New COVID-19 legislation and guidance to 26 September

This is a weekly update on the legislation and guidance on coronavirus COVID-19 up to 26 September; it is intended as a quick reference to the latest developments. New items will be added throughout each week as they become available, and at the same time as they are included in COVID-19 Coronavirus: legislation and guidance, which is now the main source of information§. The updates for the earlier weeks are here.

Sunday 20 September to Saturday 26 September

Law and Religion UK

Church of England

Update, Tuesday September 22 at 14.25

  •  Following the announcement by the Prime Minister, the Church of England is continuing to engage with Government departments to review advice to churches. We anticipate further updates in the next few days with further additions to the FAQs and we also continue to review the downloadable guidance papers which will be updated accordingly.

Update, Wednesday 23 September at 13:30

Updated FAQs:

  • Can baptisms still go ahead? in the Life Events section
  • Can ordinations still go ahead? in the Life Events section
  • Advice on NHS Test & Trace in the General section (previously Is there advice on how to collect NHS Test and Trace data?)
  • COVID-19 NHS Test & Trace Data4 v. Updates from version 2: The text has been updated to reflect the change in legal status which makes collecting data mandatory in some circumstances, and to give information on the Test & Trace app.§

Update, Thursday 24 September at 13:10§

New FAQs:

  • What guidance is there for Fresh Expressions? under Prayer and worship section
  • How can parishes plan ahead? under General section

Updated FAQs:

  • Can ordinations still go ahead? under Life events section

New Documents:

Last updated Friday 25 September at 16:00§

New FAQs:

  • Can we still hold a Remembrance Sunday service?in the Prayer and worship section
  • Can confirmations still go ahead?in the Life events section

Updated FAQs:

  • Can funerals still go ahead? in the Life events section
  • Can weddings still go ahead?in the Life events section
  • Can baptisms still go ahead? in the Life events section
  • Can ordinations still go ahead?in the Life events section

Updated Documents:

Legislation

Guidance and Statements

Church of England

  • Last updated Wednesday 23 September at 13:30Updated FAQs:
    • Can baptisms still go ahead? in the Life Events section
    • Can ordinations still go ahead? in the Life Events section
    • Advice on NHS Test & Trace in the General section (previously Is there advice on how to collect NHS Test and Trace data?)
  • COVID-19 NHS Test & Trace Data, v4, 23 September.

Other

§ item yet to be added to COVID-19 Coronavirus: legislation and guidance. 

Post last updated, 2 October 2020 at 13:53.

Cite this article as: David Pocklington, "New COVID-19 legislation and guidance to 26 September" in Law & Religion UK, 22 September 2020, https://lawandreligionuk.com/2020/09/22/new-covid-19-legislation-and-guidance-to-26-september/

 

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