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L.N. 244 of 2020

By August 31, 2020 No Comments

PUBLIC HEALTH ACT (CAP. 465)

Travel Ban (Extension to all Countries) (Amendment) Order, 2020

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by article 27(c) of the Public Health Act, the Superintendent of Public Health has made the following order:-

1. (1) The title of this order is the Travel Ban (Extension to All Countries) (Amendment) Order, 2020 and this order shall be read and construed as one with the Travel Ban (Extension to All Countries) Order, hereinafter referred to as “the principal order”.

(2) This order shall come into force on the 1st July, 2020.

2. In paragraph (c) of the proviso to article 2 of the principal order, the words “deemed to be essential.” shall be substituted by the words “deemed to be essential:” and immediately thereafter there shall be added the following:

“Provided further that with effect from the 1st July 2020, persons may travel from Malta to the countries listed in this proviso and from the countries listed in this proviso to Malta:

(a)  Austria;

(b)  Cyprus;

(c)  Czech Republic;

(d)  Denmark;

(e)  Estonia;

(f)  Finland;

(g)  Hungary;

(h)  Iceland;

(i)  Ireland;

(j)  Germany;

(k) Latvia;

(l) Lithuania;

(m) Luxembourg;

(n) Norway;

(o) Italy, with the exception of Emilia Romagna, Lombardy and Piemonte;

(p)  France, with the exception of Ile-de-France;

(q)  Slovakia;

(r)  Switzerland;

(s)  Greece;

(t)  Croatia;

(u)  Spain, with the exception of Madrid, Catalonia,

Castilla-La Mancha, Castile and Leon; and

(v) Poland:

Provided further that the Superintendent of Public Health may grant an exemption for persons to travel from Malta to countries other than those listed in the proviso above and from countries other than those listed in the proviso above to Malta where such travel of persons is deemed necessary or essential.”.