COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Notice 2021

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Reprint as at 11 August 2021

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COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Notice 2021

(LI 2021/96)

Notice title: amended, at 7.59 pm on 25 May 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice 2021 (LI 2021/115).

Note

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 notice is administered by the Ministry of Health.

Pursuant to clause 26 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border) Order (No 2) 2020, the Minister for COVID-19 Response gives the following notice after complying with that clause.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Interpretation
4Transitional, savings, and related provisions
5Revocations
6Exemptions allowing quarantine-free travel by person
7Person must have made required statement before boarding
8Person must meet QFT prerequisites on arrival
9Person must be at low risk of having or transmitting COVID-19 on arrival
[Revoked]
10Person must not have been in Australia [Revoked]
10AEvidence of qualifying pre-departure test [Revoked]
10BAircrew members who have been in Australia: pre-departure test [Revoked]
10BAForeign aircrew members must notify intention to self-isolate [Revoked]
10BBSpecified aircrew members must comply with key safety standards while outside New Zealand [Revoked]
[Revoked]
10CExemption from step generally required to be carried out by air carrier for QFT flight from Australia [Revoked]
[Revoked]
10Person must not have been in State of New South Wales, Australia at or after specified time [Revoked]
10AAircrew members who have been in State of New South Wales, Australia: pre-departure test [Revoked]
10BAircrew members: pre-departure test [Revoked]
[Revoked]
10CExemption from step generally required to be carried out by air carrier for QFT flight from Australia [Revoked]
[Revoked]
11Exemptions for relevant workers on relocating flights from Australia [Revoked]
[Revoked]
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Notice

1 Title

This notice is the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Notice 2021.

Clause 1: amended, at 7.59 pm on 25 May 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice 2021 (LI 2021/115).

2 Commencement

This notice comes into force at 11.59 pm on 9 May 2021.

3 Interpretation

(1)

In this notice,—

qualifying pre-departure test, for a person, means a negative result, or a certificate, that would satisfy clause 8(2B)(a) of the Air Border Order

RT-PCR test means a test for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) viral ribonucleic acid using reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR).

(2)

For the purposes of the definition of qualifying pre-departure test in subclause (1), a reference in clause 8(2B)(a) of the Air Border Order to a COVID-19 test is to be treated as a reference to an RT-PCR test.

Clause 3: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 4 June 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 3) 2021 (LI 2021/135).

Clause 3(1) affected Australian State: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 30 July 2021, by clause 4(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 15) 2021 (LI 2021/198).

Clause 3(1) Australian State: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 30 July 2021, by clause 4(b) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 15) 2021 (LI 2021/198).

Clause 3(1) Norfolk Island: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 11 August 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201).

Clause 3(1) RT-PCR test: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 11 June 2021, by clause 4(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 5) 2021 (LI 2021/148).

Clause 3(1) specified 14-day period: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 11 August 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201).

Clause 3(2): inserted, at 11.59 pm on 11 June 2021, by clause 4(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 5) 2021 (LI 2021/148).

4 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

The transitional, savings, and related provisions set out in Schedule 1 have effect according to their terms.

Exemptions for arrivals on QFT flights

Heading: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 11 June 2021, by clause 5 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 5) 2021 (LI 2021/148).

6 Exemptions allowing quarantine-free travel by person

(1)

A person who arrives in New Zealand on an aircraft undertaking a QFT flight is exempt from the requirements to comply with the following provisions of the Air Border Order:

(a)

clause 8(2A) (requirement for confirmed allocation):

(b)

clause 8(3) to (4) (requirement for isolation or quarantine).

(2)

An exemption under subclause (1) does not apply if the person fails to comply with the conditions set out in this notice.

Conditions of general application for arrivals on QFT flights

Heading: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 11 June 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 5) 2021 (LI 2021/148).

7 Person must have made required statement before boarding

(1)

An exemption under clause 6(1) is subject to the condition set out in this clause.

