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

  • revoked
  • COVID-19 Public Health Response (Isolation and Quarantine) Order 2020 revoked, at 11.59 pm on 12 September 2022, by clause 3(1)(a) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Revocations) Order 2022 (SL 2022/254).
6B Director-General may specify matters by notice

(1)

The Director-General may, by notice, specify anything that this order says may or must be specified by notice.

(2)

A notice made under this clause is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements), unless it applies only to 1 or more named persons, places, or things.

(3)

A notice made under this clause for 1 or more named persons (an individual notice) must be notified in writing to the applicant and any named person or persons.

(4)

A notice, or an amendment to a notice, must be published (for secondary legislation) or notified (for individual exemptions) as soon as practicable after it is made.

(5)

An exemption, or an amendment to an exemption, may come into force before it is published (for secondary legislation) or notified (for individual exemptions) if the Director-General is satisfied that the exemption or amendment should come into force urgently.

(6)

In that case,—

(a)

the effect of the exemption (or amendment) must be publicly announced before it comes into force; and

(b)

the exemption or amendment must be published under the Legislation Act 2019 (for secondary legislation) or notified (for individual exemptions) as soon as practicable after it comes into force.

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this clause
PublicationThe maker must publish it in accordance with the Legislation (Publication) Regulations 2021LA19 s 74(1)(aa)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of RepresentativesLA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the order.

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