(1) In this section
authorisation means an authorisation given under
direction means a direction given under
(2) An authorisation
subject to any limitation in a declaration under section 167(3)(b) or 169 or
state that it is given under section 197; and
generally describe the public health state of emergency, or COVID-19
declaration, to which it relates; and
the person, or class of persons, to whom it applies; and
the poison, or class of poisons, to which it applies; and
the terms and conditions (if any) to which it is subject.
(3) The Chief Health
Officer may vary or revoke an authorisation or a direction.
(4) Authorisations and
directions, and variations and revocations of authorisations or directions
be given orally or in writing; but
given orally, must be put in writing as soon as is practicable.
(5) A failure to put
an authorisation or direction, or a variation of an authorisation or
direction, in writing does not invalidate the authorisation, direction or
variation or anything done under the authorisation or direction.
(6) The powers that an
authorisation confers on a person are in addition to, and do not limit, the
powers that the person may have under another written law or other law.
[Section 198 amended: No. 33 of 2022 s. 22.]