Remarks: Billy Te Kahika answers questions and queries concerning COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020. STORY HERE: https://www.4cmitv.com/2020/06/22/2020-jun-22-billy-te-kahika-nzpp-covid-19-public-health-response-act-2020-section-20-powers-of-entry/
An enforcement officer may enter, without a warrant, any land, building, craft, vehicle, place, or thing if they have reasonable grounds to believe that a person is failing to comply with any aspect of a section 11 order.
However, subsection (1) does not apply to a private dwellinghouse.
A constable may enter a private dwellinghouse without warrant only if they have reasonable grounds to believe that people have gathered there in contravention of a section 11 order and entry is necessary for the purpose of giving a direction under section 21.http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2020/0012/latest/link.aspx?id=LMS344195#LMS344195
A constable exercising a power of entry under this section may use reasonable force in order to effect entry into or onto the land, building, craft, vehicle, place, or thing if, following a request, a person present refuses entry or does not allow entry within a reasonable time.
Any constable who exercises a warrantless entry power under this section must provide a written report on the exercise of that power to the Commissioner or a Police employee designated to receive reports of that kind by the Commissioner, as soon as practicable after exercising the power.
Any enforcement officer (other than a constable) who exercises a warrantless entry power under this section must provide a written report on the exercise of that power to the Director-General, or an employee designated to receive reports of that kind by the Director-General, as soon as practicable after exercising the power.
A report referred to in subsection (5) or (6) must contain—
a short summary of the circumstances surrounding the exercise of the power, and the reason or reasons why the power needed to be exercised; and
a description of any other action undertaken.
SECTION 21: POWER TO GIVE DIRECTIONS
An enforcement officer who has reasonable grounds to believe that a person is contravening or likely to contravene a section 11 order may—
direct that person to stop any activity that is contravening or likely to contravene the order:
direct that person to take any action to prevent or limit the extent of the person’s non-compliance.
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Original-Source-Published: 2020 JUN 22
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