Parliament approved a bill on introduction of a quarantine regime  instead of an emergency

ArmInfo.  On September 4, the  National Assembly of Armenia adopted in the second and final reading  a package of bills into the law "On ensuring the sanitary and  epidemiological safety of the population of the Republic...

Parliament approved a bill on introduction of a quarantine regime  instead of an emergency
ArmInfo.  On September 4, the  National Assembly of Armenia adopted in the second and final reading  a package of bills into the law "On ensuring the sanitary and  epidemiological safety of the population of the Republic of Armenia".  To recall, it is aimed at Parliament approved a bill on introduction  of a quarantine regime instead of a state of emergency, which expires  on September 11. 70 MPs voted <for> the adoption of this bill, 19- <against>. According to this bill, in the event of the spread of infectious  diseases in the country, or in the event of an emergency in Armenia,  at the suggestion of the Ministry of Health, the governor or mayor of  the capital may introduce a quarantine regime. As RA Deputy Minister of Justice Rafik Grigoryan noted in his speech,  some amendments were made to the draft law presented in the second  reading. In particular, immunoprophylactic measures cannot be applied  without the consent of the citizen, and the study of the circle of  persons in contact with the virus carrier persons should be limited  to the incubation period. In addition, some of the wording has been  changed. The deputy minister stressed that with the adoption of a package of  bills, the introduction of the current security measures will  continue. This applies to wearing masks, maintaining social distance,  hand hygiene, restrictions on public events, and so on. If the  restrictive measures change, the government will inform the public  about it. It was also noted that the draft law does not contain a  prohibition or restriction on holding elections.