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

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  • 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).

Schedule 1 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

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Part 1 Provisions relating to this order as made

1 Interpretation

In this Part, commencement means the date on and time at which this order commences.

2 Persons returning to principal home or place of residence soon after commencement

Clause 15 does not apply to a person if they are returning to their principal home or place of residence in another place in New Zealand (including the Cook Islands) within 48 hours after commencement.

3 Application of physical distancing requirements in accommodation services where space is limited on commencement

(1)

This clause applies if, on commencement,—

(a)

people who are not fellow residents of each other are residing in the same room of an accommodation service; and

(b)

the number of those people is more than 10 (which is the maximum number of people who may form an accommodation service bubble arrangement); and

(c)

the room is not large enough to enable compliance with the physical distancing requirements while those people are in the room.

(2)

The physical distancing requirements do not apply to the extent needed to allow those people to continue residing in that room of the accommodation service.

(3)

In this clause, physical distancing requirements means the requirements that apply to those people while they are in the accommodation service and are described in clauses 17, 19, and 20.

4 Previous exemptions have no effect

An exemption granted before commencement by the Director-General under a COVID-19 order that is replaced by this order, or to which this order corresponds, has no effect for the purposes of this order.

Part 2 Provisions relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 9) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021

Schedule 1 Part 2: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 19 August 2021, by clause 12(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 9) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 (LI 2021/220).

5 Persons returning to principal home or place of residence soon after commencement

(1)

Clause 15 does not apply to a person if they are returning to their principal home or place of residence in another place in New Zealand (including the Cook Islands) by air travel from Queenstown or by Cook Strait ferry travel within 24 hours after 11.59 pm on 19 August 2021.

(2)

During the 24-hour period specified in subclause (1), a person is permitted to leave their home or place of residence to collect, assist, or accompany a person described in subclause (1) to help them to return to their principal home or place of residence.

Schedule 1 clause 5: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 19 August 2021, by clause 12(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 9) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 (LI 2021/220).