COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020

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21 Power to give directions

An enforcement officer who has reasonable grounds to believe that a person is contravening or likely to contravene a COVID-19 order or a rule made under section 32Q may—

(a)

direct that person to stop any activity that is contravening or likely to contravene the order or rule:

(b)

direct that person to take any action to prevent or limit the extent of the person’s non-compliance.

Section 21: amended, on 20 November 2021, by section 11(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act 2021 (2021 No 48).

Section 21: amended, on 6 August 2020, by section 10 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 57).

Section 21(a): amended, on 20 November 2021, by section 11(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act 2021 (2021 No 48).