Health Act (COVID-19 Alert Level 3) Amendment Order (No 3) 2020

  • revoked
  • Health Act (COVID-19 Alert Level 3) Amendment Order (No 3) 2020: revoked, at 12.01 am on 14 May 2020, pursuant to clause 24 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level 2) Order 2020 (LI 2020/84).

Reprint as at 14 May 2020

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Health Act (COVID-19 Alert Level 3) Amendment Order (No 3) 2020

(LI 2020/82)

Health Act (COVID-19 Alert Level 3) Amendment Order (No 3) 2020: revoked, at 12.01 am on 14 May 2020, pursuant to clause 24 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level 2) Order 2020 (LI 2020/84).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.

Pursuant to section 70(1)(m) of the Health Act 1956, for the purpose of preventing the outbreak or spread of COVID-19, an infectious disease, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General of Health, exercising the functions of a Medical Officer of Health for all districts of New Zealand (that is, nationally), in circumstances where a state of emergency has been declared under the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002 and there is an epidemic notice in force, makes the following order.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Health Act (COVID-19 Alert Level 3) Amendment Order (No 3) 2020.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force at 1 pm on 12 May 2020.

3 Principal order

This order amends the Health Act (COVID-19 Alert Level 3) Order 2020 (the principal order).

4 Clause 9 amended (Closure of premises without infection control measures in operation)

Replace clause 9(3) with:

(3)

However, this clause does not prevent a person from undertaking any necessary work in any restricted premises for either of the following purposes:

(a)

minimum basic operations required to maintain the condition or value of, or clean, the premises, plant, equipment, or goods, care for animals, receive stock or freight, and enable and support workers to be able to continue to work remotely from their homes:

(b)

work required to prepare the premises for opening (and meet public health guidance).

Dated at Wellington this 11th day of May 2020.

Dr A R Bloomfield,
Director-General of Health.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force at 1 pm on 12 May 2020, amends the Health Act (COVID-19 Alert Level 3) Order 2020 (the principal order). Under the principal order, many restricted premises are required to be closed other than for work that is necessary to be undertaken for specified minimum basic operations (see clause 9). The majority of those premises will be able to reopen from 12.01 am on 14 May 2020. This order enables necessary work to be undertaken in those premises from 1 pm on 12 May 2020 in order to prepare the premises for opening (and meet public health guidance).

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 12 May 2020.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Health Act (COVID-19 Alert Level 3) Amendment Order (No 3) 2020 that incorporates all the amendments to that order as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level 2) Order 2020 (LI 2020/84): clause 24