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MEASURES IN FORCE - Updated on 25 November: 

All measures shall be applied for as long as the risk of coronavirus spread lasts or until revoked, except for measures where the duration of application is explicitly stated.

GENERAL PROTECTIVE MEASURES - PROTECTIVE MASKS AND PHYSICAL DISTANCE

1. Wearing protective masks outdoors and indoors is mandatory throughout Montenegro, including children older than 5 years, except on beaches and in national parks, provided that physical distancing and other prescribed measures are respected.

2. Companies and entrepreneurs engaged in retail trade (markets, supermarkets, hypermarkets, shopping centres, etc.), including green markets, as well as state bodies, state administration bodies, administrative bodies, local self-government bodies, public institutions and other entities exercising public authority, banks, post offices and other legal entities, which directly provide services to citizens at counters, are obliged to appoint persons who will control whether citizens or service users respect the obligation to wear a protective mask and maintain physical distance when entering these facilities.

MOVEMENT AND PUBLIC GATHERINGS

3. Ban on presence and lingering of more than four adults together in open public places (sidewalks, squares, streets, parks, promenades, beaches, etc.), except for persons who perform their regular work tasks.

The measure will be applicable until 8 December, but its application can be extended. 

4. Ban on gathering in closed and open public places (public gatherings, public events, sports, political, cultural, artistic and private gatherings, weddings, as well as other events).

The measure will be applicable until 8 December, but its application can be extended. 


5. Religious communities are obliged to adapt their activities to the current epidemiological situation and to perform religious rites in religious buildings without the presence of citizens only.

The measure will be applicable until 8 December, but its application can be extended. 

6. Funerals are conducted with immediate family only.

The measure will be applicable until 8 December, but its application can be extended.

7. Ban on leaving home from 19:00 to 5:00 the next day, except for:

- persons who perform regular work tasks and provide services of public interest, and are necessary for life and work of citizens (health system, inspection bodies, police, armed forces, fire services, utilities, media - including persons coming to media shows, etc.), as evidenced by the certificate issued by the employer.

- persons caring for persons who due to illness or injury are not able to independently perform activities of daily living, as evidenced by the certificate issued by the chosen doctor of these persons and a certificate from the relevant registry of citizens proving the family relationship between these persons or a contract of care or support which proves the mutual legal relationship between these persons,

- employees of foreign diplomatic and consular missions,

- children with autism spectrum disorders and wheelchair users, accompanied by one person, for a maximum of 60 minutes, and

- persons taking pets out, for a maximum of 60 minutes.

The certificate form issued by the employer to employees for whom there is a need to move free during the ban period can be downloaded here.

The measure will be applicable until 8 December, but its application can be extended. 

8. Ban on intercity passenger transport from Friday at 19:00 to Monday at 5:00, except for:

- motor vehicles performing activities essential for the traffic of goods, supply and delivery of medicines, ambulance, utilities, supply of fuel and electricity, transportation of employees (if they have a certificate issued by employer and a travel order for a business trip)

- transportation of persons residing outside the place of residence in order for them to return to a place of residence, if they have a return ticket for international traffic or air traffic or have left that place before 14 November 2020, transit transport of passengers and scheduled international traffic or air traffic, and

- persons caring for persons who due to illness or injury are not able to independently perform activities of daily living, as evidenced by the certificate issued by the chosen doctor of these persons and a certificate from the relevant registry of citizens proving the family relationship between these persons or a contract of care or support which proves the mutual legal relationship between these persons.

The certificate form issued by the employer to employees for whom there is a need to move free during the ban period can be downloaded here.

The measure will be applicable until 8 December, but its application can be extended.

9. Gathering in residential buildings is prohibited for persons who are not members of a joint family household; except for persons caring for persons who due to illness or injury are not able to independently perform activities of daily living, as evidenced by the certificate issued by the chosen doctor of these persons and a certificate from the relevant registry of citizens proving the family relationship between these persons or a contract of care or support which proves the mutual legal relationship between these persons, as well as persons in case of emergency works in the residential building (electricity, water, etc.).

