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Coronavirus: Disease Control

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 73819, tabled on 12 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to lay regulations to rescind Schedules 21 and 22 of the Coronavirus Act 2020.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

18 November 2021

Following the third six-month review of the Coronavirus Act 2020 in September 2021, the Government proposed that a number of provisions, including section 51 (Schedule 21) and section 52 (Schedule 22) be expired early, in line with the commitment to ensure only powers deemed necessary and proportionate remain in force. Expiry regulations were laid on 27 October.

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