Covid-19 Working Group

For our extended hours Covid 19 WhatsApp hotline please click on the following link: 35057298000

During this difficult time, when we are all overwhelmed with information on how to manage our businesses and our personal lives, for clarity, all Hassans’ Covid-19 related information will be housed in this central space. We will update this area with Covid-19 specific guidance in relation to commercial and private client legal matters, and also HM Government of Gibraltar notifications as they are released.

For any concerns or guidance, please contact info@hassans.gi and an appropriate lawyer will contact you directly.

HMGoG Press Release: Gibraltar restates travel restrictions – 335/2020

Travel to Gibraltar continues to be restricted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, and

HMGoG Press Release: New COVID Screening Laboratory – 332/2020

Today HM Government of Gibraltar can announce the completion of a new Gibraltar Covid screening

HMGoG Press Release – Unlock the Rock Part 1

HMGoG Press Release – Unlock the Rock Part 1: A route map out of lockdown &

HM GoG Relaxation of lockdown measures – 321/2020

The Government has further relaxed the lockdown regulations relating to people under the age of

HM GoG New BEAT COVID Measures Announced – 319/2020

Self-help BEAT COVID MEASURES in the Excluded Sector – Part time BEAT COVID MEASURES in

HM GoG COVID-19 Measures – Shop Responsibly – 317/2020

The office of Civil Contingencies in partnership with the RGP, will be informing the public

Technical Calls – Cruise Liners ‘Veendam, Seabourn Ovation, Seabourn Encore, Seabourn Quest’ – 307/2020

Read full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/technical-calls-cruise-liners-veendam-seabourn-ovation-seabourn-encore-seabourn-quest-3072020-5862

Technical Call – Cruise Liners ‘Aidablu & Aidabella ’ – 304/2020

View full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/technical-call-cruise-liners-aidablu-aidabella-3042020-5854

GHA Pays its Respects to fallen Colleagues on Workers’ Memorial Day – 302/2020

View full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/gha-pays-its-respects-to-fallen-colleagues-on-workers-memorial-day-3022020-5852

Chief Minister’s Message on Workers Memorial Day 2020 – 300/2020

View the message in full here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/chief-ministers-message-on-workers-memorial-day-2020-3002020-5848

Relaxation of Lockdown for the Over 70s – 297/2020

Read full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/relaxation-of-lockdown-for-the-over-70s-2972020-5844

Medical Disembarkation – Captain Tassos D – 296/2020

Read full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/medical-disembarkation-captain-tassos-d-2962020-5842

Technical Call – Cruise Liner ‘Scenic Eclipse’ – 293/2020

View full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/technical-call-cruise-liner-scenic-eclipse-2932020-5838

Stub It. Stop It. Get COVID Fit. – 292/2020

View full info here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/stub-it-stop-it-get-covid-fit-2922020-5836

GHA tests its Covid response – 291/2020

Read full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/gha-tests-its-covid-response-2912020-5835

Department of Social Security – Covid-19

Read full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/department-of-social-security-covid-19-5830

Air Quality Still Showing Signs of Improvement – 289/2020

Read full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/air-quality-still-showing-signs-of-improvement-2892020-5829

HMGOG announces release of BEAT COVID-19 Regulations – 287/2020

View full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/hmgog-announces-release-of-beat-covid-19-regulations-2872020-5824

Children’s Health Centre opens tomorrow after decontamination – 283/2020

Read full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/childrens-health-centre-opens-tomorrow-after-decontamination-2832020-5818

Snapchat Director Donates to COVID-19 – 280/2020

Read full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/snapchat-director-donates-to-covid-19-2802020-5814

When the dust settles: what could the Coronavirus mean for big business and private wealth?

The Coronavirus is potentially a life-changing event in every sense (economic, social and political) and

More Technical Calls – 278/2020

Read full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/more-technical-calls-2782020-5811

Advice For Travellers – 277/2020

Read full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/advice-for-travellers-2772020-5810

The Chief Minister’s Easter Message 2020 – 275/2020

Watch in full here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/the-chief-ministers-easter-message-2020-2752020-5808

Canadians to Disembark Mv Viking Sun – 273/2020

Read full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/canadians-to-disembark-mv-viking-sun-2732020-5807

Technical Call – Cruise Liner ‘Star Flyer’ – 267/2020

Read full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/technical-call-cruise-liner-star-flyer-2672020-5798

Chief Minister Writes to Her Majesty – 266/2020

Read full details now: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/chief-minister-writes-to-her-majesty-2662020-5797

Stricter Measures implemented at Pensioner Estates Sea Master Lodge, Albert Risso House, Bishop Canilla House & Charles Bruzon House – 264/2020

Read full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/stricter-measures-implemented-at-pensioner-estates-sea-master-lodge-albert-risso-house-bishop-canilla-house-charles-bruzon-house-2642020-5792

Technical Call – Cruise Liner ‘Berlin – 262/2020

Read full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/technical-call-cruise-liner-berlin-2622020-5790

British Airways Continue Flying to Gibraltar – 261/2020

Read full press conference here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/british-airways-continue-flying-to-gibraltar-2612020-5789

Albert Risso House Tenants Donate to COVID-19 – 258/2020

Read full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/albert-risso-house-tenants-donate-to-covid-19-2582020-5785

The Gibraltar Youth Service continue to provide sessions for young people via an online App during COVID-19 – 257/2020

Read full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/the-gibraltar-youth-service-continue-to-provide-sessions-for-young-people-via-an-online-app-during-covid-19-2572020-5783

