Decree on Partial Curfew
Published Date: Monday, 23 March 2020
The Council of Ministers of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, with a view to preventing the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has declared the enforcement of a partial curfew for a period of 14 days commencing at 00:00 on 23 March 2020, with the exceptions mentioned below:
- Within the framework of the decisions taken by the Council of Ministers on measures regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), all individuals, with the exception of private sector personnel who are permitted to work towards addressing basic needs as well as public sector personnel who provide crucial services (police, fire department, municipalities, civil defence, district offices etc.), will be subject to the partial curfew.
- All individuals who do not fall under the category of exempt persons mentioned in Paragraph 1, may only leave their residences to seek goods and services provided by those private and public personnel who are permitted to work as stated in Paragraph 1, and must return to their residences as soon as their needs have been met. They shall not leave their premises for any other purpose
- In line with the legislation in force, criminal prosecution will be carried out against those who violate the partial curfew.
I kindly remind you that it is mandatory to comply with the decisions of the Council of Ministers and wish you all healthy days.
Prof. Dr. Hasan Demirel