Order 2020


2 May 2020


Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Amendment – Exceptions, Public Places and Third Extension) (Jersey) Order 2020


11 May 2020


Covid-19 (Restricted Movement) (Amendment – Workplaces and Fourth Extension) (Jersey) Order 2020


21 May 2020


◦Projets available at statesassembly.gov.je

Table of Endnote References

[1]                                     R&O.33/2020

[2] Article 1                      amended by R&O.39/2020, R&O.52/2020, R&O.60/2020, R&O.68/2020

[3]                                     R&O.65/2020

[4] Article 2(1)                  amended by R&O.56/2020, R&O.60/2020, R&O.68/2020

[5]                                     chapter 20.055.90

[6] Article 2(2)                  amended by R&O.56/2020, R&O.68/2020

[7] Article 3                      substituted by R&O.60/2020

[8] Article 3(2)                  amended by R&O.68/2020

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