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[Notice]Guidelines for ‘Ban on Private Gatherings of Five People or More’

Guidelines for ‘Ban on Private Gatherings

of Five People or More’

 

The Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters announced that Level 2.5 social distancing rules for the Seoul metropolitan area will be extended until 00:00 AM Sunday, January 17th, 2021.

For prevention of spread of COVID-19, please refer to guidelines below and follow quarantine rules including ‘Ban on Private Gatherings of Five People or More.’

 

1. Measures: Private gatherings of five people or more are prohibited..

Temporary gatherings and meeting activities of five people or more, meeting at the same time and at the same place (indoor and outdoor) as agreed, appointed and announced in advance for the purpose of private matter such as promoting fellowship, are prohibited.

 

○ (Subject of prohibition) All gatherings and events that aim to promote fellowship among the members including reunions, clubs, picnics, gatherings after work (including lunchtime), ‘gye’ meetings, housewarmings, New Year’s parties, first-birthday parties, 60th and 70th birthday celebrations, regular meetings of online cafe, etc.

 

(Matters to be Observed) Private gatherings of five people or more are prohibited. It is also prohibited that five or more people make reservations and enter together into multi use facilities including restaurants.

 

(Calculation of the number of people) Staffs and employees of multi use facilities are excluded from the ‘range of five people or more.’

 

2. Application Period

2021. 1. 4 (Mon) 00:00 ~ 2021. 1. 17 (Sun) 24:00

 

3. Exception

 

If family members or others gather routinely for home life

 

- If family members from the same registered address*gather

 

* Including members who live temporarily in another province for local stationing,

study, etc., but return to the main family and live together during the weekends,

vacation, etc. (e.g. commuting couples)

 

- In case of those who need care such as children, senior citizens and disabled people, etc.

- When family members gather for a family member who are on the verge of death 

Private gatherings (more than five people) are permitted as an exception, but the limit on the number of people gathering for meeting and events (49 people or less in Seoul metropolitan area and 99 people or less in all other areas) is applied.

 

In case of wedding and funeral ceremonies, the prohibition of private gatherings of five people or moreis exceptional, and the gatherings of 49 people or less (Level 2.5 social distancing) in Seoul metropolitan area and 99 people or less in all other areas (Level 2 social distancing) are permitted.

 

In case of events and exams,the prohibition of private gatherings of five people or more is exceptional, and the gatherings of 49 people or less (Level 2.5 social distancing) in Seoul metropolitan area and 99 people or less in all other areas(Level 2 social distancing) are permitted.

 

(Events) a fair, a public hearing, an academic conference, a celebration, a retreat, a rally, a festival and a carnival, a large-scale concert, a signing event, a speech, a training, a competition, a workshop, etc.

(Exams) a service examination, a certificate exam, etc.

 

If gatherings are necessary for public businesses and companies’ essential management activities, they are permitted as an exception.

 

- If gatherings and events, which are statutable, are necessaryfor accomplishment of public businesses of administrative agencies and public institutions and companies’ essential management activities, if a certain number of people must meet face to face for the events and if the gatherings and events cannot be canceled and postponed as the deadline is fixed, they can be conducted.

 

* e.g. companies’ regular general meetings of shareholders, meetings of the National Assembly for management of budget and bill processing, etc., and broadcasting production and transmission, etc.

 

Private gatherings (more than five people) are permitted as an exception, and there is no limit (49 people or less in Seoul metropolitan area and 99 people or less in all other areas) on the number of people gathering for meeting and events.

 

 

4. Measures on Violation

○ Imposition of fine of one hundred thousand won or less for negligence

 

Ewha Language Center

 

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