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

  • revoked
  • COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 9) 2021: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 31 August 2021, by clause 45 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 10) 2021 (LI 2021/227).

Physical distancing and face covering requirements for individuals

Heading: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 18 August 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 9) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/211).

17 Physical distancing requirements for all individuals in alert level 4 area

(1)

All persons in the alert level 4 area must comply with the 2-metre physical distancing rule so far as is reasonably practicable.

(2)

Subclause (1) is subject to subclauses (3), (4), (5), and (6).

(3)

All workers of a business or service in the workplace of, or while working for, the business or service must comply with the 1-metre physical distancing rule (rather than the 2-metre physical distancing rule) so far as is reasonably practicable.

(4)

All persons who enter a workplace of, use the services of, or work for any of the following businesses or services must comply with the 1-metre physical distancing rule (rather than the 2-metre physical distancing rule) so far as is reasonably practicable:

(a)

a veterinary service or an animal health and welfare service:

(b)

a category A social service:

(c)

a court or tribunal:

(d)

a transport station:

(e)

a public transport service (other than one provided by means of air transport or a small passenger service vehicle).

(5)

All persons who enter a workplace of, use the services of, or work for a public transport service provided by means of air transport or a small passenger service vehicle must maintain physical distancing so far as is reasonably practicable.

(6)

The 2-metre physical distancing rule and the 1-metre physical distancing rule do not apply to a school transport service.

(7)

A breach of subclause (1), (3), (4), or (5) is an infringement offence for the purposes of section 26(3) of the Act.

Clause 17(4)(a): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 19 August 2021, by clause 8(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 9) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 (LI 2021/220).

Clause 17(4)(b): amended, at 11.59 pm on 19 August 2021, by clause 8(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 9) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 (LI 2021/220).

Clause 17(4)(c): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 19 August 2021, by clause 8(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 9) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 (LI 2021/220).