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Acts and Bills 2020

BILLS 2020:

BILL NO. 1 (COVID-19 (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) BILL)
BILL NO. 2 (QUARANTINE BILL)
BILL NO. 3 (APPROPRIATION (2020-2021) BILL)
BILL NO. 4 (SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION (2019-2020) BILL)
BILL NO. 5 (ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND COMBATTING THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) BILL)
BILL NO. 6 (SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION (2017-2018) (NO. 2) BILL)
BILL NO. 7 (FINANCE (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) BILL)
 

 

ACTS 2020:

 

THE COVID-19 (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT
 
(No. 1 of 2020)
 
Explanatory Memorandum
 
The object of this Act is to amend a number of enactments to cater for the impact of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the infectious disease commonly known as COVID-19, and for matters connected, consequential or related thereto.
 
 
 
Status – Published in the Gazette on 16 May 2020.  Came into operation on 16 May 2020.
 
 

 

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THE QUARANTINE ACT
 
(No. 2 of 2020)
 
Explanatory Memorandum
 
The object of this Act is to repeal the Quarantine Act, which dates back to the year 1954, and re-enact a reformed and modern appropriate legislative framework with a view to providing more appropriate measures for the prevention and spread of communicable diseases. 2.  The new legislation has been rendered necessary on account of the impact of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov), the infectious disease commonly known as COVID-19.
 
 
 
Status – Published in the Gazette on 16 May 2020.  Will come into operation on a date to be fixed by Proclamation.
 

 
THE APPROPRIATION (2020-2021) ACT
(No. 3 of 2020)
 
Explanatory Memorandum
 
The object of this Act is to provide for the issue from the Consolidated Fund of the sums necessary to meet the expenditure, both recurrent and capital, in respect of the services of Government for the financial year 2020-2021 and for the appropriation of those sums by votes of expenditure.
 
 
Status – Published in the Gazette on 23 June 2020.  Came into operation on 23 June 2020.