(2)

The condition is that the person satisfies 1 of the following requirements and that, before boarding the aircraft, this was confirmed in a statement made by, or on behalf of, the person that

(a)

the person is neither a close contact nor a casual contact; or

(b)

the person is a close contact and—

(i)

has, for 14 days after their last risk event, complied with the requirements of clauses 15D and 15G of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Isolation and Quarantine) Order 2020—

(A)

as if they were a relevant worker and not required to notify the Ministry of Health of their intended place of self-isolation; and

(B)

with any other necessary modifications; and

(ii)

has evidence of a qualifying pre-departure test (unless the person is younger than 2 years old or an aircrew member); or

(c)

the person is a casual contact and—

(i)

has satisfied all health requirements imposed under the law of the QFT place in which they became a casual contact, including any requirements to isolate from others or be tested for COVID-19; and

(ii)

is departing on an aircraft for New Zealand no earlier than 14 days after their last risk event.

(3)

In this clause,—

casual contact means a person—

(a)

who, based on information issued by authorities in a QFT place, has or may have been exposed to a confirmed case or a probable case while the case was infectious; but

(b)

who is not a close contact

close contact means a person—

(a)

who, based on information issued by authorities in a QFT place, has or may have been exposed to a confirmed case or a probable case while the case was infectious; and

(b)

who was not wearing appropriate personal protective equipment when they were exposed; and

(c)

who was exposed in 1 or more of the following ways:

(i)

the person had direct contact with bodily fluids or laboratory specimens of the case:

(ii)

the person was present in the same room as the case in a health-care setting when an aerosol-generating procedure was undertaken on the case:

(iii)

the person was living in the same household (or a similar setting, such as a shared section of a hostel) with the case:

(iv)

the person was in an enclosed space with, and within 2 metres of, the case continuously for 15 minutes or more:

(v)

the person was seated on an aircraft within 2 metres of the case:

(vi)

the person was exposed to the case while they were working on an aircraft

confirmed case means a person who is confirmed to have COVID-19 in a QFT place at or after the start time for confirmed cases

information issued by authorities, in relation to a person in a QFT place, means information, advice, or a direction issued or given by (or on behalf of) the authorities in the QFT place, regardless of whether it is issued or given directly to the person or to the public generally (for example, locations of interest visited by a confirmed case that are posted on an Internet site by a department of health)

last risk event, for a person, means the last event that meant the person became, or continued to be, a close contact or casual contact (as appropriate)

probable case means a close contact of a confirmed case who, within 14 days after first becoming a close contact, develops 1 or more of the following symptoms:

(a)

a new or worsening cough:

(b)

a sore throat:

(c)

shortness of breath:

(d)

a runny nose:

(e)

loss of sense of smell:

(f)

a fever

start time for confirmed cases means 7.30 pm on 17 April 2021 New Zealand time.

Clause 7(2): amended, at 11.59 pm on 23 July 2021, by clause 5 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 14) 2021 (LI 2021/195).

Clause 7(2)(b)(ii): amended, at 11.59 pm on 31 May 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 2) 2021 (LI 2021/132).

Clause 7(3) information issued by authorities: amended, at 10.30 pm on 26 June 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 7) 2021 (LI 2021/161).

Clause 7(3) qualifying pre-departure test: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 4 June 2021, by clause 5 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 3) 2021 (LI 2021/135).

8 Person must meet QFT prerequisites on arrival

(1)

The exemption under clause 6(1)(b) is subject to the condition set out in this clause.

(2)

The condition is that, on the person’s arrival in New Zealand, they meet all of the applicable QFT prerequisites.

Clause 8(2): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 11 August 2021, by clause 5 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201).

9 Person must be at low risk of having or transmitting COVID-19 on arrival

(1)

The exemption under clause 6(1)(b) is subject to the condition set out in this clause.

(2)

The condition is that the person is not someone who a relevant health professional determines, on the person’s arrival in New Zealand,—

(a)

is at more than a low risk of having or transmitting COVID-19; or

(b)

is a close contact of a person who is at more than a low risk of having or transmitting COVID-19.

(3)

In this clause, relevant health professional means—

(a)

a suitably qualified health practitioner responsible for the medical examination and testing of persons under clause 8(2) of the Air Border Order; or

(b)

a medical officer of health.

