11A Compensation or payment relating to requisitions

(1)

This section applies if an order is made under section 11(1)(g).

(2)

The owner of a testing laboratory injuriously affected by the requisitioning of testing consumables is entitled to receive compensation from the Crown at the market rate for the consumables requisitioned.

(3)

The owner of a testing laboratory required to undertake COVID-19 testing solely for the purposes of the public health response to COVID-19 is entitled to be paid by the Crown for its services at the market rate for those services.

(4)

All questions and disputes relating to claims for compensation or payment under this section must be heard and determined by the District Court, whose decision is final.

Section 11A: inserted, on 20 November 2021, by section 8 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act 2021 (2021 No 48).