UK citizens have been banned from having sex with anyone outside of their own household under new coronavirus lockdown legislation rolled out by the Government.
On Monday June 1, the UK government introduced new measures that ban people from socialising indoors with anyone not already in their household. The new regulation reads:
‘No person may participate in a gathering which takes place in a public or private place indoors, and consists of two or more persons.’ .
Previously, anyone who goes inside another person’s home would be breaching the lockdown rules but now both persons could be prosecuted under the new amendment to the.
The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations 2020 bill, that was tabled before Parliament on Monday.
According to the new rules, only those with ‘reasonable excuses’ will be allowed to meet privately indoors, which does not include meeting up to have sex. Reasonable excuses include jogging or exercising for elite athletes, movement of vulnerable people and key or essential workers.