Canary Islands approves a decree by which the certificate of vaccination for work reasons may be requested

The Governing Council of the Canary Islands has approved a "flexible" law decree on Thursday, which establishes that for certain work activities, it may be po

Canary Islands approves a decree by which the certificate of vaccination for work reasons may be requested

The Governing Council of the Canary Islands has approved a "flexible" law decree on Thursday, which establishes that for certain work activities, it may be possible to be called full vaccination against COVID-19 or diagnostic tests.

The president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, has indicated that this decree, which will be sent to the Regional Parliament for its validation and processing as a bill, is not, "in any case, a subterfuge against decisions of the courts of justice.

Ángel Víctor Torres has stated that the Decree law is articulated as a mechanism for the future in which measures are foreseen in the event that some territory is at level 4. has said that it is a decree amendable law, which has been Consulted with the Ministry of Health, which does not mean that it has been agreed upon.

In the exhibition of reasons for the Decree Law, emphasis is placed on vaccination and the text is articulated as a future mechanism, in which measures are foreseen in the event that some territory reach level 4. Threats must be taken into account Putting the new strains, has commented on the president of the Canary Islands, who has said that the Decree Law has almost 30 articles with various additional provisions.

Torres has highlighted two articles, one of them on 14, in which it is established that for some work, both public and private activities, the full vaccination certificate or negative diagnostic tests of COVID-19 can be requested.

This article enables the health authority to establish what are the activities in which these certifications will be required.

Torres has also highlighted Article 23, stating that the Government Council of the Canary Islands may modulate more restrictions or lighten them. In addition, he has remembered that the alert levels corresponds to establish them to the Interiorritorial Health Commission, and when it updates them, the same will be done in the Canary Islands.

It has been referred to that Thursday the Senior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands has said that at level 1 the capacity abroad of the establishments will be 100% and within 75%, while the maximum number of people in a Meeting will be ten and the closing hours of the local hospitals is fixed at three in the morning.

At level 2, the capacity will be 75% abroad and 50% inside, with a maximum of six people per meeting and close at two o'clock in the morning, while at level 3 the capacity will be from 75% and 40%, with four people per meeting and close at one o'clock in the morning.

At level four, the capacity will be 75% abroad and 25% inside, with groups of a maximum of four people and closing time one in the morning.

The President has also commented that for provisions such as requiring the vaccination certificate within the premises, it is necessary for the state decision, and has concluded in saying that in this decree the work of many months is collected and that "goes to the maximum" of The possibilities, within what allows the legal framework.

Updated Date: 05 September 2021, 00:43

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