Masks must be worn when outside
3A.—(1)  Every individual —
(a)must wear a mask at all times when the individual is not in his or her ordinary place of residence; and
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(b)must ensure that every child of 6 years of age and above and who is escorted by the individual, wears a mask at all times, when not in the child’s or individual’s ordinary place of residence.
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(2)  However, paragraph (1) does not apply —
(a)when the individual or child is engaging in any strenuous physical exercise;
Examples of strenuous exercise
Jogging or running but not walking.
(b)when lawfully directed by a person to remove the mask in order to ascertain the identity of the individual or child;
(c)when travelling in a motor car or van alone or where the driver and every other passenger in the motor car or van ordinarily lives with the individual in the same place of residence, or when riding a motorcycle (whether or not in the course of employment);
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(d)when carrying out, in the course of employment, an activity that requires that no mask may be worn, or that it must be removed in order that other equipment may be worn or used, to carry out that activity, but only to the extent and in the circumstances authorised by these Regulations or the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Performances and Other Activities — Control Order) Regulations 2020 (G.N. No. S 927/2020) to not wear a mask where the extent or circumstances are expressly provided by these or those Regulations;
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Examples
Welding or diving.
Presenters or performers appearing on programmes for broadcast.
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(e)when consuming food, drink or medication;
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(f)when the individual or child is undergoing dental or medical care or treatment to the extent that such care or treatment requires that no mask be worn;
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(g)when the individual or child is receiving an authorised service from a permitted enterprise which is operating in accordance with these Regulations, but only —
(i)to the extent that it is otherwise not reasonably practicable to receive that service wearing a mask ; and
(ii)within the limit these Regulations expressly place on unmasked individuals connected with that authorised service provided; or
                          Examples
An individual when undergoing a personal appearance service (except hairdressing).
An individual when taking singing lessons from a permitted enterprise to which Part 5 of the First Schedule applies unless there are 5 other individuals already unmasked in the same classroom attended by the individual.
An individual when having his or her photo taken by a professional photographer.
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(h)when the individual or child is otherwise authorised by regulation 3B or the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Performances and Other Activities — Control Order) Regulations 2020 to not wear a mask .
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