by Linda Straker
- State of Emergency set to be extended until November 2021
- Police will be stepping up on enforcing all clauses in current regulations
- Curfew from 12 midnight to 4 am
- Quarantine Act Regulations and Public Health Act Regulations also enforced
Grenada’s State of Emergency which is scheduled to expire on 14 July 2021 is set to be extended until November 2021.
Members of the Lower House of Parliament or the House of Representatives will be approving the extension during a sitting scheduled for 21 May 2021. The document for the extension is already in the hands of members.
As a result of the State of Emergency, the Emergency Powers Act is activated and the regulations under this piece of legislation are the primary legal guidelines for the movement of citizens and the operation of businesses.
Some restrictions under the current state of emergency are a curfew from 12 midnight to 4 am; citizens must wear a face mask or face covering when in public; businesses are to close or shut down operation at 10 pm; there shall be no social gathering without permission while weddings and funeral are only allowed a total of 20.