These Regulations make minor amendments to, and correct errors in, the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers) (England) Regulations 2020.
Regulations 2(2) to 2(7) amend regulations 2(1), 3(11) and 4 of and Schedules 1 to 3 to the All Tiers Regulations to remove the provision for a linked Christmas household (‘Christmas bubble’) and other related provisions.
Regulation 2(7) also inserts an exemption from the closure of sports facilities in Tier 3 for the purposes of elite sports competitions to reflect the corresponding exemption in 4 the gatherings provisions for elite sports competition.
Regulation 2(8) mirrors this for Tier 4. 6.16 Regulation 2(8) also clarifies that the exception allowing people to leave home to collect pre-ordered goods in Tier 4 includes collecting items from libraries.