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Changes to local authority powers and duties resulting from the Coronavirus Regulations 2020

This is a guide to the provisions of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and to new, modified or suspended local government powers and duties applicable to local authorities in England and Wales only.

It is a guide and not legal advice. If you are unsure or have any concerns about the meaning of or applicability of the Act, or any of the provisions made under the Act, you should seek your own detailed legal advice.

Please also see our related guidance