Supplementary Order Paper No 563

No 563

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Bill

Proposed amendments

Hon Gerry Brownlee, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 5

In clause 5(1), replace definition of MIQF costs (page 2, lines 25 and 26) with:

MIQF costs

(a)

means costs incurred by the New Zealand Government in respect of persons staying at MIQFs; and

(b)

includes costs relating to the enforcement of COVID-19 orders

Clause 8

In clause 8, new section 32B (page 3, after line 34), insert as new subsection (2):

(2)

To avoid doubt, regulations under section 33A may prescribe charges to recover costs relating to the enforcement of COVID-19 orders.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Bill to clarify that the cost recovery provisions in the Bill authorise the recovery of costs relating to the enforcement of COVID-19 orders.