86 Evacuation of premises and places

If a state of emergency is in force and, in the opinion of a Controller or any constable, the action authorised by this section is necessary for the preservation of human life, that person or a person authorised by him or her may direct, within the area or district in which the emergency is in force,—


the evacuation of any premises or place, including any public place; or


the exclusion of persons or vehicles from any premises or place, including any public place.

Compare: 1983 No 46 s 60(1)

Section 86: amended, at 9.59 pm on 29 November 2016, by section 26 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 88).

Section 86: amended, on 1 October 2008, pursuant to section 116(a)(ii) of the Policing Act 2008 (2008 No 72).