Jalandhar District Magistrate issues guidelines for the operation of food sector amid COVID-19 Pandemic

May 20, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Jalandhar District Magistrate on May 16, 2020, issues guidelines that is to be followed by the food industry among the corona virus pandemic in Jalandhar. The restaurants can be open only till 6 pm starting from 7 am and shall be open only for home delivery and takeaways.

The restaurants shall record the temperature of every employee and it is mandatory to maintain hygiene by wearing gloves and masks. The food is to be packaged and then taken for delivery. The delivery boys shall not meet the customer. The transport vehicles for food delivery are to be sanitized.

Anyone found violating the COVID-19 guidelines will be liable for strict action under the provision of National Disaster Management Act, 2005 and the Indian Penal Code, 1860.


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