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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S5W-35319
Asked by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 18 February 2021

Question

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the COVID-19 legislation in place.

Current status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 18 February 2021


Answer

Amending Regulations were made to the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions and Requirements) (Local Levels) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 today. These Regulations provide that driving lessons and tests may be provided for, or undertaken by certain limited categories of workers in a Level 4 area. Those workers are the police and fire services and employees of bus companies where the company has delegated authority from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency to provide employee driving tests.

The Regulations have been published at https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2021/86/contents/made .