Pursuant to clause 27 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Levels 3 and 2) Order 2020 (“Order”), I, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General, Ministry of Health, hereby declare that the following education entities are exempted from clause 11(1)(b)(ii) of the Order:
Registered schools which are offering education to year 12 and/or 13 students by way of physical attendance
The exemption is subject to the following conditions, provided for under sections 27(1) and 27(2) of the Order:
The registered school must be at all times compliant with the directions of the Secretary of Education, issued under clause 3 of Schedule 25 to the Education and Training Act 2020, to the governing bodies of registered schools which offer education at Years 12 and 13 in Alert Level 3 areas.
The exemption will begin at 11.59pm on 17 August 2020 and cease at the expiry of the Order.
Dated at Wellington this 17th day of August 2020.
Dr ASHLEY BLOOMFIELD, Director-General of Health.