Rajasthan State Assembly passes the Rajasthan Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020; mandates wearing masks /face cover in public places including workplaces, private/public transport, gatherings etc.

The Government of Rajasthan has introduced the Rajasthan Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 (“Bill”) in the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly on 31st October, 2020 which was subsequently passed on 2nd November, 2020. The Bill proposes amendments to the Rajasthan Epidemic Diseases Act, 2020.


Through this Bill, the Government has proposed to add a new clause to prohibit the movement of any person in public place, public transport, private transport, workplace or any social, political, general function or gathering without properly covering his mouth and nose with face mask or face cover.

The amendment will be effective upon being published in the Official Gazette.


Source: Rajasthan Government


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