Conditions for arrivals on QFT flights relating to Australia[Revoked]

Heading: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 11 August 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201).

10 Person must not have been in Australia
[Revoked]

Clause 10: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 11 August 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201).

10A Evidence of qualifying pre-departure test
[Revoked]

Clause 10A: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 11 August 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201).

10B Aircrew members who have been in Australia: pre-departure test
[Revoked]

Clause 10B: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 11 August 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201).

10BA Foreign aircrew members must notify intention to self-isolate
[Revoked]

Clause 10BA: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 11 August 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201).

10BB Specified aircrew members must comply with key safety standards while outside New Zealand
[Revoked]

Clause 10BB: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 11 August 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201).

Exemption relating to Australia for air carrier of QFT flights[Revoked]

Heading: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 11 August 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201).

10C Exemption from step generally required to be carried out by air carrier for QFT flight from Australia
[Revoked]

Clause 10C: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 11 August 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201).

Conditions for arrivals on QFT flights relating to State of New South Wales, Australia[Revoked]

Heading: revoked, at 10.30 pm on 26 June 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 7) 2021 (LI 2021/161).

10 Person must not have been in State of New South Wales, Australia at or after specified time
[Revoked]

Clause 10: revoked, at 10.30 pm on 26 June 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 7) 2021 (LI 2021/161).

10A Aircrew members who have been in State of New South Wales, Australia: pre-departure test
[Revoked]

Clause 10A: revoked, at 10.30 pm on 26 June 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 7) 2021 (LI 2021/161).

10B Aircrew members: pre-departure test
[Revoked]

Clause 10B: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 22 June 2021, by clause 5 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 6) 2021 (LI 2021/157).

Exemption relating to State of New South Wales, Australia for air carrier of QFT fights[Revoked]

Heading: revoked, at 10.30 pm on 26 June 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 7) 2021 (LI 2021/161).

10C Exemption from step generally required to be carried out by air carrier for QFT flight from Australia
[Revoked]

Clause 10C: revoked, at 10.30 pm on 26 June 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 7) 2021 (LI 2021/161).

Exemptions for relevant workers on relocating flights from Australia[Revoked]

Heading: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 11 August 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201).

11 Exemptions for relevant workers on relocating flights from Australia
[Revoked]

Clause 11: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 11 August 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201).

Schedule 1 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

cl 4

Part 1 Provisions relating to this notice as made

1 This notice applies in relation to QFT flights departing on or after commencement

This notice applies only in relation to a QFT flight that departs for New Zealand on or after the commencement of this notice.

2 Revoked notices continue to apply in relation to QFT flights departing before commencement

The notices revoked by clause 5 continue to apply, but only in relation to a QFT flight that departs for New Zealand before the commencement of this notice.

Part 2 Provision relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 4) 2021

Schedule 1 Part 2: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 8 June 2021, by clause 6(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 4) 2021 (LI 2021/136).

3 QFT flights: condition that person must not have been in Greater Melbourne

(1)

Clause 10, as in force immediately before the commencement of the Amendment Notice, continues to apply in relation to a QFT flight that departed for New Zealand before that commencement.

Schedule 1 clause 3: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 8 June 2021, by clause 6(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 4) 2021 (LI 2021/136).

Part 3 Provisions relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 5) 2021

Schedule 1 Part 3: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 11 June 2021, by clause 10(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 5) 2021 (LI 2021/148).

4 Meaning of Amendment Notice

Schedule 1 clause 4: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 11 June 2021, by clause 10(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 5) 2021 (LI 2021/148).

5 Qualifying pre-departure test

Clauses 7(2)(b)(ii) and 10A(2) continue to apply, in relation to a QFT flight that departed for New Zealand before the commencement of the Amendment Notice, as they did immediately before clause 3(2) of this notice was inserted by that notice.

Schedule 1 clause 5: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 11 June 2021, by clause 10(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 5) 2021 (LI 2021/148).

6 QFT prerequisites

Clause 8(2), as in force immediately before the commencement of the Amendment Notice, continues to apply in relation to a QFT flight that departed for New Zealand before that commencement.

Schedule 1 clause 6: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 11 June 2021, by clause 10(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 5) 2021 (LI 2021/148).

