N.I.P.A. Update Training 21st May 2020.

Training can now commence under the Amendment of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020 made at 7.30 p.m. on 19th May 2020 and came into operation at 11.00 p.m. on 19th May 2020 
Specific regulation amendment-
regulation 5(2) (restrictions on movement), after paragraph (m), insert—

  1. (o)  to take part in an outdoor activity;
  2. (p)  to take part in an outdoor gathering, in accordance with regulation 6A.”. “Restrictions on outdoor gatherings 6A. During the emergency period, a person may participate in an outdoor gathering consisting of—(i) up to six people who are not members of the same household; or (ii) any number of members of the same household.”. 
    We Would ask all members to abide by social distancing measures as outlined by Government.
  3. We are continuing to engage with the Northern and other jurisdictions through Mr J. Buckley M.L.A. and other representatives regarding potential future racing.

Please note at this time Thursday 21st May training from the Republic of Ireland has not been authorized. Approval is being sought and we will advise if permission is granted or not.

Training transporters can be used with social distancing measures in place.

Permission to commence racing has not been approved as yet. We will update when further information is available.

Please all take care, follow the guidance on social distancing and hygiene and act responsibly.

Fred Russell N.I.P.A. Secretary.