COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021

8 Duties of relevant PCBUs in relation to vaccinations

(1)

A relevant PCBU must not allow an affected person to carry out certain work unless satisfied that the person—

(a)

is vaccinated and has received a booster dose; or

(b)

is an exempt person; or

(c)

is authorised under clause 7A to carry out the work and has not previously relied on an authorisation under that clause to carry out work while engaged or employed by that PCBU.

(2)

A relevant PCBU—

(a)

must notify each affected person of their duty to be vaccinated and to receive a booster dose; and

(b)

must not prevent the affected person from reporting for, and undergoing, vaccination during their working hours, if vaccinations are available during those hours.

(3)

A relevant PCBU must not allow an affected person who provides a home-based education and care service to carry out certain work unless satisfied that every person who is—

(a)

at least 12 years of age but under 18 years of age in the home where the home-based education and care service is provided is vaccinated; and

(b)

18 years of age or older in the home where the home-based education and care service is provided is vaccinated and has received a booster dose.

Clause 8(1): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 15 May 2022, by clause 5 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 4) 2022 (SL 2022/131).

Clause 8(2)(a): amended, at 11.59 pm on 23 January 2022, by clause 11 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2022 (SL 2022/4).

Clause 8(3): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 23 January 2022, by clause 5 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2022 (SL 2022/4).