11 April 2020 – State of Constitutional Alarm extended 30 days

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: National Government and Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Overview: Venezuelan Government extends the State of Constitutional Alarm to COVID-19 for 30 days

The Executive Vice President of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, announced that the Head of State, Nicolás Maduro decided to extend the State of Alama in the country for a further 30 days until May 12, within the framework of the States of Exception contemplated in the Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
Full details here: http://vicepresidencia.gob.ve/gobierno-venezolano-extiende-por-30-dias-el-estado-de-alarma-constitucional-ante-el-covid-19/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic, National – government