CX 34 Meaning of emergency call

Emergency call means a visit that an employee is required to make, to which all the following apply:


the employee makes the visit from their home in the course of their employment; and


the purpose of the visit is to provide—


essential services relating to the operation of the plant or machinery of the employer, or of their client or customer; or


essential services relating to the maintenance of services provided by a local authority or a public authority; or


essential services relating to the carrying on of a business for the supply of energy or fuel to the public; or


emergency services relating to the health or safety of any person; and


the employer, their client or customer, or a member of the public requests the services; and


except when paragraph (b)(iv) applies, the services are required to be performed between the hours of 6.00 pm and 6.00 am on days other than a Saturday, Sunday, or statutory public holiday, and at any time on other days.

Defined in this Act: business, emergency call, employee, employer, employment, local authority, public authority, request

Compare: 2004 No 35 s CX 28

Section CX 34 list of defined terms request: inserted, on 2 June 2016, by section 74 of the Taxation (Transformation: First Phase Simplification and Other Measures) Act 2016 (2016 No 27).