COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021

Order

1 Title

This order is the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force at 11.59 pm on 30 April 2021.

3 Purpose

The purpose of this order is to prevent, and limit the risk of, the outbreak or spread of COVID-19 by requiring certain work to be carried out by affected persons who are vaccinated.

Clause 3: amended, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

4 Interpretation

In this order, unless the context otherwise requires,—

affected aircraft means an aircraft (other than an aircraft undertaking a QFT flight) that arrives from a location outside New Zealand

affected airport means an airport at which an affected aircraft arrives from a location outside New Zealand

affected item means—

(a)

an item (apart from cargo or freight) removed for cleaning, disposal, or reuse from an affected ship or a passenger area of an affected aircraft:

(b)

an item removed for cleaning, disposal, or reuse from a managed quarantine facility or a managed isolation facility

affected person means a person who belongs to a group (or whose work would cause them to belong to a group)

affected port means a port where a ship arrives from a location outside New Zealand

affected ship means a ship with any person or persons on board who are required to be isolated or quarantined in accordance with a COVID-19 order

aircraft has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Civil Aviation Act 1990

aircrew member means any of the following persons:

(a)

cabin crew who—

(i)

are ordinarily resident in New Zealand; and

(ii)

work on an international flight (other than a QFT flight) on or after 15 July 2021:

(b)

other persons who—

(i)

are ordinarily resident in New Zealand; and

(ii)

are identified as crew members on a crew manifest for an affected aircraft that has travelled internationally on or after 15 July 2021; and

(iii)

have an international layover (whether airside or landside) during that travel:

(c)

cabin crew who, on or after 15 July 2021, travel on a domestic flight within New Zealand that carries international arriving or international transiting passengers (other than QFT persons) who have not yet completed isolation or quarantine at a managed isolation or quarantine facility

airside, in relation to an affected airport, means any part of the affected airport that is inaccessible to the general public but that is accessible to international arriving or international transiting passengers (for example, a Customs-controlled area)

certain work, in relation to an affected person, means work that the affected person carries out (whether paid or unpaid) in respect of a group specified in Schedule 2

crew has the same meaning as in clause 4 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Maritime Border) Order (No 2) 2020

Defence Force has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Defence Act 1990

enclosed space,—

(a)

in relation to an aircraft, means an enclosed or a partially enclosed space on board the aircraft in which physical distancing from the aircrew or international arriving or international transiting passengers is not practicable:

(b)

in relation to an affected ship, means an enclosed or partially enclosed space on board the ship in which physical distancing from the ship’s crew is not practicable

excluded airport person, in relation to a group, means a person who—

(a)

works at an affected airport and only interacts with international departing passengers (other than international transiting passengers); or

(b)

works on the airside of an affected airport only in areas that are inaccessible to international arriving or international transiting passengers, and does not interact with international arriving or international transiting passengers on the landside of the affected airport

excluded port person, in relation to a group, means a person who is in isolation or quarantine on a ship under a COVID-19 order

group means a group of affected persons specified in the second column of an item of the table set out in Schedule 2

have contact with, in relation to persons who belong to different groups, means—

(a)

having face-to-face contact within 2 metres of each other for 15 minutes or more; or

(b)

being in a confined space within 2 metres of each other for 15 minutes or more

health practitioner has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003

landside, in relation to an affected airport, means any part of the affected airport that is not airside

managed isolation facility means a facility that is designated by the New Zealand Government for use as a place of isolation

managed quarantine facility means a facility that is designated by the New Zealand Government for use as a place of quarantine

physical distancing, in relation to other persons, means remaining at least 2 metres away from those persons

public service agency means any of the agencies listed in section 10(a) of the Public Service Act 2020

QFT flight has the meaning given by clause 4A of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border) Order (No 2) 2020

QFT person has the meaning given by clause 4(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border) Order (No 2) 2020

register means the register that the Director-General must ensure is kept, maintained, and monitored under clause 12

relevant aircrew member means a person—

(a)

who is in isolation following a flight on which the person arrived in New Zealand; and

(b)

who was—

(i)

on the crew manifest for the flight; or

(ii)

on the flight at the direction of an airline for which the person carries out work as a pilot, co-pilot, or flight attendant

relevant PCBU means the PCBU (within the meaning of section 17 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015) who employs or engages an affected person to carry out certain work

service worker means a person who carries out work for or on behalf of—

(a)

the State services:

