COVID-19 Public Health Response (Election and Referendums) Order 2020

2020/267

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Election and Referendums) Order 2020

This order is made by the Minister of Health under section 11 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020 in accordance with section 9 of that Act.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Purpose
4Interpretation
5Meaning of electoral premises
6Transitional, savings, and related provisions
7Application
8Order applies regardless of other alert level COVID-19 orders
9Revocation
10QR codes must be displayed in electoral premises
11Contact tracing records in electoral premises
12When this subpart applies, and how it interacts with other COVID-19 orders
13Meaning of 1-metre and 2-metre physical distancing rules
14Electoral Commission to have systems and processes in place for physical distancing requirements relating to electoral premises
15Individuals must comply with physical distancing requirements relating to electoral premises
16Physical distancing requirements at polling places and advance voting places while open to public for voting purposes
17When this subpart applies, and how it interacts with other COVID-19 orders
18Essential personal movement related to 2020 general election and referendums
19Travel to, or from, bounded area
20Closed premises may open for electoral purposes
21Accessing or providing electoral services is not social gathering
22Exemption for emergencies
23Other exemptions from this order
24Power for Director-General to grant exemptions from this order
Explanatory note
Administrative Information