(1) Subject to subsection (2), the Minister may at any time vary, extend or revoke a pandemic order under this section.
(2) The Minister must request the advice of the Chief Health Officer before varying, extending or revoking a pandemic order, other than in relation to a variation for the purpose of correcting a defect, mistake or omission.
(3) In varying, extending or revoking a pandemic order, the Minister—
(a) must have regard to the advice of the Chief Health Officer given in response to a request under subsection (2) (which may be given orally or in writing); and
(b) may have regard to any other matter the Minister considers relevant including, but not limited to, social and economic matters.
(4) The Minister may consult any other person the Minister considers appropriate before varying, extending or revoking a pandemic order.
S. 165AP inserted by No. 53/2021 s. 12.