RENEWAL OF NATIONAL LOCKDOWN NOTICE (3 April 2020)

RENEWAL OF NATIONAL LOCKDOWN NOTICE
(Section 36 and 37 of the Emergency Management Act 2007)

Pursuant to sections 36 and 37 of the Emergency Management Act 2007, I hereby renew the National Lockdown Notice dated 26 March 2020 to be applied over all the land and seas of Tonga to continue commencing from 1.00am on Sunday 5 April 2020 to 1.00am Sunday 12 April 2020, unless further renewed.

(1) The terms and conditions of the National Lockdown Notice dated 26 March 2020 shall continue to apply.

(2) The following services shall be added to Appendix A of the National Lockdown Notice dated 26 March 2020 –
(n) Village market vendors and mobile markets (agriculture and fisheries);
(o) Agricultural and Fisheries export activities,
(p) Existing Tropical Cyclone Gita project-related construction and activities;
(q) Inter-island marine transport within Ha’apai Islands;
(r) Inter-island marine transport within Vava’u Islands;
(s) Inter-island marine transport within the Niua Islands; and
(t) Law Practitioners who are involved with court proceedings in relation to a breach of
the Emergency Management Act 2007 or Public Health Act 2008.

(3) Sub-paragraph  (n) shall commence on Saturday 4 April 2020 at 1.00am.
(4) Sub-paragraph (o) to (t) shall commence on Monday 6 April 2020 at 1.00am

Please see https://bit.ly/3dQYmvW for official document