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This instrument determines the Swissotel Sydney as a human health response zone under the Biosecurity Act 2015, and sets requirements for classes of individuals entering and leaving the zone.
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General Comments: This instrument was registered on 25 March 2020 at 11:07pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time.
Registered 25 Mar 2020
To be ceased 24 Jun 2020
Ceased by Self Ceasing
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Biosecurity (Human Health Response Zone) (Swissotel Sydney) Determination 2020

I, Professor Brendan Murphy, Director of Human Biosecurity, make the following determination.

Dated 25 March 2020

Professor Brendan Murphy

Director of Human Biosecurity

 

  

  

  


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1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Human health response zone......................................................................................... 1

5............ Listed human disease to which this instrument relates................................................... 1

6............ Requirement that specified classes of individuals must not enter the zone..................... 1

7............ Requirement for certain individuals who are leaving the zone....................................... 2

8............ Period during which this instrument is in force............................................................. 2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Biosecurity (Human Health Response Zone) (Swissotel Sydney) Determination 2020.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

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Column 2

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Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

Immediately after this instrument is registered.

25 March 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 113(1) of the Biosecurity Act 2015.

4  Human health response zone

                   Swissotel, 68 Market Street, Sydney in New South Wales is a human health response zone.

5  Listed human disease to which this instrument relates

                   This instrument relates to human coronavirus with pandemic potential.

6  Requirement that specified classes of individuals must not enter the zone

                   An individual other than the following must not enter the zone specified in section 4:

                     (a)  an individual who enters Australian territory on an aircraft carrying passengers being transported to Australia due to the human coronavirus with pandemic potential;

                     (b)  an individual who is an accompanying person for an individual:

                              (i)  who was a child or incapable person who entered Australian territory as mentioned in paragraph (a); or

                             (ii)  who becomes a child or incapable person after entering Australian territory as mentioned in paragraph (a);

                     (c)  an individual who is a biosecurity officer, human biosecurity officer, chief human biosecurity officer for New South Wales, biosecurity enforcement officer or the Director of Human Biosecurity;

                     (d)  an individual who is a member of the police force of New South Wales and is entering the zone in the course of the member’s duty;

                     (e)  an individual who has authority from the person who has operational (but not clinical) control over the zone.

7  Requirement for certain individuals who are leaving the zone

             (1)  An individual mentioned in paragraph 6(a) or (b) who is leaving the zone specified in section 4 must, before leaving the zone, communicate, or attempt to communicate, the individual’s intention to leave the zone to the person who has operational (but not clinical) control over the zone.

             (2)  This section does not apply to a child or incapable person.

8  Period during which this instrument is in force

                   This instrument is in force for 3 months beginning on the day it is registered.