Regional Legal and Business News for April 2021 consisted of an Immigration Update on the extension of the quarantine period for all international travelers and restrictions on entry from India and Corporate Law News including the postponement of the enforcement of the Personal Data Protection Act and Convening a Meeting under the Provincial Notification on the Temporary Closure of the Premises.
HIGHLIGHT | Thailand Legal Review
Immigration News: On April 29, 2021, the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced the extension of the quarantine period for all international travelers regardless of their nationality or vaccination status in order to reduce the risk of local transmission of new COVID-19 variants in Thailand.
The new regulation extends the quarantine period to 14 days for all travelers entering Thailand, regardless of nationality and vaccination status as follows:
1. Travelers who obtained the Certificate of Entry (COE) after 1 May 2021 must be quarantined for no less than 14 days.
2. Travelers who receive a COE before 1 May 2021 will be quarantined as follows:
2.1 Those arriving in Thailand between 1-5 May 2021 will be quarantined as indicated in the COE (7, 10, or 14 days depending on vaccination record); and
2.2 Those arriving in Thailand from 6 May 2021 onwards must be quarantined for no less than 14 days.
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Source: Dej-Udom & Associates