7 Aircrew of QFT flights: evidence of qualifying pre-departure test

Clause 10B, as in force immediately before the commencement of the Amendment Notice, continues to apply in relation to a QFT flight that departed for New Zealand before that commencement.

Schedule 1 clause 7: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 11 June 2021, by clause 10(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 5) 2021 (LI 2021/148).

Part 4 Provisions relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 6) 2021

Schedule 1 Part 4: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 22 June 2021, by clause 10(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 6) 2021 (LI 2021/157).

8 Meaning of Amendment Notice

(2)

In this Part,—

(a)

a reference to a former clause is a reference to the clause as in force immediately before the commencement of the Amendment Notice; and

(b)

a reference to a new clause is a reference to the clause as in force on the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

Schedule 1 clause 8: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 22 June 2021, by clause 10(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 6) 2021 (LI 2021/157).

9 Flights relating to the State of Victoria, Australia that departed for New Zealand before commencement of Amendment Notice

(1)

Former clauses 10, 10A, 10B, 10C, and 11 of this notice continue to apply in relation to a flight that departed for New Zealand before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

(2)

Former clause 8(2)(b) continues to apply in relation to an aircrew member to whom former clause 10B continues to apply.

(3)

Former Schedule 2 continues to apply in relation to former clause 10.

Schedule 1 clause 9: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 22 June 2021, by clause 10(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 6) 2021 (LI 2021/157).

10 Flights relating to State of New South Wales, Australia that depart for New Zealand on or after commencement of Amendment Notice

(1)

New clauses 10, 10A, 10C, and 11 of this notice apply only in relation to a QFT flight that departs for New Zealand on or after the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

(2)

New clause 8(2)(b) applies only in relation to an aircrew member to whom new clause 10A applies.

Schedule 1 clause 10: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 22 June 2021, by clause 10(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 6) 2021 (LI 2021/157).

Part 5 Provision relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 7) 2021

Schedule 1 Part 5: inserted, at 10.30 pm on 26 June 2021, by clause 9(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 7) 2021 (LI 2021/161).

11 Flights relating to the State of New South Wales, Australia that departed for New Zealand before commencement of Amendment Notice

(1)

Former clauses 10, 10A, 10C, and 11 of this notice continue to apply in relation to a flight that departed for New Zealand before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

(2)

Former clause 8(2)(b) continues to apply in relation to an aircrew member to whom former clause 10A continues to apply.

(4)

In this clause, a reference to a former clause is a reference to the clause as in force immediately before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

Schedule 1 clause 11: inserted, at 10.30 pm on 26 June 2021, by clause 9(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 7) 2021 (LI 2021/161).

Part 6 Provision relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 8) 2021

Schedule 1 Part 6: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 4 July 2021, by clause 9(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 8) 2021 (LI 2021/171).

12 Relocating flights from Australia that depart for New Zealand before commencement of Amendment Notice

(1)

Former clause 11 of this notice continues to apply in relation to a flight that departed for New Zealand before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

(2)

In this clause,—

former clause 11 means clause 11 as in force immediately before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

Schedule 1 clause 12: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 4 July 2021, by clause 9(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 8) 2021 (LI 2021/171).

Part 7 Provision relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 9) 2021

Schedule 1 Part 7: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 9 July 2021, by clause 7(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 9) 2021 (LI 2021/183).

13 QFT flights departing on or after commencement of Amendment Notice

(1)

New clause 10(4) applies only in relation to a QFT flight that departs for New Zealand on or after the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

(2)

In this clause,—

new clause 10(4) means clause 10(4) as in force on the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

Schedule 1 clause 13: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 9 July 2021, by clause 7(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 9) 2021 (LI 2021/183).

Part 8 Provision relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 10) 2021

Schedule 1 Part 8: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 12 July 2021, by clause 7(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 10) 2021 (LI 2021/185).

14 QFT flights departing on or after commencement of Amendment Notice

(1)

Clause 10(2)(b), (4), and (5) and clause 10B(4) of this notice, as in force immediately before the commencement of the Amendment Notice, continue to apply in relation to a QFT flight that departed for New Zealand before that commencement.

