COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 9) 2021

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Reprint as at 25 August 2021

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COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 9) 2021

(LI 2021/210)


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 for COVID-19 Response under section 11 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020 in accordance with section 9 of that Act.


5How requirements apply to businesses and services
6Transitional, savings, and related provisions
8Display of QR codes in workplaces
9Display of QR codes on public transport services
10Contact tracing records in workplaces
11Face covering requirements on public transport services
12Face covering requirements on domestic air transport services
13Exemptions from face covering requirements
14Meaning of 1-metre and 2-metre physical distancing rules
15Stay-at-home requirements
16Permissions for essential personal movement within alert level 4 area
17Physical distancing requirements for all individuals in alert level 4 area
17AFace covering requirements for individuals in alert level 4 businesses and services
17BExemptions from face covering requirements in clause 17A
18Closure of premises in alert level 4 area
19Workplaces to have systems and processes in place for physical distancing requirements
20Adjusted alert level 4 requirements for businesses and services
21Prohibition on gatherings in outdoor places
22Exemption for emergencies
23Other exemptions from this order
24Power for Director-General to grant exemptions from this order
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