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

54 Fixed capacity indoor event permitted

(1)

An event that complies with the requirements in subclauses (2) to (5) is permitted.

(2)

The event must not exceed the lesser of the following in an indoor defined space (the number limit):

(a)

the fixed number of people (excluding workers):

(b)

the maximum number of people who could occupy the space if each person were to comply with the specified physical distancing rule.

(3)

The organiser of the event for the event must ensure that the number of people in an indoor defined space at any one time does not exceed the number limit.

(4)

The organiser of the event must comply with clauses 19 and 21.

(5)

The organiser of the event must have systems and processes in place to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that each person who enters the workplace (that is, the place where the event is held)—

(a)

scans the QR code for the workplace; or

(b)

provides a contact record in accordance with the organiser’s alternative contact record systems and processes.

(6)

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

(7)

In this clause,—

fixed number means the number specified in an active COVID-19 response schedule for the purposes of subclause (2)(a)

specified physical distancing rule means the physical distancing rule specified in an active COVID-19 response schedule for the purposes of subclause (2)(b).

Clause 54 heading: amended, at 11.59 pm on 4 April 2022, by clause 14(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework and Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2022 (SL 2022/89).

Clause 54(2): amended, at 11.59 pm on 4 April 2022, by clause 14(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework and Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2022 (SL 2022/89).

Clause 54(3): amended, at 11.59 pm on 4 April 2022, by clause 14(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework and Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2022 (SL 2022/89).

Clause 54(6): amended, on 4 December 2021, by clause 25 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/388).