COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act 2021

Version as at 4 December 2021

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act 2021

Public Act
 
2021 No 48
Date of assent
 
19 November 2021
Commencement
 
see section 2
Note

The Parliamentary Counsel Office has made editorial and format changes to this version using the powers under subpart 2 of Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019.

Note 4 at the end of this version provides a list of the amendments included in it.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Health.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Principal Act
4Section 3 amended (Repeal of this Act)
5Section 5 amended (Interpretation)
6Section 10 replaced (Director-General may make COVID-19 orders)
10Director-General may make COVID-19 orders
7Section 11 replaced (Orders that can be made under this Act)
11Orders that can be made under this Act
8New section 11A inserted (Compensation or payment relating to requisitions)
11ACompensation or payment relating to requisitions
9Section 12 replaced (General provisions relating to COVID-19 orders)
12General provisions relating to COVID-19 orders
10Section 13 amended (Effect of COVID-19 orders)
11Section 21 amended (Power to give directions)
12Section 22 amended (Power to close roads and public places and stop vehicles)
13Section 26 replaced (Offences relating to compliance with orders)
26Offences and infringement offences
14Section 27 amended (Offences relating to exercise of enforcement powers)
15Section 28 amended (Proceedings for infringement offences)
16Section 32B amended (MIQF costs subject to recovery)
17Section 32C amended (Criteria for cost recovery)
18Section 32E amended (Persons in respect of whom prescribed charges payable)
19Section 32F amended (Exemptions, waivers, and refunds)
20Section 32G amended (Payment of charge)
21Section 32H amended (Express authorisation for purpose of section 65K of Public Finance Act 1989)
22New subpart 3B of Part 2 inserted
32JInterpretation
32KChief executive responsible for operation of managed isolation allocation system
32LApportionment between allocations
32MOnline allocations
32NOffline allocations for individuals and groups
32OAmendment and cancellation of allocations
32PRestrictions on movement within MIQFs or other places of isolation or quarantine
32QChief executive may make rules
32RPower to hold things
32SComplaints process relating to management of MIQFs
32TPersons in respect of whom charges are payable to provide contact details
23Section 33 replaced (Regulations)
33Regulations
24Section 33A amended (Regulations relating to cost recovery)
25New sections 33B and 33C inserted
33BIncorporation of material by reference in COVID-19 orders
33CAvailability and proof of material incorporated by reference
26New section 34A inserted (Protection of contact tracing information)
34AProtection of contact tracing information
27Schedule 1 amended
28Consequential amendments to secondary legislation
29Principal Act
30Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
Notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: