COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021

4 Interpretation

In this order, unless the context otherwise requires,—

affected person means a person who belongs to a group (or whose work would cause them to belong to a group)

booster dose means a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine specified in the first column of the table in Schedule 4 administered in accordance with the requirements specified for that dose in the second column of that table

care and support services means services that are funded by the Ministry of Health, a DHB, or ACC and provided to a person for the purpose of—

(a)

assisting the person to continue to live in the person’s home or in the community (such as personal care and household management services); or

(b)

providing mental health and addiction support services, or vocational and disability support services; or

(c)

if the person has a disability, assisting the person to work in the community; or

(d)

if the person has an injury covered by the Accident Compensation Act 2001, supporting the person’s rehabilitation from the injury or supporting them to achieve and sustain their maximum level of participation in everyday life

care and support worker means a person employed or engaged to provide care and support services within a home or place of residence

certain work, in relation to an affected person, means work that the affected person carries out (whether paid or unpaid) in respect of a group specified in Schedule 2

certified provider means a person who is certified under section 26(1) of the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001 to provide health care services of any kind

COVID-19 vaccination exemption means a COVID-19 vaccination exemption granted by the Director-General under clause 9B

COVID-19 vaccination record, in relation to an affected person, means the record of COVID-19 vaccinations received by the person that is held on the register

COVID-19 vaccine means a COVID-19 vaccine specified in the second column of the table in Schedule 3

exempt person means a person who has a COVID-19 vaccination exemption

group means a group of affected persons specified in the second column of an item of the table set out in Schedule 2

health care services has the same meaning as in section 4(1) of the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001

health practitioner has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003

health service has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003

home or place of residence includes a residential care facility, retirement village, and rest home

medical practitioner means a health practitioner who—

(a)

is, or is deemed to be, registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand continued by section 114(1)(a) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 as a practitioner of the profession of medicine; and

(b)

holds a current practising certificate

mental health and addiction support services has the same meaning as in section 5 of the Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlements Act 2017

Minister means the Minister for COVID-19 Response

nurse practitioner means a health practitioner who—

(a)

is, or is deemed to be, registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand continued by section 114(1)(a) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 as a practitioner of the profession of nursing and whose scope of practice permits the performance of nurse practitioner functions; and

(b)

holds a current practising certificate

relevant PCBU means the PCBU (within the meaning of section 17 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015) who employs or engages an affected person to carry out certain work

specified COVID-19 vaccination exemption criteria means the criteria for determining whether a person may be granted a COVID-19 vaccination exemption that are specified in a notice made by the Director-General under section 5(3)(a) of the Act

vaccinated, in relation to an affected person, means the person has received all of the doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines specified in the second column of the table in Schedule 3 administered in accordance with the requirements specified for that vaccine or combination of vaccines in the third column of that table

vocational and disability support services has the same meaning as in section 5 of the Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlements Act 2017

Clause 4 affected aircraft: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 affected airport: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 affected education service: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 affected item: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 affected person: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 affected port: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 affected ship: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 aircraft: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 aircrew member: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 airside: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 booster dose: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 23 January 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2022 (SL 2022/4).

Clause 4 care and support services: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 25 October 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021 (LI 2021/325).

Clause 4 care and support worker: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 6 November 2021, by clause 7(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Required Testing and Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/358).

Clause 4 certain work: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 certified provider: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 25 October 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021 (LI 2021/325).

Clause 4 close-proximity business or service: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 corrections prison: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 COVID-19 vaccination exemption: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 6 November 2021, by clause 7(6) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Required Testing and Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/358).

Clause 4 COVID-19 vaccination record: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 17 October 2021, by clause 4(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 (LI 2021/315).

Clause 4 COVID-19 vaccine: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 17 October 2021, by clause 4(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 (LI 2021/315).

Clause 4 crew: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 CVC: revoked, on 17 June 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate) Order Revocation Order 2022 (SL 2022/179).

Clause 4 Defence Force: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 early childhood service: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 6 November 2021, by clause 7(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Required Testing and Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/358).

Clause 4 enclosed space: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 excluded airport person: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 excluded port person: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 exempt person: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 6 November 2021, by clause 7(4) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Required Testing and Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/358).

Clause 4 food and drink business or service: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 government official: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 gym: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 have contact with: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 health care services: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 25 October 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021 (LI 2021/325).

Clause 4 health practitioner: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 health service: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 25 October 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021 (LI 2021/325).

Clause 4 home-based education and care service: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 home or place of residence: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 25 October 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021 (LI 2021/325).

Clause 4 hostel: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 international layover: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 landside: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 licensed early childhood service: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 managed isolation facility: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 managed quarantine facility: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 medical practitioner: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 6 November 2021, by clause 7(6) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Required Testing and Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/358).

Clause 4 mental health and addiction support services: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 25 October 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021 (LI 2021/325).

Clause 4 Minister: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 25 October 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021 (LI 2021/325).

Clause 4 nurse practitioner: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 6 November 2021, by clause 7(6) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Required Testing and Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/358).

Clause 4 permitted event: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 physical distancing: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 place: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(4) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 playgroup: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 public service agency: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 QFT flight: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 7 November 2021, by clause 10(5) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border) Order (No 2) Amendment Order (No 12) 2021 (SL 2021/345).

Clause 4 QFT person: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 7 November 2021, by clause 10(5) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border) Order (No 2) Amendment Order (No 12) 2021 (SL 2021/345).

Clause 4 register: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 registered school: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 relevant aircrew member: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 relevant PCBU: amended, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(5) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 service worker: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 ship: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 specified COVID-19 vaccination exemption criteria: inserted, on 26 November 2021, by section 18 of the COVID-19 Response (Vaccinations) Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 51).

Clause 4 specified visitor: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 staff member of a corrections prison: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 staff member of a prison: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 6 November 2021, by clause 7(5) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Required Testing and Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/358).

Clause 4 State services: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 statutory visitor: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 tertiary education premises: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 tertiary education provider: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).

Clause 4 vaccinated: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 17 October 2021, by clause 4(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 (LI 2021/315).

Clause 4 vocational and disability support services: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 25 October 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021 (LI 2021/325).

Clause 4 workers who handle affected items: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 July 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/207).