COVID-19 Public Health Response (Managed Isolation and Quarantine Charges) Regulations 2020

2020/186

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Managed Isolation and Quarantine Charges) Regulations 2020

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 10th day of August 2020

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 33A of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020—

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Housing made after consultation with the Minister of Health and after being satisfied that—

(i)

the prescribed charges relate to managed isolation or quarantine facility (MIQF) costs; and

(ii)

the prescribed charges recover from any class of persons no more than an estimate of the actual and reasonable MIQF costs incurred in relation to that class (including both direct and indirect costs); and

(iii)

there is appropriate provision to grant relief from the payment of the prescribed charges in circumstances where payment of the charges would cause undue financial hardship; and

(iv)

the prescribed charges do not limit or are justified limits on the rights and freedoms in the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990.