The measure will be applicable until 8 December, but its application can be extended.

DOMESTIC TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL

10. Domestic transport (road, rail and maritime) is carried out with the obligation of the carrier to ensure compliance with prevention measures: 

Transport of passengers in public transport (bus and van), road transport (intercity, suburban, urban), rail and maritime transport is carried out with the implementation of prevention measures (wearing protective masks, disinfection of hands at the entrance/exit of the vehicle, standing passengers are not allowed in the vehicle/vessel), in accordance with the instructions of the Public Health Institute of Montenegro;

11. Taxi transport: The carrier is obliged to ensure that passengers and the driver wear protective masks. After the ride, the driver is obliged to disinfect the surfaces that are most often touched by passengers (handles and internal parts of doors and seats) with disinfectants, in accordance with the instructions of the Public Health Institute of Montenegro.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL 

12. State employees and employed in state bodies, state administration bodies, administrative bodies and state employees in local - self government bodies are prohibited from traveling abroad, except in cases where the trip is of state interest with the prior consent of the head of the authority.

13. Arrangements of all student tours, educational meetings etc. abroad is prohibited. 

ENTRY INTO MONTENEGRO - NATIONALS OF MONTENEGRO AND FOREIGNERS RESIDING IN MONTENEGRO 

14. Entrance to Montenegro is ensured for every citizen of Montenegro and a foreigner with permanent or temporary residence in Montenegro

Without additional restrictionsif he or she meets all three of the following conditions: 1. he or she is a resident of one of the countries on the 'green list' or he or she stayed in the country from the 'green list' for at least 15 days before entering Montenegro; 2. if in a period from the 15th day before entering Montenegro to the day of entry, he or she did not stay in any of the countries outside the 'green list'; 3. he or she did not travel to any or through any of the countries outside the 'green list' except in transit (transit is travel without delay, as evidenced by insight into the travel document).  

The 'Green list': EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy,  Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Egypt, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. 

With the negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) older not more than 72 hours or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class obtained by ELISA serologic test or with a negative antibody serologic test result of the IgM class older not more than 72 hours if he or she comes from any of the countries on the "yellow list" or comes from one of the countries on the "green list", and in the period of 15 days before entering Montenegro, he or she stayed in one of the countries on the "yellow list".  

If a citizen of Montenegro or a foreigner with permanent or temporary residence in Montenegro has stayed in one of the countries from the ''yellow list'' for up to 48 hours, return without the obligation of a test is provided with prescribing of a health supervision measure upon return to Montenegro, which implies free movement, but daily monitoring of symptoms and reporting to the competent doctor until the expiration of the Decision issued by Sanitary inspection upon return.  

'Yellow list': Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. 

The obligation of having test does NOT apply to children up to the age of five.

Citizen of Montenegro and a foreigner with permanent or temporary residence in Montenegro, if enters Montenegro from one of the countries out of the previous two lists of countries, or if in the period from the 15th day before entry to the day of entry, he or she stayed in one of the countries or traveled through any of the countries, out of the previous two lists, except in transit (transit is travel without delay, as evidenced by insight into the travel document), upon entering are put in institutional isolation or self-isolation for a period of 14 days. 

Self-isolation means staying in family household or other facility, with restricted movement, while the health status of this person, as well as all members of the household is monitored by the competent epidemiological service, in accordance with the decision of the Sanitary Inspection.

Institutional isolation means accommodation in a facility intended for self-isolation and the stay of persons who are tested positive for the novel coronavirus and who do not have symptoms of the disease, who do not require medical treatment but must be supervised by health professionals, based on the decision of the Sanitary Inspection, in accordance with the Protocol of treatment of patients and contacts of COVID-19 patients of the Public Health Institute of Montenegro.

