COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Order 2021

Part 2 COVID-19 provisions

Subpart 1—QR codes and contact records

19 QR code must be displayed in workplaces

(1)

A person in control of a workplace must ensure that—

(a)

a copy of a QR code for the workplace is displayed in a prominent place at or near the main entrance of the workplace; and

(b)

so far as is reasonably practicable, 1 or more copies of the QR code are displayed in 1 or more prominent places elsewhere within the workplace; and

(c)

displayed copies of the QR code are in a condition that enables the QR code to be scanned for the purpose of enabling contact tracing; and

(d)

displayed copies of the QR code are not altered in a way that makes it unclear that the QR code was issued by the New Zealand Government for the purpose of enabling contact tracing.

(2)

However, subclause (1)—

(a)

does not apply if the workplace is a vehicle; and

(b)

applies to the workplace of a business or service that is in a home or place of residence only if—

(i)

customers or clients of the business or service customarily enter the home or place of residence; or

(ii)

workers of the business or service customarily enter the home or place of residence (and those workers are not residents of the home or place of residence or providing a specified social service).

(3)

In addition, subclause (1)(b) and (d) does not apply to a copy of a QR code that is displayed on a menu or at a table in a workplace.

(4)

A breach of any of subclause (1)(a) to (d) is a medium risk infringement offence for the purposes of section 26(3) of the Act.

Compare: LI 2021/263 cl 9

Clause 19(4): amended, on 4 December 2021, by clause 5 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/388).