COVID-19

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Advisories Issued by Law Society

Click below to view the latest updates from the Law Society on COVID-19.

Safe Management Measures for the Workplace – 24 May 2021

COVID-19 New Measures and Resources – Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) – 21 May 2021

Notice of Closure During Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) – 14 May 2021

Law Society Advisory on Phase 2 – 7 May 2021

Safe Management Measures at the Workplace for Phase Three of Re-Opening – 29 December 2020

Advisory on Phase 2 of Safe Re-opening – 17 June 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on Law Society’s Members – 12 June 2020

Covid-19 – List of Countries with Green Lane Travel Arrangements – 8 June 2020

Phase II of the Law Society Extraordinary Relief Package to Support Law Firms and Members during the COVID-19 Pandemic – 2 June 2020

Resumption of Business Activities for Lawyers After Circuit-Breaker – 1 June 2020

Law Society Advisory on the End of Circuit-Breaker Measures: Phased Approach to the Resumption of Legal Services – 23 May 2020

Council’s Announcement on Phase 1 of Law Society Extraordinary Relief Package to Support Law Firms and Members During the Covid-19 Pandemic – 13 May 2020

Latest Updates to COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures – 26 April 2020

Updates Relating to Extension of Circuit Breaker Period – 24 April 2020

New Requirement To Register Details Of Essential Employees For Exemption Applications – 20 April 2020

FAQs for Law Firms Seeking General Exemption or Time-Limited Exemption from Circuit Breaker Measures – 13 April 2020

Syariah Court and Other Public Services Affected by COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures – 6 April 2020

Closure of Secretariat Office and Bar Rooms to Comply with COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures – 6 April 2020

Essential Legal Services Pursuant to Circuit Breaker Measures Against COVID-19 – 5 April 2020

Practical Issues to Take Note of During Telecommuting – 3 April 2020

Advisory on Infectious Diseases (Workplace Measures to Prevent Spread of COVID-19) Regulations 2020 – 2 April 2020

Measures to be Implemented by Employers and Principals During the Control Period (Flowchart) – 2 April 2020

Message from Law Society President on Government’s Telecommuting Advisory – 1 April 2020

Secretariat Precautionary Measures – 1 April 2020

Impact on Law Firms and Enhanced Precautionary Measure– 24 March 2020

COVID-19-Travel-Advisories-as-of-25-Mar-2020

President’s February 2020 Law Gazette Message on COVID-19 – February 2020

Further Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – 8 February 2020

Law Society Advisory on Wuhan Coronavirus – 29 January 2020

Practical Tips and Advice

Key Laws/ Regulations

Advisories Issued by the Courts

Advisories Issued by Government

Click below to view the latest updates from the government on COVID-19.

Requirements for Safe Management Measures at the Workplace – 7 October 2021

Safe Management Measures for Stabilisation Phase – 27 September 2021
Safe Management Measures – Stabilisation Phase

Collective Actions to Slow Down Community Transmissions – 7 September 2021
Updates to Safe Management Measure and Public Health Actions
Updates to Testing Regimes

Preparing for Our Transition Towards COVID Resilience – 10 August 2021
Safe Management Measures for Transition COVID Resilience
Community Measures from 10 August 2021 Onwards
Criteria to Opt out of Serving Stay Home Notice (SHN) in Dedicated SHN Facilities
Updates on Travel-related Arrangements

Updated Advisory on Safe Management Measures for F&B – 18 July 2021
[For Consumers] Safe Management for F&B
F&B Dine-In Table Capacity
Community Measures from 19 July 2021

Updates on Phase 3 (Heightened Alert) Measures – 7 July 2021
Community Measures from 12 July 2021
Enhancements to Job Support Scheme (JSS) for Affected Sectors

Updated Advisory for Safe Management Measures at Food & Beverage Establishments – 19 June 2021
English Infographic
Chinese Infographic

Calibrated reopening to keep our community safe – 18 June 2021
Annex A
Annex B

Supporting Workers and Business through Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) and Phase 3 (Heightened Alert) – 10 June 2021

Enhancements to Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) – Sectors with Enhanced JSS Support – 10 June 2021

Community Measures from 14 June 2021

Updated Guidance Note on Safe Management Measures for Companies – 7 June 2021

Further tightening of safe management measures – 14 May 2021

Tightening measures and F&B and Retail SMM advisories – 5 May 2021
Updated Advisory for Safe Management Measures at Food & Beverage Establishments
Updated Advisory for Safe Management Measures at Retail Establishments and Lifestyle-Related Services

Budget 2021 – 4 March 2021
Business Development and Leadership
Strengthen management and enterprise capabilities to grow your business
Internationalisation
Venture overseas to capture opportunities in regional and global markets
Digitalisation
Build stronger digital capabilities to seize growth opportunities in the digital economy
Innovation
Create new products and services, as well as enhance work processes, through technology and collaboration

Budget 2021 – Emerging Stronger Together – 18 February 2021
General Infographic
Jobs Growth Incentive (JGI)
COVID-19 Resilience Package
Household Support Package
Singapore Green Plan 2030

Advisory for Phase 3 Re-opening – 8 January 2021
•  Advisory for Phase 3 Re-opening of Retail Establishments and Lifestyle-Related Services
•  Advisory for Phase 3 Re-opening of Food & Beverage Establishments

Re-Align Framework to benefit small and micro enterprises impacted by COVID – 10 December 2020
[Press Release] Commencement of Re-Align Framework
[Infographic] Eligibility
[Annex A] Types of Contracts
[Annex B] Process of Renegotiation
[Annex C] Terms of Contract Termination

[Press Release] Further Extension of Relief Periods under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act for Specified Contracts – 16 November 2020

Re-Align Framework to Renegotiate Contracts For Businesses Significantly Impacted by COVID-19
Refer to FAQs: www.go.gov.sg/re-align
More information can be found in the press release and infographic.

