The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 14) Regulations 2020

Publication Date:January 01, 2020
 
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2020No. 280

PUBLIC HEALTH

The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 14) Regulations 2020

Made at 1.00 p.m. on11thSeptember2020

Laid before the Scottish Parliament at 3.00 p.m. on11thSeptember2020

Coming into force at 4.00 a.m. on12thSeptember2020

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 94(1)(b)(i) and 122(2)(b) of the Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008( 1), and all other powers enabling them to do so.

In accordance with section 122(6) of that Act, the Scottish Ministers consider that these Regulations need to be made urgently, without a draft having been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Scottish Parliament.

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 14) Regulations 2020 and come into force at 4.00 a.m. on 12 September 2020.

Amendment of the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Regulations 2020

2.—(1) The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Regulations 2020( 2) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 2 (interpretation)—

(a) in paragraph (1)—

(i) in the definition of “exempt country or territory”, after “a country or territory” insert “, or part of a country or territory,”,

(ii) in the definition of “non-exempt country or territory”, after “other country or territory” insert “, or part of a country or territory,”,

(b) in paragraph (3)—

(i) for “if, at all times whilst in that country or territory” substitute “, or part of a country or territory, if, at all times whilst in that country, territory or part thereof”,

(ii) in sub-paragraph (b), for “country or territory” substitute “country, territory or part thereof”.

(3) In regulation 9(6), for sub-paragraph (c) substitute—

“(c) to seek medical assistance, including to access any of the following services—

(i) dental services, opticians, audiology services, chiropody services, chiropractors, osteopaths and other medical or health services, including services relating to mental health,

(ii) veterinary surgeons and pet shops,”.

(4) In Part 1 of schedule A1 (exempt countries and territories)—

(a) for the heading, substitute “Countries, territories, or parts of countries or territories”,

(b) omit—

(i) “Hungary”,

(ii) “Réunion”,

(c) after “South Korea”, add “Sweden”.

(5) In schedule 1 (passenger...

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