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

53 Event for CVC compliant people permitted if indoor capacity limit not exceeded

(1)

An event that complies with the requirements in subclauses (2) to (7) is permitted.

(2)

A person (including any worker) who enters the premises at which the event is held must produce their CVC when requested (on or after entering) by the organiser unless the person is—

(a)

under the age of 12 years and 3 months; or

(b)

a student participating in an extra-curricular or a curricular activity at the event.

(3)

The organiser of the event must have systems and processes in place to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the only people (including workers) at the event are those who are CVC compliant.

(4)

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

(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.

(5)

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

(6)

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

(7)

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 premises where the event is held—

(a)

scans the QR code for the event; or

(b)

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

(8)

A breach of subclause (2) is a low risk infringement offence, and a breach of subclause (5) is a medium risk infringement offence, for the purposes of section 26(3) of the Act.

(9)

In this clause,—

fixed number means the number specified in an active COVID-19 response schedule for the purposes of subclause (4)(a)

specified physical distancing rule means the physical distancing rule specified in an active COVID-19 response schedule for the purposes of subclause (4)(b).

Clause 53 heading: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 25 March 2022, by clause 7(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/83).

Clause 53(2): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 12 March 2022, by clause 21 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 4) 2022 (SL 2022/62).

Clause 53(4): amended, at 11.59 pm on 4 April 2022, by clause 13 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework and Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2022 (SL 2022/89).

Clause 53(4): amended, at 11.59 pm on 25 March 2022, by clause 7(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/83).

Clause 53(5): amended, at 11.59 pm on 25 March 2022, by clause 7(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 5) 2022 (SL 2022/83).

Clause 53(8): replaced, on 4 December 2021, by clause 24 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/388).