Correction to errors in coronavirus Regulations

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 SI 447 were made on 21st April 2020, laid before Parliament at 12.30 p.m. on 22nd April 2020, and came into force at 11.00 a.m. on 22nd April 2020. The header to this new SI explains: “This Statutory Instrument corrects errors in the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/350).

Since this affects “thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore“, (Psalm 121:8), or at least until the original Regulations “expire at the end of the period of six months beginning with the day on which they came into force (i.e.1.00 p.m. on 26th March 2020) “, (Paragraph 12.—(1)), we suspect that it will be of general interest. Continue reading