The First Minister today announced that new restrictions for social gatherings will become law from Monday 14th September.
- Revised social gathering rules: 6 people from up to 2 households can meet socially. (Under 12s from the 2 households are not counted within this limit). This applies in all locations – for example at home, in hospitality or outdoors in a park or garden. Limited exemptions apply.
- Attendance limit for weddings, funerals and civil partnerships remains at 20. Receptions and wakes are permitted in regulated settings (e.g. hospitality venues) also with a limit of 20 people. (Social gathering rules apply elsewhere.)
- Face coverings are mandatory in indoor hospitality venues for staff and customers when not eating and drinking (e.g. when entering a venue). Limited exemptions apply.
Indicative dates of 14th September for the opening of some sectors has also been postponed for 3 weeks, until 5th October.
Full details can be found in the updated route map: https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/progress-report/2020/09/coronavirus-covid-19-phase-3-scotlands-route-map-update-10th-september-2020/documents/scotlands-route-map-through-out-crisis-phase-3-update-10-september-2020/scotlands-route-map-through-out-crisis-phase-3-update-10-september-2020/govscot%3Adocument/scotlands-route-map-through-out-crisis-phase-3-update-10-september-2020.pdf