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On March 19, 2020, the Resolution of the Government of Timor-Leste No. 10/2020 (“Resolution”) was published in the Official Gazette (Jornal da República), establishing a set of exceptional and temporary measures in order to contain the spread of the new Coronavirus Covid-19 (“Covid-19”) in the national territory

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