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

Schedule 6 Orange (not active)

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Schedule 6 heading: amended, at 11.59 pm on 23 January 2022, by clause 4(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 3) 2022 (SL 2022/5).

Part 1 Application

Schedule 6 Part 1: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 23 January 2022, by clause 4(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 3) 2022 (SL 2022/5).

1 Application

This schedule currently does not apply to an area.

Schedule 6 clause 1: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 23 January 2022, by clause 4(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 3) 2022 (SL 2022/5).

2 Description of area

No area is specified.

Guidance note

See the Government COVID-19 website (https://covid19.govt.nz/) for a detailed boundary map, or see Schedule 4 for indicative maps of the boundaries of each region and each territorial authority district in New Zealand.

Schedule 6 clause 2: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 23 January 2022, by clause 4(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 3) 2022 (SL 2022/5).

Part 2 COVID-19 provisions that have effect

ClauseBrief descriptionModification
QR codes and contact records
cl 19QR code must be displayed in workplaces
cl 20QR code must be displayed on public transport services
cl 21Workplaces must have alternative contact record systems and processes
cl 22Business or service must have systems and processes to ensure people entering workplace scan QR code or provide contact record

Clause 22 applies only to—

(a)

close-proximity businesses or services:

(b)

courts and tribunals:

(c)

food and drink businesses or services:

(d)

gyms:

(e)

health services (including pharmacies):

(f)

public facilities:

(g)

specified social services.

Face coverings
cl 23Person must comply with face covering rule in specified premises or circumstances

For the purposes of clause 23, a person must comply with the face covering rule—

(a)

when on public transport services, except—

(i)

when on a ship that does not have an enclosed space for passengers; and

(ii)

when they are a passenger within their allocated carriage on a specified KiwiRail service:

(b)

when at arrival and departure points for public transport services:

(c)

when on school transport services:

(c)
[Revoked]

(d)

when at the premises of the following businesses or services, while they are on the parts of the premises that are open to the public:

(i)

retail businesses or services:

(ii)

public facilities (excluding swimming pools):

(iii)

pharmacies:

(iv)

veterinary services and animal health and welfare services:

(e)

when in an indoor public area of the following businesses or services:

(i)

a court or tribunal, except that a judicial officer may exercise discretion regarding the use of face coverings in the room where the hearing is held:

(ii)

a specified social service:

(iii)

a public area of premises operated by New Zealand Post Limited, including a customer service counter:

(iv)

premises operated by a central government agency, a local authority, or the New Zealand Police, except DOC visitor accommodation:

(f)

when on the premises of a health service other than a pharmacy, but only if the person is not a patient or worker of the health service:

(g)

if the person is a worker at a food and drink business or service, but only when they are working with customers or clients on the premises of the food and drink business or service:

(h)

if the person is a worker at a close-proximity business or service, but only when they are working with customers or clients on the premises of, or in the course of carrying out the activities of, the business or service, and only so far as is reasonably practicable:

(i)

if the person is a worker at a permitted gathering, but only when they are working with customers or clients at the permitted gathering.

cl 24Business or service must have systems and processes to ensure workers wear face coverings
CVC requirements relating to regulated businesses and services
cl 25Regulated business or service must comply with CVC rules or non-CVC rules (see Part 3 of this schedule)

For the purposes of clause 25, the regulated businesses or services are the following:

(a)

food and drink businesses or services:

(b)

close-proximity businesses and services:

(c)

gyms.

CVC requirements relating to individuals
cl 28Person who is not CVC compliant must not enter regulated premises that are CVC-only
cl 29Person must produce CVC when requested at regulated premises that are CVC-only
cl 30Person must produce valid CVC
Access must not be denied on vaccination grounds
cl 31Person must not be denied access to certain premises on vaccination grounds
cl 32Person must not be denied access to goods or services from certain premises on vaccination grounds
cl 33Business or service in control of premises must allow people access to designated premises
Physical distancing and capacity limits
cl 40

Business or service must comply with capacity limit based on specified physical distancing rule

(1)

Clause 40 applies only to—

(a)

public facilities:

(b)

retail businesses or services, except transport station retail businesses or services.

(2)

For the purposes of clause 40(1), the specified physical distancing rule is the 1-metre physical distancing rule.

Gatherings
cl 42No gatherings unless permitted
cl 43Gathering of CVC compliant people permitted
cl 47Fixed capacity gathering permitted
(1)

For the purposes of clause 47(2)(a) and (b), the fixed number is 50.

(2)

For the purposes of clause 47(2)(a), the specified physical distancing rule is the 1-metre physical distancing rule.

Events
cl 51No event unless permitted
cl 52Event permitted for CVC compliant people only
Other requirements
cl 71Worker delivering goods must wear face covering
cl 83In-home services must have systems and processes to keep contact records of workers

Schedule 6 Part 2: amended, at 11.59 pm on 31 December 2021, by clause 33 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021 (SL 2021/426).

Schedule 6 Part 2: amended, at 11.59 pm on 23 December 2021, by clause 29(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021 (SL 2021/426).

Schedule 6 Part 2: amended, at 11.59 pm on 23 December 2021, by clause 29(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021 (SL 2021/426).

Schedule 6 Part 2: amended, at 11.59 pm on 23 December 2021, by clause 29(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021 (SL 2021/426).

Schedule 6 Part 2: amended, at 11.59 pm on 23 December 2021, by clause 29(4) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021 (SL 2021/426).

Schedule 6 Part 2: amended, on 4 December 2021, by clause 41 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/388).

Part 3 CVC rules and non-CVC rules

Subpart 1—Food and drink businesses or services

ClauseBrief descriptionModification
The CVC rules that apply to a food and drink business or service are as follows:
cl 26Regulated business or service must display CVC status
cl 27Regulated business or service must have systems and processes to check person carries CVC and to verify CVC compliance

Clause 27 does not apply to—

(a)

transport station food and drink businesses or services:

(b)

airline lounge food and drink businesses or services:

(c)

food and drink businesses or services on board a vehicle in use as part of a public transport service.

The non-CVC rules that apply to a food and drink business or service are as follows:
cl 26Regulated business or service must display CVC status
cl 55Business or service must have systems and processes to prevent customers entering workplace except to enable contactless collection of goods

Subpart 2—Close-proximity businesses and services

ClauseBrief descriptionModification
The CVC rules that apply to a close-proximity business or service are as follows:
cl 26Regulated business or service must display CVC status
cl 27Regulated business or service must have systems and processes to check person carries CVC and to verify CVC compliance
The non-CVC rules that apply to a close-proximity business or service are as follows:
cl 26Regulated business or service must display CVC status
cl 60Business or service must have systems and processes to prevent customers entering workplace

Subpart 3—Gyms

ClauseBrief descriptionModification
The CVC rules that apply to a gym are as follows:
cl 26Regulated business or service must display CVC status
cl 27Regulated business or service must have systems and processes to check person carries CVC and to verify CVC compliance
The non-CVC rules that apply to a gym are as follows:
cl 26Regulated business or service must display CVC status
cl 60Business or service must have systems and processes to prevent customers entering workplace

Part 4 Miscellaneous

3 How to read clause references

In this schedule, a clause reference in a table is a reference to a clause in Part 2 of this order.

4 Relationship with other COVID-19 response schedules

(1)

If there is an inconsistency between this schedule and Schedule 5, this schedule prevails.

(2)

If there is an inconsistency between this schedule and any other COVID-19 response schedule, the other schedule prevails.