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

27 Regulated business or service must have systems and processes to check person carries CVC and to verify CVC compliance

(1)

A regulated business or service must—

(a)

have systems and processes in place to check that each person (including a worker) who is at the premises is carrying a CVC; and

(b)

have systems and processes in place to verify, so far as is reasonably practicable, CVC compliance in relation to a reasonable number of those people.

(2)

However, the systems and processes required by subclause (1)—

(a)

do not apply in relation to an affected worker if those premises are their workplace; and

(b)
(ba)

are subject to clause 32(2) and (3); and

(c)

do not apply to designated premises; and

(d)

do not apply in relation to a person if it is reasonable to believe that the person is—

(i)

under the age of 12 years and 3 months; or

(ii)

a student participating in an extra-curricular or a curricular activity.

(3)

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

Clause 27(1)(a): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 12 March 2022, by clause 9(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 4) 2022 (SL 2022/62).

Clause 27(2)(b): amended, at 11.59 pm on 16 April 2022, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 7) 2022 (SL 2022/113).

Clause 27(2)(ba): inserted, at 11.59 pm on 12 December 2021, by clause 5 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 (SL 2021/414).

Clause 27(2)(d): inserted, at 11.59 pm on 12 March 2022, by clause 9(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 4) 2022 (SL 2022/62).

Clause 27(3): amended, on 4 December 2021, by clause 10 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/388).