The Mizoram (Containment and Prevention of Covid-19) Ordinance, 2020

To contain and prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the State of Mizoram and matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.

WHEREAS the Legislative Assembly of Mizoram is not in session, and the Governor of Mizoram is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary for him to take immediate action;

NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 213 of the Constitution, the Governor of Mizoram is pleased to promulgate the following Ordinance,

Offences and penalty

The various offences and penalties thereof have been briefly highlighted for easy reference. Please consult the ordinance for a detailed explanation.

Sub sectionOffencePenalty (Fine / Imprisonment)
1Without Maskβ‚Ή 100
2Violating Social Distancingβ‚Ή 200
3Spitting in publicβ‚Ή 300
4Organising events without permissionβ‚Ή 5000
5Crossing borders without permissionβ‚Ή 5000
6Evading Quarantine / Isolationβ‚Ή 3000
7Escaping Quarantine / Isolation facilityβ‚Ή 1000-5000
8Endangering safety at quarantine / isolation facilityβ‚Ή 500
9Any other violationβ‚Ή 1000
10Revealing Covid-19 patient detailsβ‚Ή 5000 or 3 months prison or both
Offences and penalties thereof as per the The Mizoram (Containment and Prevention of Covid-19) Ordinance, 2020