Nevis’ Superintendent David urges bus drivers to comply with regulations

Nevis’ Superintendent David urges bus drivers to comply with regulations

Member of Nevis’ COVID-19 Task Force – Superintendent, Lyndon David, has lodged an observation regarding bus drivers here on the island.

 

Superintendent, Lyndon David.

 

According to the current COVID-19 Regulations, (Section 15 Domestic travel): “No person shall offer for hire or seek to travel on any motor omnibus, any hiring car, taxi, any passenger ferry or catamaran unless all persons wear a mask at all times, windows remain open or partially open depending on the weather conditions; all persons shall practice good hand hygiene, proper sanitary behavior and social distancing protocols.

 

A police officer may issue a fixed penalty notice to any person who contravenes the provisions of section 15 in relation to wearing a face mask in public places.

 

The notice will require the offender to either pay the fixed penalty of five hundred dollars within ten  (10) business days or to appear at the court specified in the notice on the day and at the hour stated therein to answer the said complaint.

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