Lusaka City Council speaks on how to get a permit for a church gathering

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The Lusaka City Council has outlined the measures to be undertaken for one to obtain a permit to hold a church gathering in line with the regulation 9 of Statutory Instrument No. 22 of 2020.

The following procedure will have to be observed in order to get certification for holding of a Church Service or any Public gatherings:

  1. Application letter requesting for permission to hold a church service/public gathering to the Director of Public Health
  2. Letter is delivered to Public Health Department Registry, Room 102
  3. Application form issued to applicant and filled in duplicate
  4. Public Health Inspectors inspect the premises to determine whether the public health guidelines could be met
  5. Decision is communicated to applicant

The notice by the city authority come at the time President Edgar Lungu had relaxed the regulations with regards to public gatherings.

In his recent address, the President said churches may hold gatherings provided they observe all the health guidelines put in place to contain the spread of coronavirus.

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One Response to Lusaka City Council speaks on how to get a permit for a church gathering

  1. Please avail a copy of the SI being referred to for more clarity.

    Vincent Mwaba
    April 29, 2020 at 6:03 pm
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