(b)

the Defence Force

ship has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994

State services

(a)

means all instruments of the Crown in respect of the Executive Government of New Zealand, whether public service agencies, bodies corporate, agencies, or other instruments; and

(b)

includes Crown entities; but

(c)

excludes those instruments specified in paragraph (c) or (e) of the definition of State services in section 5 of the Public Service Act 2020

vaccinated, in relation to a person, means that the person has received 2 injections of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

workers who handle affected items means persons—

(a)

who belong to a group specified in Part 6 of Schedule 2; and

(b)

who touch affected items while carrying out certain work for a relevant PCBU that is contracted to provide regular services for a managed quarantine facility, a managed isolation facility, an affected aircraft, or an affected ship (for example, cleaning, laundering, or refuse disposal services).

Clause 4 affected item: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 affected person: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 aircraft: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 aircrew member: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 certain work: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 crew: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 Defence Force: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 enclosed space: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 excluded airport person: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 excluded port person: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 government official: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 have contact with: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 health practitioner: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 landside: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 physical distancing: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 place: revoked, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(4) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 register: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 relevant aircrew member: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 relevant PCBU: amended, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(5) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 service worker: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 ship: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 State services: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 4 workers who handle affected items: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 5(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

5 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

The transitional, savings, and related provisions set out in Schedule 1 have effect according to their terms.

6 Application of order

This order applies to the whole of New Zealand.

Duties in relation to vaccinations

7 Duty of affected person not to carry out certain work unless vaccinated

An affected person must not carry out certain work unless they are vaccinated.

Clause 7 heading: amended, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 6(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 7: amended, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 6(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

7A Exemption from duty under clause 7

Despite clause 7, an affected person who handles affected items may carry out certain work without being vaccinated if—

(a)

the affected person has particular physical or other needs a suitably qualified health practitioner (in the course of examining the person) determines would make it inappropriate for the person to be vaccinated; and

(b)

the relevant PCBU has provided the register with written confirmation that a suitably qualified health practitioner—

(i)

has examined the affected person; and

(ii)

has determined that vaccinating the affected person would be inappropriate.

Clause 7A: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 7 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

8 Duties of relevant PCBUs in relation to vaccinations

(1)

A relevant PCBU must not allow an affected person to carry out certain work unless satisfied that the affected person is vaccinated.

(2)

A relevant PCBU—

(a)

must notify each affected person of their duty to be vaccinated; and

(b)

must not prevent the affected person from reporting for, and undergoing, vaccination during their working hours, if vaccinations are available during those hours.

Clause 8(1): amended, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 8 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

9 Exceptions

(1)

This clause applies despite anything in clause 7 or 8.

(2)

A chief executive may authorise a person who has not been vaccinated to carry out certain work if the work—

(a)

is unanticipated, necessary, and time-critical and cannot be carried out by a person who is vaccinated; and

(b)

must be carried out to prevent the ceasing of operations.

(3)

A person who is authorised to carry out certain work under subclause (2) may be authorised to re-enter as many times as is necessary to complete the work.

(4)

A person may enter any place without approval if they need to enter to preserve or protect a person’s life, health, or safety in an emergency.

(5)

In this clause, chief executive,—

(a)

in relation to a worker at a managed isolation facility or a managed quarantine facility, means the chief executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment:

(b)

in relation to a worker who is not a service worker and who works at an affected port or on board an affected ship, means the Director of Maritime New Zealand:

(c)

in relation to a worker who is not a service worker and who works at an affected airport or on board an affected aircraft, means the Director of Civil Aviation:

(d)

in relation to any other worker, means the chief executive of the relevant PCBU.

Clause 9(2): amended, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 9(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 9(2)(b): amended, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 9(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 9(3): amended, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 9(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 9(4): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 9(4) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 9(5): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 9(5) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

10 Duties of relevant PCBUs regarding vaccination records

(1)

The relevant PCBU—

(a)

must, before a person the relevant PCBU employs or engages actually carries out certain work, update the register to provide the Ministry of Health with confirmation that the person is an affected person; and

(b)

must—

(i)

ask the Ministry of Health to confirm whether an affected person the relevant PCBU employs or has engaged to carry out certain work is vaccinated; or

(ii)

access the register to confirm whether the person is vaccinated.

