COVID-19 Act 2020

The COVID-19 Act was passed by Parliament on 25 March 2020. The purpose of the Act is to implement measures to prevent, limit or mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and its effects.

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Description: The COVID-19 Act was passed by Parliament on 25 March 2020. The Act sets out powers for Te Marae Ora to implement measures to protect, limit and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and its effect.

The Act empowers Te Marae Ora and the Minister of Health to issue orders – Ministerial, Isolation, Quarantine, Category – to uphold population health.

An amendment to the COVID-19 Act 2020 was enacted by Parliament on 30 April 2020.

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