(1) The Governor may,
by notice in the Gazette, issue directions under this section imposing
requirements in relation to persons generally, or classes of persons,
tested positive for COVID-19; or
close contacts (as may be defined from time to time in the directions issued
under this subsection).
(2) Without limiting
subsection (1), directions of the Governor under this section may—
require or allow a person or a class of persons to act in contravention of
another law of the State; and
affect the lawful rights or obligations of any person or class of persons
(including by requiring persons to isolate or quarantine); and
refer to or incorporate, wholly or partially and with or without modification,
information prepared or published by a prescribed body or person, either as in
force at the time the directions are made or as in force from time to time;
different provision according to the matters or circumstances to which they
are expressed to apply; and
provide that a matter or thing is to be determined according to the discretion
of the Chief Public Health Officer, an emergency officer or any other
specified person or body; and
provisions of a savings or transitional nature.
(3) Directions under
this section may not come into operation, or continue to operate, if a
relevant emergency declaration is in force.
(4) The Minister must,
before the end of the 7th day after a direction is issued under this section,
cause a document or documents setting out the relevant health advice for the
direction to be published on a website determined by the Minister.
(5) In this
"relevant health advice" for a direction means advice provided by the
Chief Public Health Officer or by other officers of the Department to any
Ministers of the Crown in respect of the issuing of the direction.
Section 90C has expired.