(2)

The relevant PCBU must notify the affected person that—

(a)

the affected person has a duty to be vaccinated; and

(b)

the relevant PCBU has checked the affected person’s vaccination record under subclause (1).

(3)

The relevant PCBU must, as soon as practicable, notify the Ministry of Health—

(a)

of any change reported to the relevant PCBU under clause 11:

(b)

that a person that the relevant PCBU has engaged or employed has ceased to be an affected person for the relevant PCBU.

(4)

The relevant PCBU must ensure that the register has, in respect of an affected person the relevant PCBU employs or has engaged to carry out certain work, the following information:

(a)

the affected person’s full legal name and date of birth:

(b)

a telephone number by which the affected person may be reached.

(5)

The affected person must—

(a)

provide the relevant PCBU with (or give the relevant PCBU access to) the information specified in subclause (4) as soon as practicable; and

(b)

ensure that the information is updated as soon as practicable after it changes.

Clause 10 heading: amended, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 10(1) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 10(1): replaced, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 10(2) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 10(2)(b): amended, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 10(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 10(4): inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 10(4) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Clause 10(5): inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 10(4) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

11 Duties of affected person regarding vaccination records

An affected person who carries out certain work for a relevant PCBU—

(a)

must allow the relevant PCBU to access any COVID-19 vaccination record that the Ministry of Health may have for the affected person:

(b)

must, as soon as practicable, notify the relevant PCBU whether the affected person has been vaccinated, including (but not limited to)—

(i)

the dates on which they have received any injections of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine:

(ii)

any exemption under clause 7A that applies to the affected person:

(c)

must, if an exemption under clause 7A applies to the affected person, provide written confirmation of the exemption to—

(i)

the relevant PCBU:

(ii)

an enforcement officer on request.

Clause 11: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 11 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

12 Duties regarding vaccination register

(1)

The Director-General must ensure that a register that records COVID-19 vaccinations of affected persons is kept, maintained, and monitored.

(2)

The Ministry of Health must provide a relevant PCBU with access to the register in respect of an affected person if the relevant PCBU has provided written confirmation that the relevant PCBU employs or has engaged the affected person to carry out certain work.

(3)

For the purposes of enforcing this order, the Director-General must enable the provision of any relevant COVID-19 vaccination records that the Ministry of Health keeps to enforcement officers who are investigating non-compliance with this order.

(4)

A relevant PCBU must make the records it makes under this order available as soon as practicable to an enforcement officer who requests access to the record for the purposes of investigation and enforcement.

Clause 12: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 11 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Exemptions

Heading: inserted, on 12 August 2021, by clause 12 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

12A Power of Minister to grant exemptions

(1)

A relevant PCBU may, by notice in writing to the Minister, apply for an exemption for a person specified in the application from any other provision of this order.

(2)

The relevant PCBU must, in writing, inform the person specified in the application of the application.

(3)

If the Minister receives an application, the Minister may ask the relevant PCBU to provide any evidence or other information that the Minister reasonably requires for the purposes of deciding whether to grant the exemption.

(4)

The Minister may exempt the person specified in the application from any provision of this order for a specified period if satisfied, on the basis of the evidence or other information provided, that—

(a)

the exemption is necessary or desirable—

(i)

to promote the purposes of the Act; and

(ii)

to prevent significant disruption to essential supply chains; and

(b)

the extent of the exemption is not broader than is reasonably necessary to address the matters that gave rise to the exemption.

(5)

Before granting an exemption, the Minister must take into account—

(a)

the potential for significant supply chain disruption if the work carried out by a particular person does not occur, including the extent of the risk to the public interest if the work does not occur; and

(b)

the extent to which the work is necessary, including whether it could reasonably be—

(i)

delayed to facilitate the vaccination of the persons needed to carry out work; or

(ii)

performed by other persons who have been vaccinated; and

(c)

the public health risk associated with the work.

(6)

The Minister may impose conditions on the exemption as the Minister considers necessary.

(7)

The Minister must, in writing, inform the relevant PCBU and the person specified in the application of the outcome of the application and, if the exemption is granted, when the exemption expires.

(8)

If an exemption is granted under this clause, the relevant PCBU must provide the person exempted with written notice of the exemption that states when the exemption expires.

