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

23A Certain workers must comply with medical-grade face covering rule

(1)

A person must comply with the medical-grade face covering rule if they are—

(a)

a worker of a type specified in an active COVID-19 response schedule for the purposes of this clause; and

(b)

working in the circumstances specified for that type of worker in that schedule.

(2)

However, subclause (1) does not apply to the following workers:

(a)

a worker performing as an entertainer, provided that they are complying with the 2-metre physical distancing rule in relation to the audience:

(b)

a person presenting to an audience, provided that they are complying with the 2-metre physical distancing rule.

(3)

If an active COVID-19 response schedule requires a person to comply with both the face covering rule and the medical-grade face covering rule, the person must comply with the medical-grade face covering rule.

Clause 23A: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 4 April 2022, by clause 7 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework and Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2022 (SL 2022/89).

Clause 23A(2): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 21 May 2022, by clause 10 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 8) 2022 (SL 2022/143).

Clause 23A(2)(a): amended, at 11.59 pm on 30 May 2022, by clause 6 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Protection Framework) Amendment Order (No 9) 2022 (SL 2022/165).