Epidemic Preparedness Act 2006

  • This version was republished on 29 June 2017 to repeal section 17.
8 Activating other measures while epidemic notice in force

(1)

While an epidemic notice is in force (or in the Gazette in which an epidemic notice is given), the Prime Minister may, with the agreement of the Minister responsible for the administration of the enactment concerned, by notice in the Gazette (stating the name of the quarantinable disease stated in the epidemic notice), state—

(a)

any matter that must be stated in order for action, or a particular action, to be taken under some other enactment referring to an epidemic management notice:

(b)

any matter that must be stated in order for the application of some other enactment referring to an epidemic management notice, or a provision of such an enactment, to be modified (or modified with a particular effect) by virtue of the giving of the notice:

(c)

that it activates—

(i)

either or both of the following:

(A)

one or more of the modifications made by one or more stated prospective modification orders:

(B)

all the modifications made by one or more stated prospective modification orders; or

(ii)

all the modifications made by all prospective modification orders.

(2)

The Prime Minister must not give a notice under subsection (1) unless satisfied that the effects of the outbreak concerned make it, or are likely to make it, reasonably necessary to do so.

(3)

A notice under subsection (1) expires when the epidemic notice concerned expires or is revoked.