Health Act (COVID-19 Alert Level 3) Order 2020

  • revoked
  • Health Act (COVID-19 Alert Level 3) Order 2020: revoked, at 12.01 am on 14 May 2020, by clause 24 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level 2) Order 2020 (LI 2020/84).

Schedule 1 Interpretation

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In this order, unless the context otherwise requires,—

Act means the Health Act 1956

adjacent, in relation to a region, includes adjacent even if there is water separating the regions (other than the Cook Strait)

category A business or service means a business or service listed in Part 1 of Schedule 2

category B business means a business listed in Part 2 of Schedule 2

category C business or service means any business or service (whether or not listed in Schedule 2) but excludes a category A business or service, a category B business, a venue business, or a public transport service

congregating does not include people maintaining physical distancing as required by clause 6(1)(b)

controlled gatherings means a gathering that meets all of the following requirements:

(a)

at which there are no more than 10 people at any one time (including any celebrant, organiser, or other assistant); and

(b)

that is for one of the following purposes:

(i)

a funeral service:

(ii)

a tangihanga:

(iii)

a wedding or civil union service; and

(c)

at which no food or drink is served

customers and clients, for an education entity, does not include students attending the education entity

education entity has the same meaning as in section 476B of the Education Act 1989

extended bubble arrangements means an agreement by all of the residents (other than a person under 18 years) of 2 or more homes or places of residence to isolate or quarantine in accordance with this order as if they were 1 residence for the purpose of keeping connections with family or whānau, enabling caregiving, or supporting persons living alone or otherwise isolated

essential personal movement means movement permitted as essential personal movement under clause 7

fellow resident, for any person A, means another person who resides at—

(a)

the same home or place of residence as person A; or

(b)

another home or place of residence in relation to which person A has an extended bubble arrangement

game bird means a game bird specified in Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Act 1953

guidance has the meaning set out in clause 4(2)

Health Act (Managed Air Arrivals) Order means the order made under section 70(1)(f) of the Act on 9 April 2020

Health Act (Other Arrivals) Order means the order made under section 70(1)(f) of the Act on 31 March 2020

high-risk person means a person who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, has COVID-19 symptoms, is being or has been tested for COVID-19 and is awaiting a test result, or has been in close contact with someone with suspected, probable or confirmed COVID-19 in the last 14 days

home or place of residence

(a)

includes a campervan, caravan, or other vehicle or temporary structure (for example, a tent) that is a place of residence; and

(b)

in the case of a building, includes the land that is part of the property on which the building is situated (other than any common areas); and

(c)

includes any prison, hospital, or other facility or place in which a person is detained or compulsorily placed under any enactment

physical distancing means—

(a)

for premises under the control of a category A business or service, remaining 1 metre away from people or, if closer than 1 metre, being there for less than 15 minutes; and

(b)

for premises under the control of a category B business,—

(i)

for those providing the business, remaining 1 metre away from any other person providing the business or, if closer than 1 metre, being there for less than 15 minutes; and

(ii)

in any other case, remaining 2 metres away from people or, if closer than 2 metres, being there for less than 15 minutes; and

(c)

for premises under the control of a category C business or service, remaining 1 metre away from people or, if closer than 1 metre, being there for less than 15 minutes; and

(d)

in any other case, remaining 2 metres away from other people or, if closer than 2 metres, being there for less than 15 minutes

premises has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Act (which includes any commercial premises, private premises, vehicle, ship, or aircraft)

public transport service has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Land Transport Management Act 2003; but

(a)

includes air transport that is available to the public generally; and

(b)

excludes small passenger service vehicles (as defined in that Act)

region means the area of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Group (under the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002) of which the relevant territorial authority is a member

relevant infection control measures means the measures that apply to premises of the relevant business or service under clause 10

shared caregiver, in relation to a child, means a person who, under an agreement, or a parenting order or an interim parenting order made under of the Care of Children Act 2004, has the role of providing the day-to-day care of the child

venue business means a business of providing a venue for gatherings (whether as the main or ancillary part of the business)

vulnerable person means a person who is at significant risk of serious illness if they contract COVID-19.

Schedule 1 game bird: inserted, on 30 April 2020, by clause 5 of the Health Act (COVID-19 Alert Level 3) Amendment Order 2020 (LI 2020/72).