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  1. New Zealand - Public Health Policy And Regulations - Law, Act

    COVID-19 Response (Requirements For Entities—Modifications and Exemptions) Act 2020 (2020 No 14). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-05-15 | NZL-2020-L-110022

    The Act gives entities relief from certain obligations in their rules and makes it possible for them to use electronic means (including electronic voting and the use of electronic signatures).

  2. New Zealand - Public Health Policy And Regulations - Law, Act

    COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020 (2020 No 12). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-05-13 | NZL-2020-L-110021

    Contents
    1 Title
    2 Commencement

    Part 1 - Preliminary provisions
    3 Repeal of this Act
    4 Purpose
    5 Interpretation
    6 Transitional, savings, and related provisions
    7 Act binds the Crown

    Part 2 - Provisions to limit the risk of outbreak or spread of COVID-19
    Subpart 1—Section 11 orders
    8 Prerequisites for all section 11 orders
    9 Minister may make section 11 orders
    10 Director-General may make section 11 orders
    11 Orders that can be made under this Act
    12 General provisions relating to section 11 orders
    13 Effect of section 11 orders
    Subpart 2—Further provisions relating to section 11 orders
    Form of orders, etc
    14 Form, publication, and duration of section 11 orders
    15 Amendment or extension of section 11 orders
    Parliamentary approval
    16 Section 11 order made by Minister revoked if not approved by House of Representatives
    Application of Legislation Act 2012
    17 Section 11 orders to be disallowable instruments
    Subpart 3—Enforcement, offences, and penalties
    Authorised persons
    18 Authorised persons
    19 Evidence of identity
    Enforcement
    20 Powers of entry
    21 Power to give directions
    22 Power to close roads and public places and stop vehicles
    23 Power to direct person to provide identifying information
    24 Power to direct business or undertaking to close
    25 Directions may be given verbally or in writing
    Offences
    26 Offences relating to compliance with orders
    27 Offences relating to exercise of enforcement powers
    Provisions relating to infringement offences
    28 Proceedings for infringement offences
    29 Who may issue infringement notices
    30 Infringement notices
    31 Reminder notices
    32 Payment of infringement fees
    Subpart 4—Miscellaneous provisions
    33 Regulations
    34 Protection of persons acting under authority of this Act

    Part 3 - Amendments to Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002
    35 Amendments to Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002
    36 Section 66 amended (Minister may declare state of national emergency)
    37 Section 68 amended (Declaration of state of local emergency)
    38 Section 94B amended (Notice of local transition period)
    39 Section 94E amended (Termination of transition periods)

    Part 4 - Amendment to Oranga Tamariki Act 1989
    40 Amendment to Oranga Tamariki Act 1989
    41 Section 272 amended (Jurisdiction of Youth Court and children’s liability to be prosecuted for criminal offences)

    Schedule 1 - Transitional, savings, and related provisions
    Schedule 2 - Orders under section 70 of Health Act 1956 relating to COVID-19
    Schedule 3 - Infringement notice and reminder notice
    Legislative history
    Administrative information


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