COVID-19 legislation and guidance: update to 7 August

This post includes a rolling update of new legislation and guidance on coronavirus COVID-19 during the week commencing 1 August 2021 *.

Sunday 1 August to Saturday 7 August



Northern Ireland

Press Releases



Church of England

Updated: Thursday 22 July, 16.35

Church in Wales



Law and Religion UK

Charity Commission

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for the charity sector: Guidance to help with running your charity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As remaining legal restrictions are gradually eased in England and Wales, the Commission assures charities that during this period it will continue to act proportionately in the public interest, whilst helping trustees to think about the wider or longer impact of their decisions on their charity. (3 August 2021). Guidance to be reviewed 30 September 2021.

Post last updated,  7 August at 08:17.

* Information on COVID-19 on L&RUK

These updates are published at the start of each week; they are not reissued, but new items are added throughout the week as they become available, providing a “rolling update” of the latest developments during the current week. They are also added to COVID-19 Coronavirus: legislation and guidance which is  the main source of  information, and listed with the newest items last (unlike the CofE documents, infra); items in the weekly updates yet to be added are marked “§“.  The updates for the earlier weeks are here.

Church of England documents

Church of England documents are listed under their full title and issue number, in the same order as they appear on the Church’s web site.

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Cite this article as: David Pocklington, "COVID-19 legislation and guidance: update to 7 August" in Law & Religion UK, 3 August 2021,


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