12 August 2020 – Mandatory for businesses to display QR code for contract tracing app

Type of Intervention: Regulation
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister / Minister Business, Innovation, Employment

Overview: Government makes it mandatory for businesses to display QR code for contract tracing app. They have one week to comply. Penalties are not yet announced
Full details here: https://covid19.govt.nz/updates-and-resources/latest-updates/new-zealands-alert-levels-are-changing-at-12-noon-on-wednesday-12-august/

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Type of Justification: No justification given, There has been low uptake from the public and businesses on the contact tracing app
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other, download statistics on contact tracing app