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COVID-19: Certification Update

September 24, 2021 by No Comments | Category COVID-19

Mandatory vaccine certification will be introduced in regulations under the Coronavirus Act 2020 and supported by guidance. The scheme will come into force on Friday 1 October (from 5 am) onwards, until further notice.

The scheme will apply in the following higher risk settings:

  • late night venues with music, alcohol and dancing
  • live events: indoors unseated 500+ in the audience
  • live events: outdoors unseated 4,000+ in the audience
  • all live events: 10,000+ in the audience

Exemptions to the certification scheme and more information can be found on the Scottish Government website here.