This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order comes into force on 16 September 2010, and expires on the close of 29 November 2010.
It modifies or extends provisions of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002 (CDEM Act). While a state of local emergency was in force in respect of a specified district (Christchurch City, Selwyn District, or Waimakariri District), those provisions enabled civil defence emergency management powers to be exercised in respect of that district by persons who are, or who are acting under the authority of, a Controller or a constable (authorised persons). The modifications or extensions apply only in respect of a specified district, and apply in respect of a specified district only in respect of the period that—
begins at the expiry or termination of all or any part of the state of local emergency declared (and, if applicable, extended) for that district because of the Canterbury earthquake; and
ends when this order expires on the close of 29 November 2010 (clause 4(4)).
The following clauses modify or extend the following provisions of the CDEM Act to make available to authorised persons the following powers and associated provisions.
Clause 5 modifies or extends sections 86, 99, and 104 to make available powers to evacuate, and to exclude persons or vehicles from, premises and places (including public places) and an associated offence and penalty.
Clause 6 modifies or extends section 87 to make available powers to enter on, and if necessary break into, premises and places.
Clause 7 modifies or extends section 88 to make available prohibitions or restrictions on public access, with or without vehicles, to roads and public places and an associated offence and penalty.
Clause 8 modifies or extends section 89 to make available powers to remove (and if necessary for that purpose to use force or break into) aircraft, vessels, vehicles, etc.
Clause 9 modifies or extends section 90 to make available powers to requisition property, associated offences and an associated penalty, and an associated provision for compensation.
Clause 10 modifies or extends sections 91, 102, and 104 to make available powers to direct or request persons to stop certain activities or to take certain actions and an associated offence and penalty.
Clause 11 modifies section 92 to make available powers to examine, mark, seize, sample, secure, disinfect, or destroy any property, animal, or any other thing.
Clause 12 modifies or extends section 93 to ensure requirements to carry and provide on request evidence of identity and to on request produce evidence of or give a general explanation of the relevant authority for action and powers being exercised apply to a person exercising powers under specified sections modified or extended by this order.
Clause 13 modifies or extends sections 98 and 104 to make an obstruction offence and penalty available in respect of the exercise or performance of functions, powers, or duties under a specified section modified or extended by this order.
Clause 14 modifies or extends sections 103 and 104 to make an offence and penalty available in respect of a person who intentionally personates or falsely represents himself or herself to be a person duly authorised or employed for carrying out a specified section modified or extended by this order.