14 May 2020 / 09:00 AM - This advisory provides further guidance to religious organisations on the conduct of permitted activities on their premises or places of worship.
1 Refer to Regulation 13(b) of the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) Regulations 2020.
2 Offenders will face a fine of less than $10,000 or imprisonment of less than 6 months or both. In addition, existing levers under the Infectious Diseases Act, including the temporary suspension of operations, may be used against errant persons and operators.
3 First-time offenders may face fines of up to $10,000 or imprisonment for up to 6 months or both, and second or subsequent offences may attract fines of up to $20,000 or imprisonment for up to 12 months or both. In addition, further directions may also be given by enforcement officers appointed, including directions to stop carrying on a business, undertaking or work and to close or limit access to premises or facilities.