27 March 2020 – Royal Decree extends the State of Emergency until 12th April 2020

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Executive Office
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Presidency

Overview: State of Alarm extended. ROYAL DECREE extending the state of alarm declared by Royal Decree 463/2020, of March 14, declaring the state of alarm for the management of the health crisis situation caused by COVID-19.
Full details here: https://www.lamoncloa.gob.es/consejodeministros/referencias/Paginas/2020/refc20200327.aspx#ALARMA

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic, National – government
Evidence/Justification: it cannot be affirmed that the health emergency situation generated by COVID-19 will have been completely overcome within the period originally planned, therefore that it is considered essential to extend the Alarm State