COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccination Assessment Tool) Regulations 2021

  • revoked
  • COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccination Assessment Tool) Regulations 2021: revoked, on 12 May 2022, by clause 3 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccination Assessment Tool) Regulations Revocation Order 2022 (SL 2022/130).
8 Discretionary considerations

(1)

This regulation applies if a PCBU ascertains that the answer is yes for at least 3 of the 4 factors specified in regulation 7(2) to (5).

(2)

If this regulation applies, the PCBU may decide not to require a worker or a class of workers to be vaccinated to carry out work for the PCBU if, before making the decision,—

(a)

it has considered whether—

(i)

other measures are available to the PCBU to eliminate or minimise the risk of exposure to and transmission of COVID-19 associated with the work; and

(ii)

the implementation of those measures is reasonable in the circumstances; and

(b)

it has taken into account—

(i)

the outcome of the consultation process undertaken under section 33AB(3) of the Act; and

(ii)

any other factors that the PCBU considers relevant.