This regulation may be cited as the Public Health (COVID-19) and Other Legislation Amendment Regulation 2020.
Part 2 Amendment of Hospital and Health Boards Regulation 2012
This part amends the Hospital and Health Boards Regulation 2012.
3Amendment of sch 2C (Prescribed health practitioners)
Schedule 2C, entry for medical, column 2, ‘special registration’—
Part 3 Amendment of Public Health Regulation 2018
This part amends the Public Health Regulation 2018.
5Replacement of s 61 (Emergency officers (general)—Act, s 333)
omit, insert—For section 333(1)(e) of the Act, the following persons are prescribed—(a)ambulance officers under the Ambulance Service Act 1991;(b)police officers.
6Insertion of new pt 11, div 1, hdg
Before section 64—
7Insertion of new pt 11, div 2
insert—A reference in a document to 2019-nCoV may, if the context permits, be taken to be a reference to COVID-19.
8Amendment of sch 1 (Notifiable conditions)
Schedule 1, entry for coronaviruses, ‘2019–nCoV’—
9Amendment of sch 2 (Immediate notifications)
Schedule 2, ‘2019-nCoV’—
10Amendment of sch 4 (Contagious conditions)
Schedule 4, part 2—
the earlier of the following—(a) the onset of symptoms;(b) the child has relevant contact with a person infected with the condition
either—(a) if the child has had symptoms—the treating doctor confirms the child is not infectious, but not earlier than—(i) 7 days after the onset of the symptoms; and(ii) the child has been afebrile for the previous 48 hours; and(iii) the symptoms have resolved for the previous 24 hours; and(iv) the child has 2 negative specimens collected, at least 24 hours apart, after the symptoms have resolved; or(b) otherwise—14 days after the child’s last contact with a person who is infected with the condition