COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemption from Vaccination Requirements for RSE Workers) Revocation Notice 2021

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COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemption from Vaccination Requirements for RSE Workers) Revocation Notice 2021

This notice is made by the Minister for COVID-19 Response under clause 26 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border) Order (No 2) 2020 in compliance with that clause.

Notice

1 Title

This notice is the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemption from Vaccination Requirements for RSE Workers) Revocation Notice 2021.

2 Commencement

This notice comes into force on 1 January 2022.

3 Revocation of COVID-19 Public Health Response (Exemption from Vaccination Requirements for RSE Workers) Notice 2021

Dated at Wellington this 21st day of December 2021.

Hon Chris Hipkins,
Minister for COVID-19 Response.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

The principal notice, subject to certain conditions,—

  • exempts employees of Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE workers) who arrive in New Zealand from Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, or Vanuatu from the vaccination requirement in clause 7E of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border) Order (No 2) 2020; and

  • exempts air carriers that carry RSE workers to New Zealand from the evidence-checking requirement in clause 7F of that order.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2019.

Date of notification in Gazette: 21 December 2021.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Health.