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This instrument amends the Biosecurity (Human Biosecurity Emergency) (Human Coronavirus with Pandemic Potential) (Emergency Requirements—Retail Outlets at International Airports) Determination 2020 to allow designated retail outlets to trade in the departure areas of international airports.
Administered by: Health
Registered 30 Jul 2020
Date of repeal 01 Aug 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Biosecurity (Human Biosecurity Emergency) (Human Coronavirus with Pandemic Potential) (Emergency Requirements—Retail Outlets at International Airports) Amendment (No. 1) Determination 2020

I, Greg Hunt, Minister for Health, make the following determination.

Dated   30 July 2020

Greg Hunt

Minister for Health

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Biosecurity (Human Biosecurity Emergency) (Human Coronavirus with Pandemic Potential) (Emergency Requirements—Retail Outlets at International Airports) Determination 2020                        2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Biosecurity (Human Biosecurity Emergency) (Human Coronavirus with Pandemic Potential) (Emergency Requirements—Retail Outlets at International Airports) Amendment (No. 1) 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.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

31 July 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 477(1) of the Biosecurity Act 2015.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Biosecurity (Human Biosecurity Emergency) (Human Coronavirus with Pandemic Potential) (Emergency Requirements—Retail Outlets at International Airports) Determination 2020

1  Section 4

Insert:

international transit passenger means a person who:

                     (a)  is in transit between places outside Australia; and

                     (b)  is at a designated international airport during that transit (including a person who has exited and re‑entered the airport in accordance with hotel quarantine arrangements in the State or Territory in which the airport is located).

2  Before subsection 5(2)

Insert:

Exemption of pharmacies

3  Subsections 5(3) and (4)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

Exemption of designated retail outlets in departure areas

             (3)  A designated retail outlet that is in the departure area of:

                     (a)  an international terminal referred to in paragraph (a) of the definition of international area in section 4; or

                     (b)  a terminal referred to in paragraph (b) of that definition;

is exempt from the requirement under subsection (1).

Conditions on exemptions

             (4)  An exemption under subsection (2) or (3) applies in relation to a designated retail outlet only if the operator of the retail outlet has put in place and maintains:

                     (a)  measures to ensure social distancing among its customers; and

                     (b)  measures to minimise the risk of transmission of human coronavirus with pandemic potential from international transit passengers.

4  Subsection 6(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (3)  An exemption granted under subsection (1) applies in relation to a designated retail outlet only if the operator of the retail outlet has put in place and maintains:

                     (a)  measures to ensure social distancing among its customers; and

                     (b)  measures to minimise the risk of transmission of human coronavirus with pandemic potential from international transit passengers.