West Bengal Government further extends COVID restriction in the state

Sep 17, 2021 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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EHS Compliance

The Government of West Bengal on September 15, 2021 has issued an order regarding further extension of the COVID-19 relaxation and restrictions in the state.

Earlier the relaxation and restriction were in force till September 15, 2021 which is now extended to September 30, 2021, with the following conditions:

• All outdoor activities including movement of people and vehicles shall be strictly prohibited between 11 PM to 5 AM except for health services, law and order, essential commodities including agricultural produce and other emergency services.

• Wearing of masks, maintenance of physical distancing and health & hygiene protocol must be followed at all times.

Employers / management bodies/owners / supervisors of all offices, establishments and work places shall be responsible for provisioning of all COVID safety measures including regular sanitization of work places, vaccination of employees and for compliance of stated directives and COVID appropriate norms. Work from home must be encouraged as far as possible and practical.

It is advised to District administration, police Commissionerate and local authorities to ensure strict compliance of the stated directives. Any violation of the restriction measures will be liable to be proceeded against as per the provisions of Disaster Management Act, 2005 and under Indian Penal Code.

 


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