COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 11) 2021

  • revoked
  • COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 11) 2021: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 21 September 2021, by clause 55 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 12) 2021 (LI 2021/263).
19A Obligations concerning COVID-19 testing of certain persons travelling into or out of alert level 4 area

(1)

A person who relies on a permission to travel into or out of the alert level 4 area under item 1 or 2 of Schedule 5 must also comply with this clause.

(2)

The person must carry, as facilitated by their employer (if any) under clause 19B,—

(a)

evidence of having had a COVID-19 test administered no more than 7 days before their journey began; or

(b)

a certificate that verifies that the person was examined by a medical practitioner no more than 7 days before the journey began and that the person—

(i)

was determined to have particular physical or other needs that made it inappropriate for the person to undergo a COVID-19 test; and

(ii)

did not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19.

(3)

A person must produce evidence of the COVID-19 test or the relevant certificate when requested by an enforcement officer.

(4)

In this clause and clause 19B,—

certificate means—

(a)

written verification provided by the medical practitioner who carried out the examination; or

(b)

any other appropriate evidence that the Director-General has specified

COVID-19 test means any applicable examination or test (or both) for COVID-19 that the Director-General has specified

Director-General has specified, in relation to a certificate or COVID-19 test, means specified by the Director-General in a notice published—

(a)

on a publicly accessible Internet site maintained by or on behalf of the New Zealand Government; and

(b)

in the Gazette.

Clause 19A(2): amended, at 11.59 pm on 10 September 2021, by clause 5 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level Requirements) Order (No 11) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 (LI 2021/242).