ENTRY INTO MONTENEGRO - FOREIGNERS

15. Foreigner national is allowed to enter Montenegro under the following conditions

Without additional restrictions if he or she meets all three of the following conditions: 1. he or she is a resident of one of the countries from the green list, or he or she stayed in the country from the green list, for at least 15 days before entering Montenegro; 2. if in the period from the 15th day before entering Montenegro to the day of entry, he or she did not stay in any of the countries not included in the green list of countries; 3. he or she did not travel to any of the countries or through any of the countries not included in the green list of countries, except in transit (transit is travel without delay, as evidenced by insight into the travel document). 

The 'green list' includes: EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Egypt, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco,  Mozambique, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. 

With the negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) older not more than 72 hours or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class or with the negative antibody serologic test result of the IgM class obtained by ELISA serologic test older not more than 72 hours if he or she comes from any of the countries on the "yellow list" or comes from one of the countries on the "green list", and in the period of 15 days before entering Montenegro, he or she stayed in one of the countries on the "yellow list".

'Yellow list': Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. 

The obligation of having test does NOT apply to children up to the age of five.

It is not possible for residents of countries off the previous two lists to enter Montenegro unless they have proof (stamp in the passport) that they have spent at least the past 15 days until the day of entering Montenegro in one of the countries on the "green list". (EU Member States - Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden; Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Brunei, Belarus, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Egypt, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe) and that they not visit countries off this list during that period

In this case, the person enters Montenegro without additional conditions, regardless of whose resident he or she is.

- If they have proof (stamp in the passport) that they have spent at least 15 days until the day of entering Montenegro in one of the countries on the "yellow list" (Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore and the United States).

In this case, the person enters Montenegro under the conditions that apply to residents of the "yellow list" countries: they must have a negative PCR test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) older not more than 72 hours or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class or with a negative antibody serologic test result of the IgM class obtained by ELISA serologic test older not more than 72 hours.

The obligation of having test does NOT apply to children up to the age of five.

NOTE: Upon entry, the country of which the person is a resident is observed, not the country of which the person is a national if it is not the same country. For example: A citizen of a country off the list with a regular residence in the country on the list is treated as a citizen of the country on the list because he or she is a resident of the country on the list. 

ENTRY INTO MONTENEGRO - EXCEPTION - CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF PERSONS

16. In accordance with the recommendation of the European Commission, certain categories of persons necessary for normal functioning of vital services and employees who represent a clear economic interest are excluded from the stated criteria. Special conditions for entry and movement through Montenegro, the Public Health Institute prescribes for:

- Health workers, health researches and scientists; 

- Persons who perform or provide transport of passengers and goods; 

- Diplomats accredited in Montenegro, staff of international organisations, military personnel and humanitarian aid workers in performing their functions;

- Certain categories of passengers in transit; 

- Persons in need of international protection or coming to Montenegro for other humanitarian reasons (the principle of non refoulement is respected). 

ENTRY INTO MONTENEGRO - EXCEPTION - NON-COMMERCIAL AND OCCASIONAL AIR TRAFFIC (SO-CALLED GENERAL AVIATION)  

17. Foreigner citizens coming by non commercial air traffic are allowed to enter Montenegro, while complying with following temporary measures: 

 - If the aircraft arrives from one of the countries from the 'green list', there will be no additional restrictions on entry

The 'Green list' includes following countries: EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) and Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Egypt, Fiji, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

- If the aircraft arrives from other countries, passengers and the crew must a negative PCR test test for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) older not more than 72 hours or a positive coronavirus antibody test result (SARS-CoV-2) of the IgG class, or with a negative antibody serologic test result of the IgM class obtained by ELISA serologic test older not more than 72 hours. 

Health surveillance measures are applied to these passengers after entering Montenegro, in accordance with the recommendations of the Public Health Institute of Montenegro. For the arrival/departure of passengers from the passenger terminal to the accommodation, it is necessary to organise special transport, in line with the recommendations of the Public Health Institute. 

