COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Levels 3 and 2) Order (No 2) 2020

  • revoked
  • COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Levels 3 and 2) Order (No 2) 2020: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 30 August 2020, by clause 32 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order 2020 (LI 2020/231).
26 Additional and adjusted alert level 2 requirements for controlled-access businesses and services

(1)

This clause adjusts and adds to the alert level 2 requirements for controlled-access businesses and services.

(2)

In this clause, controlled-access businesses and services

(a)

means the following businesses and services:

(i)

businesses and services to the extent that they largely have a consistent group of workers and usually have a fixed workplace, such as office workplaces and factories; and

(ii)

businesses and services to the extent that their customers or clients are members of the business or service, such as gyms; and

(iii)

public facilities that are located within a building or structure, such as swimming pools, libraries, and museums; and

(iv)

event facilities such as cinemas, theatres, stadiums, concert venues, conference venues, and casinos; and

(v)

businesses and services to the extent to which clauses 27 and 28 apply to them (despite paragraph (b)); but

(b)

excludes retail businesses, such as shopping malls, supermarkets, marketplaces, takeaway-food stores, and retail stores.

(3)

The controlled-access businesses and services must—

(a)

maintain compliance with the 1-metre physical distancing rule for all persons entering the workplace of, using the services of, or working for the business or service (rather than the 2-metre physical distancing rule) to the greatest extent practicable; and

(b)

if they are an event facility of the kind described in subclause (2)(a)(iv), permit no more than 100 customers or clients to be in any 1 defined space in the facility at any 1 time (not including workers).

(4)

A breach of subclause (3) is an infringement offence for the purposes of section 26(3) of the Act.