COVID-19: Revocation of regulations in England

The snappily titled The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Steps etc.) (England) (Revocation and Amendment) Regulations 2021, SI 2021/848 (“the Instrument”), were made on 14th July 2021, laid before Parliament on 15th July 2021 and come into force at 11.55 p.m. on 18th July 2021. Extracts from the Explanatory Memorandum are reproduced below.

The instrument is made under the emergency procedure set out in section 45R of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 (c.22) (“the 1984 Act”), [3.1]. The Explanatory notes give details of the rationale behind each of these changes. Continue reading