24 April 2020 – Executive decree extends construction activity suspension for 30 days

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minstry of Health implementing. Chambers, Unions and Private sector, Ministry of Security implementing.

Overview: Executive Decree that extends the temporary suspension of the construction activity for 30 calendar days, in the same terms expressed in article 1 of Executive Decree No. 506 of March 24, 2020.
Within the term of this suspension, the Ministry of Health may order the reactivation of the operation, activity and mobilization of companies that develop projects, when they provide services to any public institution, when this is necessary.
Full details here: https://www.gacetaoficial.gob.pa/pdfTemp/29010_A/GacetaNo_29010a_20200424.pdf

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Application of the sanitary measures corresponding to the mitigation and control protocols of the pandemic, realtivo to the speed and high contagion of CoVid-19. To avoid that massive contagions and generation of critical cases simultaneously and consequently the collapse of the healt services, the extension is implemeted.