COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 10) 2021

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  • COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 10) 2021: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 7 September 2021, by clause 52 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 11) 2021 (LI 2021/237).
30 Permissions for essential personal movement within alert level 3 area

A person is permitted to leave their home or place of residence to do any of the following as essential personal movement (and then return to their home or place of residence afterwards) within the alert level 3 area:

Accessing businesses or services

(1)

to access any business or service if—

(a)

the access is for their own needs or on behalf of a fellow resident, a vulnerable person, or a high-risk person; and

(b)

the business or service is within the same region or is the nearest business or service of that kind; and

(c)

the business or service is—

(i)

an exempt business or service; or

(ii)

a business or service of a kind that Schedule 3 indicates is permitted to have customers and clients in the workplace; or

(iii)

in any other case, a business or service that is operating in compliance with the additional condition in item 23 of Schedule 3:

Attending education entities

(2)

to attend any education entity if—

(a)

permitted to do so by the education entity in compliance with the alert level 3 requirements; and

(b)

the education entity is within the same or an adjacent region within the alert level 3 area:

Working

(3)

to provide a business or service operating in compliance with the alert level 3 requirements (or to do necessary work at any premises under clause 34(2)) if the business or service is within the same or an adjacent region within the alert level 3 area (which may include, if necessary, to stay in no more than 1 place as temporary accommodation):

(4)

to do either of the following (which may include travel between regions within the alert level 3 area and, if necessary, staying in no more than 1 place as temporary accommodation):

(a)

to provide a business or service of a kind that is listed in Schedule 2 (even though the business or service is not subject to alert level 4 requirements in the alert level 3 area); or

(b)

to work for an exempt business or service if they are a worker referred to in clause 43(p) to (s):

(5)

to work at an education entity if the education entity is—

(a)

operating in compliance with the alert level 3 requirements; and

(b)

within the same or an adjacent region within the alert level 3 area:

Limited recreation purposes

(6)

to undertake exercise or other recreation if—

(a)

it is done in an outdoor place appropriate for that kind of exercise or recreation that is readily accessible (including by using their vehicle) from their home or place of residence; and

(b)

it is done in compliance with the requirements that relate to physical distancing (see clause 31) and the prohibition against gathering in outdoor places (see clause 39); and

(c)

it does not involve scuba-diving, water-based activities involving boating, sailing boats, motorised craft, or motorised equipment, hunting in motorised vehicles, or flying manned aircraft; and

(d)

it does not involve any other activities that expose the participant to danger or may require search and rescue services:

Limited customary purposes

(7)

to exercise Māori customary rights to fishing and food gathering if—

(a)

it is done in an outdoor place that is readily accessible (including by using their vehicle) from their home or place of residence; and

(b)

it is done in compliance with the requirements that relate to physical distancing (see clause 31) and the prohibition against gathering in outdoor places (see clause 39); and

(c)

it does not involve scuba-diving, water-based activities involving boating, sailing boats, motorised craft, or motorised equipment, hunting in motorised vehicles, or flying manned aircraft; and

(d)

it does not involve any other activities that expose the participant to danger or may require search and rescue services:

Extended bubble arrangements and shared caregiver arrangements

(8)

to visit or stay at another home or place of residence if—

(a)

the residents of those homes or places of residence are part of an extended bubble arrangement; and

(b)

both homes or places of residence are within the same or adjacent regions within the alert level 3 area:

(9)

if the person is a child leaving the home or place of residence of a shared caregiver, to visit or stay at the home or place of residence of another shared caregiver provided that the residents of the homes or places of residence of the shared caregivers are part of the same extended bubble arrangement:

Care of children and others and visiting residential disability care

(10)

to provide urgent care for a child or to provide care or support to a person in a critical or terminal condition:

(11)

to visit people in residential disability care (as defined in section 4(1) of the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001) if permitted to do so by the care provider:

Accessing health services

(12)

to access a health service, including to receive their first or second injection of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine:

Accessing judicial institutions

(13)

to attend a court, tribunal, New Zealand Parole Board hearing, or other judicial institution that they are required or permitted to attend by that institution:

Leaving or relocating home on court order, etc

(14)

to leave or change their home or place of residence as required by—

(a)

a court order; or

(b)

anyone exercising a power under any enactment to—

(i)

order the person to be detained; or

(ii)

order the person to change their place of detention; or

(iii)

determine the person’s place of residence:

Example of power

A direction of the New Zealand Parole Board or a probation officer.

(15)

to leave or change a home or a place of residence after a period of requirement, detention, or determination described in paragraph (14):

Leaving or relocating home from hospital, etc

(16)

to leave or change a home or a place of residence that is a hospital, another residential health service, or residential care:

Leaving New Zealand

(17)

if leaving New Zealand for another jurisdiction, to go to—

(a)

an airport or a port from which the person will leave New Zealand; or

(b)

any managed isolation and quarantine facility immediately before leaving New Zealand:

Emergencies

(18)

if necessary, to preserve their own or any other person’s life or safety:

Relocating home or business premises

(19)

to relocate their home or place of residence or business premises on a permanent or long-term basis, or leave their home or place of residence to arrange or carry out the relocation (including to inspect the property or a potential property):

(20)

to change their home or place of residence if necessary to use a temporary or emergency home or place of residence (for example, for care while sick or to seek refuge in women’s refuge accommodation):

Going home after isolation or quarantine (or arrival)

(21)

to go to the person’s home or place of residence (or intended home or place of residence) following—

(a)

the completion of their period of isolation or quarantine under the Isolation and Quarantine Order or the Maritime Border Order; or

(b)

if the Isolation and Quarantine Order and Maritime Border Order do not apply to the person, their arrival in New Zealand:

(22)

to collect a person referred to in paragraph (21) for the purpose of accompanying them to their home or place of residence (or intended home or place of residence):

Controlled gatherings

(23)

to attend—

(a)

a controlled gathering within the same or an adjacent region within the alert level 3 area; or

(b)

a controlled gathering within another region within the alert level 3 area if it is a funeral service or tangihanga:

Accompanying tūpāpaku or deceased persons

(24)

to collect or accompany a tūpāpaku or deceased person, but only if the total number of people collecting or accompanying the tūpāpaku or deceased person (including the person operating the vehicle) is no more than 10 (which is the number of people permitted at any one time at a controlled gathering):

Caring for pets or other animals

(25)

to care for pets or other animals that they own or are in charge of if—

(a)

it is necessary to do so; and

(b)

the pets or other animals are within the same or an adjacent region within the alert level 3 area:

Travelling between alert level areas if permitted by clause 17

(26)

to travel, in accordance with clause 16(1), for 1 or more of the purposes permitted by clause 17:

Assisting fellow resident

(27)

to assist a fellow resident to carry out essential personal movement or to accompany a fellow resident carrying out essential personal movement, but only to the extent permitted for that fellow resident under this clause.

Clause 30(3): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 2 September 2021, by clause 7(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 10) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/236).

Clause 30(9): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 2 September 2021, by clause 7(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 10) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/236).

Clause 30(12): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 2 September 2021, by clause 7(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 10) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/236).