Law will be enforced “AGAINST ALL” who breach the regulations, SKN’s PM says

Law will be enforced “AGAINST ALL” who breach the regulations, SKN’s PM says

Following a strong warning from Commissioner of Police – Hilroy Brandy, to persons who insist on hosting illegal events, Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris has declared that irrespective of the individual (s), the law will be enforced.

 

Despite several calls from the Police and the National COVID-19 Task Force for persons to apply for approval for events and to advertise such events ONLY after the necessary approval has been received, event organizers, entertainers and business operators are doing the opposite, according to a Police Communiqué.

 

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris.

 

The current Emergency Powers COVID-19 Regulations state in Section 6 (as it relate to social activities): “no person shall host, attend or visit a private party, or any other type of social event, except with the written permission of the Commissioner of Police, in consultation with the National COVID-19 Taskforce.”

 

The penalty for a person who contravenes or fails to comply with the Regulations shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000.00 or a term of imprisonment not exceeding six (6) months or to both and to forfeiture of any goods or money in respect of which the offence has been committed.

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