Lifting of the ban to play amplified music extended
The lifting of the ban to play amplified music has been further extended to September 30, 2020.
The ban, which first came into effect on March 26, 2020 as a means to control mass gatherings because of the COVID-19 pandemic, was lifted on July 10 for an initial period extending to July 31, 2020. This was then extended to August 31, and has now been extended for a further month.
To this end, person(s) applying to the Office of the Commissioner of Police for such permission must comply with all of the protocols relating to the prevention and containment of the spread of the COVID -19 virus. This includes the “Recommendations for the Managed Conduct of Mass Gatherings with or without Amplified Music” that were developed and issued by the Health Services Subcommittee of the National Emergency Committee/COVID 19 Task Force; Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment.