Coronavirus (COVID-19)—governance tracker
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—governance tracker

The following Local Government guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—governance tracker
  • Primary legislation
  • Legislation—made statutory instruments
  • Legislation—draft statutory instruments
  • Government guidance
  • Other sources of information
  • News Analysis

This tracker is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary briefing notes and other sources of interest relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) local authority governance, where relevant to local government lawyers. It is designed to provide an easy reference point for relevant content for lawyers working in or with local authorities during the coronavirus pandemic.

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  1. Primary legislation

  2. Legislation—made statutory instruments

  3. Legislation—draft statutory instruments

  4. Government guidance

  5. Other sources of information

  6. News Analysis

Primary legislation

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Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020)
  1. CA 2020, s 52

  2. CA 2020, Sch 22

25 March 2020 Criminal Powers in response to COVID-19—stay indoors instructions
John Oliver, barrister at Five St Andrew’s Hill, provides a summary of measures relating to the instruction to remain indoors which the Government issued in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis in the UK. This includes powers under the CA 2020 and the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions (England) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/350.
See News Analysis: Criminal Powers in response to COVID-19—stay indoors instructions.
CA 2020, ss 59–70