Schedule 1 clause 14: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 12 July 2021, by clause 7(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 10) 2021 (LI 2021/185).

Part 9 Provision relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 11) 2021

Schedule 1 Part 9: inserted, at 1.59 am on 16 July 2021, by clause 6(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 11) 2021 (LI 2021/191).

15 QFT flights departing before commencement of Amendment Notice

(1)

Former clause 10(2) continues to apply in relation to a QFT flight that departed for New Zealand before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

(2)

In this clause,—

former clause 10(2) means clause 10(2) of this notice as in force immediately before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

Schedule 1 clause 15: inserted, at 1.59 am on 16 July 2021, by clause 6(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 11) 2021 (LI 2021/191).

Part 10 Provision relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 12) 2021

Schedule 1 Part 10: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 19 July 2021, by clause 7(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 12) 2021 (LI 2021/192).

16 QFT flights departing before commencement of Amendment Notice

(1)

Clauses 10(3) and 10A(3)(c), as in force immediately before the commencement of the Amendment Notice, continue to apply in relation to a QFT flight that departed for New Zealand before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

Schedule 1 clause 16: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 19 July 2021, by clause 7(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 12) 2021 (LI 2021/192).

Part 11 Provision relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 13) 2021

Schedule 1 Part 11: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 20 July 2021, by clause 6(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 13) 2021 (LI 2021/193).

17 QFT flights departing before commencement of Amendment Notice

(1)

Former clause 10 continues to apply in relation to a QFT flight that departed for New Zealand before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

(2)

In this clause,—

former clause 10 means clause 10 of this notice as in force immediately before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

Schedule 1 clause 17: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 20 July 2021, by clause 6(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 13) 2021 (LI 2021/193).

Part 12 Provision relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 14) 2021

Schedule 1 Part 12: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 23 July 2021, by clause 10(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 14) 2021 (LI 2021/195).

18 QFT flights departing before commencement of Amendment Notice

(1)

Former clauses 8(2), 10, and 10A(2)(b) continue to apply in relation to a QFT flight that departed for New Zealand before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

(2)

In this clause,—

former clauses 8(2), 10, and 10A(2)(b) means clauses 8(2), 10, and 10A(2)(b) of this notice as in force immediately before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

Schedule 1 clause 18: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 23 July 2021, by clause 10(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 14) 2021 (LI 2021/195).

Part 13 Provision relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 15) 2021

Schedule 1 Part 13: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 30 July 2021, by clause 7(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 15) 2021 (LI 2021/198).

19 QFT flights departing before commencement of Amendment Notice

(1)

Former clauses 10 and 11 continue to apply in relation to a QFT flight that departed for New Zealand before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

(2)

In this clause,—

former clauses 10 and 11 means the clauses of this notice as in force immediately before the commencement of the Amendment Notice.

Schedule 1 clause 19: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 30 July 2021, by clause 7(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 15) 2021 (LI 2021/198).

Schedule 2 Greater Melbourne

[Revoked]

cl 10

Schedule 2: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 22 June 2021, by clause 11 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 6) 2021 (LI 2021/157).

Dated at Wellington this 9th day of May 2021.

Hon Chris Hipkins,
Minister for COVID-19 Response.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 9 May 2021.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Notice 2021 that incorporates all the amendments to that notice as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 16) 2021 (LI 2021/201)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 15) 2021 (LI 2021/198)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 14) 2021 (LI 2021/195)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 13) 2021 (LI 2021/193)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 12) 2021 (LI 2021/192)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 11) 2021 (LI 2021/191)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 10) 2021 (LI 2021/185)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 9) 2021 (LI 2021/183)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 8) 2021 (LI 2021/171)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 7) 2021 (LI 2021/161)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 6) 2021 (LI 2021/157)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 5) 2021 (LI 2021/148)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 4) 2021 (LI 2021/136)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 3) 2021 (LI 2021/135)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice (No 2) 2021 (LI 2021/132)

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemptions and Conditions for Quarantine-free Travel) Amendment Notice 2021 (LI 2021/115)