While staying in a hotel or other accommodation, passengers are obliged to apply the recommendations of the Public Health Institute of Montenegro.

The obligation of having test does NOT apply to children up to the age of five.

TRANSIT OF RESIDENTS OF BiH, KOSOVO AND ALBANIA THROUGH  MONTENEGRO 

18. The transit of residents of neighbouring countries from the 'yellow list' through Montenegro between the countries of the yellow list is enabled without obligation of having a PCR or ELISA test. 

Transit is enabled with the control on the time of entering into Montenegro, passage of checkpoints and exiting Montenegro, without staying in Montenegro. 

BORDER CROSSINGS 

19. All border crossings for entry into Montenegro are open, except for the road border crossing Vuča on the road route Rožaje - Tutin

20. Entry of passengers from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Montenegro is NOT ALLOWED through the border crossing Šćepan Polje on the road route Plužine - Foča. 

- It is possible from 07:00 to 19:00 through the border crossing Metaljka on the road route Pljevlja - Čajniče.

Passengers are allowed to leave Montenegro without restrictions at these crossings.

INSTITUTIONAL ISOLATION AND SELF-ISOLATION

21. The measure of self-isolation is prescribed as follows:

14 days to persons who have been or are suspected of being in contact with persons infected with a novel coronavirus or with persons suspected of being infected with this disease.

Until recovery, and at least 14 days to persons who have a positive PCR test or rapid antigen test for the novel coronavirus, have mild symptoms or no symptoms of the disease for 14 days, based on the decision of the sanitary inspection, unless the chosen doctor, due to clinical picture, prolongs temporary incapacity for work.

Measures are prescribed based on the decision of the Sanitary Inspection, in accordance with the Protocol for treatment of patients and contacts of COVID-19 patients of the Public Health Institute of Montenegro.

Self-isolation means staying in family household or other facility, with restricted movement, while the health status of this person, as well as all members of the household is monitored by the competent epidemiological service, in accordance with the decision of the Sanitary Inspection.

22. The measure of institutional isolation is prescribed for up to 14 days from the beginning of the symptoms of the disease to persons who were hospitalized and who had a significant improvement in the clinical picture, but still do not meet the criteria for recovery, in accordance with the Protocol of the Public Health Institute of Montenegro. 

Exceptionally, a measure of self-isolation may be imposed on these persons, if there are conditions for accommodation in self-isolation.

Self-isolation means staying in family household or other facility, with restricted movement, while the health status of this person, as well as all members of the household is monitored by the competent epidemiological service, in accordance with the decision of the Sanitary Inspection.

Institutional isolation means accommodation in a facility intended for self-isolation and the stay of persons who are hospitalized, but they are in an improved condition of state that does not require medical treatment in hospital, but must be under supervision of health workers, based on the decision of the Sanitary Inspection, in accordance with the Protocol of the Public Health Institute. 

23. The measure of a 14-day obligatory quarantine or self-isolation is prescribed to a citizen and resident of Montenegro who comes from one of the countries with which international passenger traffic is not allowed, in accordance with the prescribed epidemiological criteria, based on the decision of the Sanitary Inspection, in accordance with the Protocol for treatment of patients and contacts of COVID-19 patients of the Public Health Institute of Montenegro.

Self-isolation means staying in family household or other facility, with restricted movement, while the health status of this person, as well as all members of the household is monitored by the competent epidemiological service, in accordance with the decision of the Sanitary Inspection.

Institutional isolation means accommodation in a facility intended for self-isolation and the stay of persons who are hospitalized, but they are in an improved condition of state that does not require medical treatment in hospital, but must be under supervision of health workers, based on the decision of the Sanitary Inspection, in accordance with the Protocol of the Public Health Institute of Montenegro.

