COVID-19 Public Health Response (Isolation and Quarantine) Order 2020

Version as at 24 September 2021

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COVID-19 Public Health Response (Isolation and Quarantine) Order 2020

(LI 2020/241)


Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.

This order is made by the Minister of Health under sections 11 and 15(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020 in accordance with section 9 of that Act.


5Transitional, savings, and related provisions
6Application of order
7Part applies to relevant persons
8Requirements for isolation or quarantine
9Medical examination and testing requirements in isolation or quarantine
10Period of isolation or quarantine
11Early end to period of isolation or quarantine for certain people
12Place of isolation or quarantine
13Leaving place of isolation or quarantine
14Leaving place of isolation or quarantine with special authorisation
14ADesignation of relevant persons as fellow residents
15Caregivers of children and other vulnerable people
15APower for Minister to grant exemptions from this Part
15BPart applies to relevant workers
15CRequirement to notify Ministry of Health
15DRequirements for self-isolation
15DAPart 1 applies if relevant worker had high risk of exposure to COVID-19
15DBOther circumstances in which Part 1 applies
15DCKey safety standards
15EPeriod of self-isolation
15FMedical examination and testing
15GLeaving place of self-isolation
15IChief executive responsible for operation of managed isolation allocation system
15JIssue of confirmed allocations
15KOnline allocations
15LOffline allocations
15MAmendment and cancellation of allocations
16Appointment of site managers
17Restriction on entry to MIQF
18Duty to remain at MIQF for risk assessment
19Revocation [Revoked]
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