COVID-19 Public Health Response (Isolation and Quarantine) Order 2020

10 Period of isolation or quarantine

(1)

A person’s period of isolation or quarantine is—

(a)

the period ending at the same time of day as, but on the 7th day after, their start time if the chief executive is satisfied that the person meets the low-risk indicators, as determined—

(i)

as close as is reasonably practicable to the end of that period; and

(ii)

based on the advice of a suitably qualified health practitioner; or

(aa)
[Revoked]

(b)

any longer period needed to satisfy the chief executive, based on the advice of a suitably qualified health practitioner, that the person meets the low-risk indicators, but no longer than the period ending at the same time of day as, but on the 28th day after, their start time.

(1A)

[Revoked]

Start time

(2)

A person’s start time is—

(a)

the time and date of the person’s arrival in New Zealand (for example, 3.30 pm on 15 September 2020), unless paragraph (b) applies; or

(b)
[Revoked]

(c)
[Revoked]

(3)

However, if another person is designated as their fellow resident, and the fellow resident’s start time under subclause (2) is a later start time, the person’s start time becomes that later start time.

(3A)

See clause 15(2)(c) in relation to the start time of caregivers.

Exceptions

(4)

This clause is subject to clause 11, which provides for an early end to the period of isolation or quarantine for certain people.

Extensions

(5)

The chief executive may, at the request of the person or someone acting on their behalf, authorise the person’s period of isolation or quarantine to end up to 7 days later than it would otherwise end under this clause.

(6)

[Revoked]

Clause 10(1)(a): amended, at 11.59 pm on 15 February 2022, by clause 4(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Isolation and Quarantine and Maritime Border) Amendment Order 2022 (SL 2022/16).

Clause 10(1)(a): amended, at 11.59 pm on 23 December 2021, by clause 9(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border and Isolation and Quarantine) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 (SL 2021/429).

Clause 10(1)(a): amended, on 20 November 2021, by section 28 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act 2021 (2021 No 48).

Clause 10(1)(aa): revoked at 11.59 pm on 23 December 2021, by clause 9(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border and Isolation and Quarantine) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 (SL 2021/429).

Clause 10(1)(b): amended, at 11.59 pm on 27 February 2022, by clause 9(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Isolation and Quarantine and Other Matters) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/428).

Clause 10(1)(b): amended, at 11.59 pm on 23 December 2021, by clause 9(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border and Isolation and Quarantine) Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 (SL 2021/429).

Clause 10(1)(b): amended, on 20 November 2021, by section 28 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act 2021 (2021 No 48).

Clause 10(1A): revoked, at 11.59 pm on 14 April 2022, by clause 10 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Self-isolation Requirements and Permitted Work) Amendment Order (No 3) 2022 (SL 2022/106).

Clause 10(2)(a): amended, at 11.59 pm on 4 October 2020, by clause 15(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border, Isolation and Quarantine, and Required Testing) Amendment Order 2020 (LI 2020/273).

Clause 10(2)(b): revoked, at 11.59 pm on 2 May 2022, by clause 25 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Maritime Border and Other Matters) Amendment Order 2022 (SL 2022/125).

Clause 10(2)(c): revoked, at 11.59 pm on 24 February 2022, by clause 33(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Self-isolation Requirements and Permitted Work) Order 2022 (SL 2022/46).

Clause 10(3): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 4 October 2020, by clause 15(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border, Isolation and Quarantine, and Required Testing) Amendment Order 2020 (LI 2020/273).

Clause 10(3A): inserted, at 11.59 pm on 4 October 2020, by clause 15(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border, Isolation and Quarantine, and Required Testing) Amendment Order 2020 (LI 2020/273).

Clause 10(5) heading: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 13 November 2021, by clause 4(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Isolation and Quarantine and Maritime Border) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/365).

Clause 10(5): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 27 February 2022, by clause 9(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Isolation and Quarantine and Other Matters) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/428).

Clause 10(6): revoked, at 11.59 pm on 27 February 2022, by clause 9(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Isolation and Quarantine and Other Matters) Amendment Order 2021 (SL 2021/428).