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The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Requirements) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2022 and The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Requirements) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2022: business and regulatory impact assessment

This business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA) considers the impacts for businesses and consumers of amending the definition of fully vaccinated to include the requirement for a booster vaccination if a person’s primary course of MHRA vaccine was more than 120 days ago and amending the definition of late night venue.

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Legislative Background

Title of Legislation

The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Requirements) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2022 – included an amendment to the definition of fully vaccinated to include the requirement for a booster vaccination if a person's primary course of MHRA vaccine was more than 120 days ago.

The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Requirements) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2022 – included an amendment to the definition of late night venue so that it now reads:

b) there is a dancefloor or space where dancing by customers takes place.

Publication date 24 January 2021.

Legislative Background

The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Requirements) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2022 and The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Requirements) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2022 (the 'Regulations') are made under powers to make provision for the purpose of preventing, protecting against, controlling or providing a public health response to the incidence or spread of infection, conferred on the Scottish Ministers by schedule 19 of the Coronavirus Act 2020. These Regulations, which bring into force and amend The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Requirements) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021 ("the principal Regulations"), will come in to force on Monday 17th January and Monday 24th January 2022, respectively.

Contact

Email: covid19-certificationhub@gov.scot

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