[Press Release] Extension of Relief Periods under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act for Specified Categories of Contracts – 16 October 2020

Enhanced Measures to Support Growing Businesses – 12 October 2020
Summary of Enhanced Support Measures
[Infographic] Budget 2020 at a Glance
For full details, visit: https://www.enterprisesg.gov.sg/supplementary-budget-2020

Changes to COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act – 9 October 2020
[Press Release] Commencement of Amendments to COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act
[Press Release] COVID-19 Relief Measures: Refinements to Alternative Arrangements for Meetings
[Rental Relief Assessment] 1. When to Seek Assessment
[Rental Relief Assessment] 2. Assessment Process
Part 8 – 1. Contracts for rental of construction goods
Part 8 – 2. Rent-free period for non-residential leases or licences
Part 8 – 3. Delivering possession under a non-residential lease or licence

Budget 2020 Infographics – 5 October 2020
August and October Budget Measures: Continued Support for Workers and Jobs
Economic Strategy: Our Roadmap for the Future

[MOH Press Release] Resuming More Activities Safely – 23 September 2020

CCCS Guidance Note on Collaborations between Competitors in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and [Infographic] COVID-19 Business Collaboration Guidance Note – 20 July 2020

English Note and Chinese Note on Rental Relief Framework – 7 July 2020

[For Businesses] Safe Management Measures at Food & Beverage Establishments and Safe Management Measures at Retail Establishments and Lifestyle-Related Services – 16 June 2020

[For Consumers] Safe Management Measures at Food & Beverage Establishments and Safe Management Measures at Retail Establishments – 16 June 2020

Working from Home – 16 June 2020

Moving into Phase Two of Re-opening – 15 June 2020

[MOH Press Release] End of Circuit Breaker, Phased Approach to Resuming Activities Safely – 19 May 2020

MTI Advisory on Gradual Resumption of Business Activities in Phases Starting from 2 June 2020 – 19 May 2020

Gradual Resumption of Activities at Workplaces (Phase 1) – 19 May 2020

New Guidance on Resumption of Regular Business Activities and Safe Management Measures – 15 May 2020

Update on MinLaw FAQs Relating to General Exemption Applications – 15 May 2020

[Infographic] SafeEntry: Help us keep you safe – 11 May 2020

Business Support Packages Offered by Governments in Overseas Markets

Retail Establishments that can resume/continue operations from 12 May 2020 – 2 May 2020

[Updated] Safe Distancing Measures for Retail Establishments – 2 May 2020

[Updated] Safe Distancing Measures for Food & Beverage Establishments – 2 May 2020

F&B Establishments that must suspend their operations from 21 April 2359hrs

Food Manufacturing Facilities that are not allowed to operate from 21 April 2359hrs

Retail Establishments that may continue operations from 21 April 2359hrs

Ministry of Health’s press release dated 14 April

FAQ – For Registration of Essential Manpower

FAQs for Law Firms Seeking General Exemption or Time-Limited Exemption from Circuit Breaker Measures – 13 April 2020

COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill and FAQs – 6 April 2020

Advisory for Law Practices on Elevated Safe Distancing Measures – 5 April 2020

Temporary Relief for Inability to Perform Contractual Obligations due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation – 1 April 2020

MOM Advisory on Telecommuting to Enable Safe Distancing – 1 April 2020

Supplementary Budget 2020 – 27 March 2020

Advisory for Businesses – 24 March 2020

Health Advisory for Workers Returning Recently from Overseas – 20 March 2020

Advisory on COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) for Businesses – 20 March 2020

Advisory on COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) for Businesses – 17 March 2020

Additional Precautionary Measures to Prevent Further Importation of COVID-19 Cases – 15 March 2020

MOM Entry Approval and Stay-Home Notices Extended to ASEAN Countries, Japan, Switzerland and the United Kingdom – 15 March 2020

Advisory on COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) for Business – 13 March 2020

[Infographic] Let’s All Do Our Part – 12 February 2020

Guide on Business Continuity Planning for 2019 Novel Coronavirus – 2nd Edition, 7 February 2020

Joint-Advisory by MOM, NTUC and SNEF for Workplace Measures in Response DORSCON Orange Situation in Singapore – 7 February 2020

MOH Press Release (Risk Assessment Raised to DORSCON Orange) – 7 February 2020

[Infographic] What Happens to Suspect Cases? – 4 February 2020

NEA Interim List of Household Products and Active Ingredients for Disinfection of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – 4 February 2020

MOH Circular 29/2020 on Revision of Suspect Case Definition for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – 4 February 2020

Frequently Asked Questions on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – 3 February 2020

MOM Advisory on 2019 Novel Coronavirus for Employers and Employees – 2 February 2020

Advisory on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov) for Businesses – 2 February 2020

Advisory on the Wuhan Coronavirus for Businesses – 1 February 2020

Guide on Business Continuity Planning for 2019 Novel Coronavirus – 1st Edition, January 2020

News Articles

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Ministerial Statement on Continued Support for Workers and Jobs – 18 August 2020

Other Resources