The Application Of Standard Of Care During Post Movement Control Order (Mco) In Malaysia Tourism Industry

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Mohamad Sahizam Musa, Suria Fadhillah Md Pauzi, Ida Rosnita Ismail, Shamsinar Rahman , Noraida Mat Husin, Rafidah Abd Karim


Tourism Has Attracted Many Visitors Over The Years. It Is Financial Blooming, However, Was Severely Affected Due To  The Outbreak Of Covid-19 Pandemic. In Malaysia, The Government Had Allowed Some  Leisure And Hospitality Premises To Reopen Starting July 2020. The Covid-19 Is Still  Going On, Occupiers Of Leisure And Hospitality Premises Are At The Risk Of Being Legally Liable Upon Failing To Observe The Standard Of Care Required By The Law. The Purpose Of The  Study  Is To Discuss The Standard Of Care Towards Three Types Of Entrants To The Leisure And Hospitality Premises During The Post Movement Control Order (Mco). As For  Methodology, A Legal Perspective Was Adopted In Discussing The Issue. A Case Review That Applied The Doctrinal Method Was Used In This Study. This Study Reviewed Selected Legal Cases To Provide Further Support To The Arguments Put Forth. As A Result, Despite Having Different Standards Of Care Imposed On The Occupiers Towards Different Types Of Premise Entrants, The Occupiers May Be Legally Liable For Failing To Observe The Required Standard Operating Procedures (Sop). Therefore,  The Occupier Is  Recommended To Observe The Standard Of Care In Operating Their Business While Complying With Standard Operating Procedures (Sop) Provided By The Government To Avoid Liability  In Laws And Prevent The Spread Of Covid-19.

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