COVID-19 Public Health Response (Managed Isolation and Quarantine Charges) Amendment Regulations (No 5) 2021

2021/417

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Managed Isolation and Quarantine Charges) Amendment Regulations (No 5) 2021

Cindy Kiro, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 13th day of December 2021

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

These regulations are made under sections 32F and 33A of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for COVID-19 Response made after being satisfied that—

(i)

the prescribed charges relate to managed isolation or quarantine facility (MIQF) costs; and

(ii)

the prescribed charges recover from any class of persons no more than an estimate of the actual and reasonable MIQF costs incurred in relation to that class (including both direct and indirect costs); and

(iii)

there is appropriate provision to grant relief from the payment of the prescribed charges in circumstances where payment of the charges would cause undue financial hardship; and

(iv)

the prescribed charges do not limit or are justified limits on the rights and freedoms in the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990.