VISITING PERSONS IN HOSPITALS 

24. Ban on visiting persons who are receiving hospital treatment in healthcare institutions and persons accommodated in social and childcare institutions. 

VISITING PERSONS DEPRIVED OF THEIR LIBERTY AND PERSONS SERVING A PRISON SENTENCE 

25Ban on visiting detained persons and persons serving a prison sentence in the Administration for Execution of Criminal Sanctions, except for lawyers and court experts by court decision. 

SPORTS AND RECREATION  

26. The presence of spectators at sports events is banned.

27. Companies and entrepreneurs who provide services in fitness centres and gyms are obliged to organise their work in such a way that:

- only one person per ten square meters may stay in the facility at the time (space where there are no training devices and machines), while maintaining physical distance of at least 2m between customers,

- provide means for disinfection of hands of customers while entering/leaving the facility,

- employees wear a protective mask, except during active training/exercise,

- customers disinfect with adequate disinfectant the surface and device when changing the training device and place of training, and

- group trainings are banned.

The measure will be applicable until 8 December, but its application can be extended.

28. Ban on athletic training (amateur athletes and recreational athletes) and sports competitions and tournaments of athletes in smaller indoor sports facilities (sports balloon halls, etc.), except for professional athletes, in compliance with prescribed anti-epidemic measures.

The measure will be applicable until 8 December, but its application can be extended.

29. Cyclists are not obliged to wear protective masks during individual rides or joint rides of members of the same family household. Cyclists in the group must wear protective masks.

30. Users of non - regulated bathing areas are obliged to respect the distance of at least 2 m, except for members of joint family household.  

HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

31. Dental practices are obliged to organise work in such a way as to provide a system of mandatory patient scheduling, to ensure that only one patient can stay in the waiting room (on 10 square metres) at the time, while respecting the physical distance of at least 2 m between patients, to provide hand sanitizers to patients when entering/leaving the practice and to ensure that all employees follow work procedures and wear personal protective equipment, in accordance with the recommendations of the Public Health Institute and the Dental Chamber of Montenegro. 

32. Other health care institutions are obliged to: 

 - ensure that all patients wear protective masks during their stay in the health institution (provided that the patients clinical condition allows the wearing of the mask and that the mask does not compromise the patients respiratory function) and ensure respect for physical distance of at least two meters between patients;

 -  prominently display a notice on valid temporary measures for prevention and control of the novel coronavirus in the health institution;

 -  provide hand sanitizer to patients at the entrance/exit of the health institution;

EDUCATION 

33. Educational work in public and private educational institutions is allowed.

In case of renewed suspension of educational work in public and private educational institutions and the application of the online learning system, based on the decision of the state administration body competent for education, one of the parents/guardians/foster parent/ adoptive parent or a single parent of a child under the age of 11 and of a child with special educational needs - developmental disabilities shall be provided with the right to a paid absence from work.  

Exceptionally, the right to a paid absence from work is not ensured for employees in health, the Ministry of Defence, the National Security Agency, the Ministry of the Interior, the Police Directorate, the Customs Administration, the Tax Administration, the Real Estate Administration, the State Treasury Directorate in the Ministry of Finance who work on jobs to implement the Programme to provide support to the economy and employees in order to mitigate the negative effects of the novel coronavirus epidemic COVID - 19, the Directorate for Inspection Affairs, the Directorate for Food Safety, Veterinary and Phytosnitary Affairs, institutions for social and child protection, the Directorate for the Execution of Criminal Sanctions, protection and rescue services and other bodies, services and legal entities whose activity is an irreplaceable condition of life and work of citizens, except if both parents are employed by these employees. 

Subsidies for paid parental absence are paid in accordance in accordance with the Programme of providing support to the economy and employees, with the aim of mitigating the negative effects of the novel coronavirus epidemic COVID - 19. 

