4   No. 43107	

GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, 18 MARCH 2020

SCHEDULE
Definitions
1.

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise indicates—

‘adequate space’ means not more than one person per square meter of floor space;
‘COVID-19’ means the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov) which is an infectious disease
caused by a virus, which emerged during 2019 and was declared a global pandemic by the
WHO during the year 2020 that has previously not been scientifically identified in humans;
Criminal Procedure Act’ means the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977);
‘enforcement officer’ includes a member of the South African Police Service, the South
African National Defence Force and a peace officer as defined in section 1 of the Criminal
Procedure Act;
‘donor’ means an individual, corporation or organisation that is a contributor of cash, kind
and/or other assets;
‘gathering’ means any assembly, concourse or procession of more than 100 persons,
wholly or partially in open air or in a building or premises;
‘isolation’ means separating a sick individual with a contagious disease from healthy
individuals without that contagious disease in such a manner as to prevent the spread of
infection or contamination;
‘liquor’ means—
(a)

any liquor product, as defined in section 1 of the Liquor Products Act, 1979 (Act No.
60 of 1989);

(b)

beer or traditional African beer; or

(c)

any other substance or drink declared to be liquor under the Liquor Act, 2003 (Act
No. 59 of 2003), but does not include methylated spirits;

‘national state of disaster’ means the national state of disaster declared by Government
Notice No. R. 313 of 15 March 2020;
‘partial care facility’ means a facility offering partial care as defined in section 1 of the
Children’s Act, 2005 (Act No. 38 of 2005);
‘quarantine’ means separating asymptomatic individuals potentially exposed to a disease
from non-exposed individuals in such a manner as to prevent the possible spread of
infection or contamination;
1

This gazette is also available free online at www.gpwonline.co.za

Select target paragraph3