The GSLA staff working for the community during the COVID19 – 254/2020

Read the full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/the-gsla-staff-working-for-the-community-during-the-covid19-2542020-5779

Department of Social Security – COVID 19 – 253/2020

Read full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/department-of-social-security-covid-19-2532020-5778

‘TASK FORCE FUTURE’ set up by Chief Minister – 252/2020

Read full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/task-force-future-set-up-by-chief-minister-2522020-5777

Housing Department during COVID-19 – 248/2020

Get full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/housing-department-during-covid-19-2482020-5773

Department of Social Security – Covid-19

Read about it here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/department-of-social-security-covid-19-5772

Technical Call – Cruise Liner ‘Viking Sea’ – 247/2020

Read more here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/technical-call-cruise-liner-viking-sea-2472020-5770

COVID Meetings – 246/2020

Read full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/covid-meetings-2462020-5769

Sea Master Lodge Tenants Donate to COVID-19 Fight – 244/2020

See full details here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/sea-master-lodge-tenants-donate-to-covid-19-fight-2442020-5767

GHA Upgrades 111 Telephone Service – 243/2020

Read the full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/gha-upgrades-111-telephone-service-2432020-5766

Pledge of Support from Prime Minister Johnson – 242/2020

Read the full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/pledge-of-support-from-prime-minister-johnson-2422020-5765

Chief Minister’s Statement – Press Conference 30th March 2020 – 241/2020

Read the transcript here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/chief-ministers-statement-press-conference-30th-march-2020-2412020-5764

Imported COVID Tests Are Banned – 240/2020

Gibraltar is banning the importation of all COVID tests, except those obtained through the GHA,

Gibraltar Government declares COVID 19 a major incident – 239/2020

Read full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/gibraltar-government-declares-covid-19-a-major-incident-2392020-5759

Donation of Protective Equipment to GHA – 238/2020

More information here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/donation-of-protective-equipment-to-gha-2382020-5758

The Department of Education’s Secondary Home Learning programme will come into effect on Monday 30th March 2020 – 237/2020

Read the full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/the-department-of-educations-secondary-home-learning-programme-will-come-into-effect-on-monday-30th-march-2020-2372020-5757

JOHN MACKINTOSH HALL – 234/2020

View full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/john-mackintosh-hall-2342020-5752

GHA to Assess Spread of Coronavirus in Gibraltar – 233/2020

View full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/gha-to-assess-spread-of-coronavirus-in-gibraltar-2332020-5751

Donations from across the community – 231/2020

Read the full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/donations-from-across-the-community-2312020-5750

BEAT COVID 19 Measures – 230/2020

View the measures here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/beat-covid-19-measures-2302020-5749

“We are with you” Foreign Secretary tells Chief Minister – 227/2020

See here for more details: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/we-are-with-you-foreign-secretary-tells-chief-minister-2272020-5746

Government formalises cash donations in fight against the virus – 228/2020

Read full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/government-formalises-cash-donations-in-fight-against-the-virus-2282020-5748

Coronavirus – High Demand Supplies Price Control – 222/2020

View full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/coronavirus-high-demand-supplies-price-control-2222020-5737

Chief Minister’s Statement On Business & Employee Assistance Terms – The BEAT Covid 19 Measures – 221/2020

Read full transcript here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/chief-ministers-statement-on-business-employee-assistance-terms-the-beat-covid-19-measures-2212020-5735

Relocation of Elderly Residents from St Bernard’s Hospital – 219/2020

Read full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/relocation-of-elderly-residents-from-st-bernards-hospital-2192020-5740

Chief Minister’s Statement On – General ‘Lock Down’ Of The Population Of Gibraltar – 214/2020

See full statement here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/chief-ministers-statement-on-general-lock-down-of-the-population-of-gibraltar-2142020-5730

Department of Social Security – COVID-19

“The DSS would like to advise the Public that our cashiers will be open on

Rooke Coronavirus Drive-Thru – 211/2020

A new drive-through Coronavirus Testing Centre has been opened by the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA)

Coronavirus – Inflated prices – 209/2020

“As part of its consumer protection responsibilities the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is monitoring

COVID-19 – Gibraltar / Spain – Border Crossing

Read the full press release here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/covid-19-gibraltar-spain-border-crossing-5721

Ophthalmic Unit – COVID-19 Changes

The Gibraltar Health Authority is working hard to ensure that patients and staff continue to

Electronic Signatures – Valid Under Gibraltar Law?

Covid-19 is changing our usual business practices. As people are being forced to work from

HM GoG – Chief Minister’s Emergency Budget Speech – 20th March 2020

Read the full transcript here: https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/press-releases/chief-ministers-emergency-budget-speech-20th-march-2020-2102020-5723

HM GoG – Chief Minister’s Statement On General ‘Lock Down’ Of The Population Of Gibraltar – 214/2020

“My dear fellow Gibraltarians. The time has come. We have reached another difficult moment in

Social distancing need not bring business to a halt

As Italy yesterday overtook China as the global epicentre of deaths owing to the spread

HM GoG – Covid-19 Public Notifications

The HM GoG website has a dedicated Covid-19 section on their website whichprovides links to

HM GoG Press Release – Closed Public Counters

Measures to increase social distancing and delay the spread of COVID-19, in line with the

HM GoG convenes Parliament to table emergency budget measures

Parliament will convene at 11am on Friday 20th March to table emergency budget measures. The

HM GoG Press Release – School Service to change radically as from Monday

HM GoG announce that, as from Monday 23rd March, Gibraltar schools will “continue to provide

Coronavirus and Commercial Property in Gibraltar

Meera Aswani explores some key issues relating to the impact of the outbreak of coronavirus