Implementation instructions of Decree No. 6198/2020 containing the general declaration of mobilization to counter the Corona virus.
The Prime Minister,
Pursuant to Decree No. 6198 of 3/15/2020 (Announcing the General Mobilization to Confront the Coronavirus), especially Article 4 thereof;
In view of the evident failure of citizens to adhere to what was stipulated in clauses (1) and (2) of Article 1 of Decree 6198/2020 in terms of the obligation to stay in their homes and not leave them except for the extreme necessity, and in terms of preventing gatherings of all kinds in public places In particular, because of its negative impact on the spread of the epidemic;
Given the outbreak of the Corona pandemic, it calls for alertness to health protection and medical and hospital treatment, as well as to exceptional measures in all related fields, especially the manufacture, import, and distribution of medical, hospital and hospital equipment, equipment, and devices that are associated with the prevention and treatment of the Corona virus, and given the increasing demand for these materials, equipment, and devices And sterilizers, and all that is related to the necessary personal health protection, in order to combat this epidemic, which led to a decrease in stocks in Lebanon, to avoid monopoly in this area and to raise prices at random;And upon the proposal of the Minister of National Defense, the Minister of Interior and Municipalities, the Minister of Public Health, the Minister of Industry, and the Minister of Economy and Trade,
The following shall be decided:
Emphasizing the leadership of the army, the General Directorate of Internal Security Forces, the General Directorate of General Security and the General Directorate of State Security and all municipalities and their unions, the necessity of strict implementation of items (1) and (2) of Article 1 of Decree No. 6198/2020 in terms of the obligation of citizens to remain in their homes and not Exiting them except for the utmost necessity and in order to prevent gatherings of all kinds in public and private places, while taking immediate necessary measures to prosecute violators before the competent judicial authorities, pursuant to the provisions of Articles 604 and 770 of the Penal Code.
Entrust the leadership of the army, the General Directorate of Internal Security Forces, the General Directorate of General Security, the General Directorate of State Security, the municipal police, and the municipalities federations, to prepare and implement additional immediate plans to strictly implement the first article and put it into practice.
The Minister of Public Health, the Minister of Industry, and the Minister of Economy and Trade, each within its competence, enforce strict control over everything related to the manufacture, import, storage, export, and distribution of all materials, equipment, and devices related to personal health protection, prevention, and treatment related to facing the Corona virus, which are necessary for citizens and public and private health institutions On all Lebanese lands, according to the mechanism that they specify, which provides for a comprehensive inventory of all the materials, equipment and devices available on the date of this decision.
The Minister of Public Health and the Minister of Economy and Trade, in accordance with their respective competences, are tasked with following up the determination of the need for public and private health institutions on Lebanese territory, out of the materials, equipment and devices covered by this decision and also the needs of citizens, with the prices associated with them, according to a joint decision issued by them, provided that The implementation of this decision is supervised by the Ministry of Public Health and the Directorate of Consumer Protection, according to the authority.
This decision shall be enforced upon its issuance, publication, and notification as needed. “