TRADE, TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

34. Work of nightclubs/discos is prohibited

35. Companies and entrepreneurs engaged in retail trade, organisers of games of chance and companies, other legal entities and entrepreneurs engaged in craft and hospitality industry (restaurants, cafes, cafeterias, hotel restaurants and similar hospitality facilities), except for guests staying at the hotel, are required to:

- organise work from 7:00 to 18:00,

- appoint a person responsible for compliance and control of prescribed measures in the facility,

- prominently display, at the entrance/exit of the facility, a notice on the prescribed temporary measures of prevention and control of the novel coronavirus with instructions for their application, as well as contact information of the person (name, surname, telephone number and e-mail address of the person responsible for compliance and control of prescribed measures), and

- provide hand sanitizers at the entrance/exit of the facility.

The measure will be applicable until 8 December, but its application can be extended.

36. Companies, other legal entities and entrepreneurs engaged in hospitality industry are obliged to organise their work in such a way that:

- all employees and guests wear protective masks during their stay in the hospitality facility (inside the facility and on the terrace/garden), except during direct consumption of drinks, after which the mask must be put on the face immediately, and during food consumption the mask must be put on the face after meal immediately,

- provide disinfectants (disinfectant gel or wet alcohol wipes) on all tables,

- tables inside the facility must be separated by transparent plexiglass sheets/panels or other opaque material suitable for disinfection, 170 cm high,

- distance between tables on the terrace/garden of the hospitality facility must be at least 2m,

- a maximum of four guests may sit at the table inside the facility and on the terrace/garden of the facility, while the distance between them must be at least 2m in all directions,

- preparation of ordered food and takeout, without staying and consuming food in front of the hospitality facility, including catering, is organised from 7:00 to 22:00, with certificate from the employer,

- disable self-service, standing and staying in front of the bar and standing tables,

- provide regular maintenance of hygiene and disinfection of common areas, furniture, equipment, etc., in accordance with the recommendations of the Public Health Institute of Montenegro,

- provide marked places for hygienic waste disposal in the hospitality facility (inside the facility and on the terrace/garden, and

- minors unaccompanied by their parents are prohibited from staying in the facility.

The measure will be applicable until 8 December, but its application can be extended.


37. Companies, legal entities and entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry, who are organising the entertainment and music programmes are obliged to organise their work as follows:

- singers and musicians - members of the band/orchestra respect each other's physical distance of at least 2m;
- to ensure wearing of protective masks during entertainment and music programme, except for singers and musicians who play wind instruments;
- to provide a physical distance between guests on one side and singers and musicians-members of the band/orchestra on the other of at least 4m, and if this is not possible, guests and singers/musicians must be separated by transparent plexiglass panels at least 2m high; and
- to prohibit guests from dancing.

CONSTRUCTION

38. Companies, other legal entities or entrepreneurs who carry out the construction work and are responsible for the execution of construction works on the facility, i.e. for the execution of certain works are obliged to:

 - Ensure adherence to epidemiological measures, especially respecting the physical distance between employees and other measures to ensure health protection;

 - Put notice, in a conspicuous place on the construction site, on the temporary prevention and control measures against the novel coronavirus;

 - Prohibit all employees who carry out construction work on the construction site, during working hours, from leaving the construction site to procure food, etc; 

 - Provide food delivery to employees performing construction work on the construction site; 

 - Maintain physical distance during the organised transportation of employees from and to the construction site (bus or van).

RECOMMENDATIONS 

1. State authorities, public administration bodies, local self - government and local administration authority, companies, public institutions and other legal persons, entrepreneurs, and individuals who carry out a certain activity are recommended to organise work from home if possible, introduce flextime or reduce communication between employees in other ways. 

Thereby, they should identify jobs which can be done from home and persons performing these tasks, who due to their health and other circumstances should not be exposed to the risk of becoming ill, the way of communication of employees performing tasks from home, the way of maintaining the meetings (via telephone, online...).