COVID-19 Public Health Response (Maritime Border) Order 2020

  • revoked
  • COVID-19 Public Health Response (Maritime Border) Order 2020: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 6 September 2020, by clause 32 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Maritime Border) Order (No 2) 2020 (LI 2020/240).
10 Ships exempt from application of clause 9

(1)

Despite clause 9, the ships specified in subclause (2) are permitted to arrive in New Zealand if every person on board the ship is—

(a)

a New Zealand citizen; or

(b)

a person who may travel to and be in New Zealand under section 14(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (which relates to visa requirements for non-New Zealand citizens).

(2)

The specified ships are—

(a)

an Antarctic ship:

(b)

a cargo ship that is arriving in New Zealand for the purpose of loading or unloading cargo:

(c)

a fishing ship that is—

(i)

unloading its catch; or

(ii)

reprovisioning or refuelling, or both; or

(iii)

embarking or disembarking its crew under clauses 16 to 18:

(d)

a foreign State ship that has been granted diplomatic clearance by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade:

(e)

a ship that meets the following requirements:

(i)

there is a compelling need for the ship to arrive in New Zealand—

(A)

for reprovisioning or refuelling, or both; or

(B)

for the purpose of delivering the ship to a business, including for the purpose of repairing or refitting the ship; and

(ii)

the Director-General has granted the ship permission to arrive in New Zealand:

(f)

a ship that has been granted permission to arrive in New Zealand by the Director-General (after consulting any relevant agencies) for humanitarian reasons or other compelling needs.

(3)

In this clause, cargo ship means a ship that is a commercial craft and that is carrying primarily cargo into or out of New Zealand.