Extraordinary gazette on COVID-19 regulations issued

The much-awaited extraordinary gazette titled ‘COVID-19 (Preventive Measures) Regulations’ was issued, the Department of Government Printing said.
The gazette notification, which was issued with the signature of Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi, stated that the legal action would be taken against those who defy health rules and regulations such as maintaining social distance at public places and wearing of face masks.
With the issuance of this new gazette notification, the courts will be able to impose a fine of not more than Rs. 10,000 and or hand down a six-month jail term.

 

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