15 Amendment or extension of COVID-19 orders

(1)

The Minister may, at any time, amend, extend, or revoke any COVID-19 order made by the Minister.

(2)

The Director-General may, at any time, amend, extend by up to 1 month on each occasion, or revoke any COVID-19 order made by the Director-General.

(3)

The Minister may, at any time, revoke any COVID-19 order made by the Director-General.

(4)

Requirements that apply in relation to the making of a COVID-19 order also apply, with all necessary modifications, in relation to its amendment or extension.

(5)

An amendment, extension, or revocation of an order under this section is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

(6)

If the amended or extended order authorises any person or class of persons to grant an exemption or authorise a specified activity under section 12(1)(d),—

(a)

the exemption or authorisation is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements), unless it applies only to 1 or more named persons or specified things; and

(b)
[Repealed]

(c)

the amended or extended order must contain a statement to that effect.

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation referred to in subsection (5)
PublicationPCO must publish it on the legislation website and notify it in the GazetteLA19 s 69(1)(c)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.
Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation referred to in subsection (6)(a)
PublicationSee the relevant publication, presentation, and disallowance table in the secondary legislation referred to in subsection (5)LA19 ss 73, 74, Sch 1 cl 14
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of Representatives, unless a transitional exemption applies under Schedule 1 of the Legislation Act 2019LA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of RepresentativesLA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 15 heading: amended, on 6 August 2020, by section 10 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 57).

Section 15(1): amended, on 6 August 2020, by section 10 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 57).

Section 15(2): amended, on 6 August 2020, by section 10 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 57).

Section 15(3): amended, on 6 August 2020, by section 10 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 57).

Section 15(4): amended, on 6 August 2020, by section 10 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 57).

Section 15(5): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).

Section 15(6): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).

Section 15(6)(a): replaced, on 28 October 2021, by regulation 70 of the Legislation Act (Amendments to Legislation) Regulations 2021 (LI 2021/247).

Section 15(6)(b): repealed, on 28 October 2021, by regulation 70 of the Legislation Act (Amendments to Legislation) Regulations 2021 (LI 2021/247).