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

20 QR code must be displayed on public transport services

(1)

A person in control of a public transport service must ensure that—

(a)

a copy of a QR code is displayed in a prominent place on or inside any vehicle that is in use as part of the service; 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 inside the vehicle; 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) does not apply in relation to a public transport service if 1 or both of the following apply:

(a)

all persons using the service are required to supply their contact details in order to use the service:

(b)

the service is a school transport service.

(3)

In addition, subclause (1)(b) and (d) does not apply in relation to a vehicle that has 5 or fewer seats (including the driver’s seat).

(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 10

Clause 20(4): amended, on 4 December 2021, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/388).