Compare: LI 2021/6 cl 46

Clause 12A: inserted, on 12 August 2021, by clause 12 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Infringement offences

13 Infringement offence

A breach of clause 7, 8, 10, 11, or 12(4) is an infringement offence for the purposes of section 26(3) of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020.

Clause 13: amended, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 13 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Schedule 1 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

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Part 1 Provisions relating to this order as made

1 Transitional provision for affected persons on or before commencement

If, on or before the commencement of this clause, an affected person has had 1 injection of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, the affected person must be treated as being vaccinated until the close of 4 June 2021.

2 Transitional provision for persons who become affected persons after commencement

(1)

This clause applies to a person who becomes an affected person on or after 1 May 2021.

(2)

The person must, until the date that is 35 days after the date on which they become an affected person, be treated as being vaccinated if they have had 1 injection of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine before becoming an affected person.

Part 2 Provisions relating to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021

Schedule 1 Part 2: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 14 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

3 Transitional provision for affected persons on or before commencement

(1)

If an affected person who belongs to a group specified in Schedule 2 (as replaced by the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021) is not vaccinated before 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, the affected person must,—

(a)

if the person is a service worker,—

(i)

have their first injection of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine before the close of 26 August 2021; and

(ii)

have their second injection of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine no later than 35 days after their first injection:

(b)

if the person is not a service worker,—

(i)

have their first injection of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine before the close of 30 September 2021; and

(ii)

have their second injection of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine no later than 35 days after their first injection.

(2)

However, if clause 1 of this schedule applied to the affected person before 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, the requirements of that clause continue to apply as if the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 had not been made.

Schedule 1 clause 3: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 14 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

4 Transitional provision for persons who become affected persons after commencement

(1)

This clause applies to a person—

(a)

who is a service worker and who becomes an affected person on or after 26 August 2021:

(b)

who is not a service worker and who becomes an affected person on or after 30 September 2021.

(2)

The person must, until the date that is 35 days after the date on which they become an affected person, be treated as being vaccinated if they have had 1 injection of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine before becoming an affected person.

Schedule 1 clause 4: inserted, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 14 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

Schedule 2 Groups of affected persons

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Schedule 2: replaced, at 11.59 pm on 14 July 2021, by clause 15 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182).

ItemGroup
Part 1: Groups in relation to managed quarantine facilities
1.1Workers at managed quarantine facilities
1.2Workers who transport to or from managed quarantine facilities persons required to be in isolation or quarantine under COVID-19 order
Part 2: Groups in relation to managed isolation facilities
2.1Workers at managed isolation facilities
2.2Workers who transport to or from managed isolation facilities persons required to be in isolation or quarantine under COVID-19 order
Part 3: Groups in relation to affected airports
3.1All airside workers (other than excluded airport persons)
3.2All landside workers who interact with international arriving or international transiting passengers (other than those arriving on QFT flights)
3.3Baggage handlers who work at affected airports and who handle baggage from affected aircraft
3.4Persons (other than excluded airport persons) who enter enclosed space on board affected aircraft
Part 4: Groups in relation to affected ports
4.1All workers (other than excluded port persons) who board affected ships
4.2Pilots (other than excluded port persons) carrying out work on or around affected ships
4.3Stevedores (other than excluded port persons) carrying out work on or around affected ships
4.4All workers who transport persons (other than crew) to or from affected ships
4.5All other port workers (other than excluded port persons) who interact with persons required to be in isolation or quarantine under COVID-19 order
Part 5: Groups in relation to aircraft
5.1Aircrew members
5.2Workers at accommodation services (other than private dwellinghouses) where relevant aircrew members are self-isolating
Part 6: Groups in relation to affected items
6.1Workers who handle affected items within 72 hours of removal of items from managed quarantine facilities and who have contact with members of groups specified in Part 1 or 2 while both are working
6.2Workers who handle affected items within 72 hours of removal of items from managed isolation facilities and who have contact with members of groups specified in Part 1 or 2 while both are working
6.3Workers who handle affected items within 24 hours of removal of items from affected aircraft and who have contact with members of groups specified in Part 3 or 5 while both are working
6.4Workers who handle affected items within 72 hours of removal of items from affected ships and who have contact with members of groups specified in Part 4 while both are working

Dated at Wellington this 28th day of April 2021.

Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall,
Associate Minister of Health.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 April 2021.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 that incorporates all the amendments to that order as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

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3 Editorial and format changes

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4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/182)