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PNG PEAK BODIES COVID -19, CIRCULAR #008

Circular #008 provides contact details for the members of the private sector and Businesses in general who might have queries on the status and issuance of the Passes. 

PNG PEAK BODIES COVID -19, CIRCULAR #007

Circular #007 serves to advise our members of the private sector and Businesses in general of the outcomes of the meeting with the Minister for Police regarding the issuance of the Orange Passes.

PNG PEAK BODIES COVID -19, CIRCULAR #006

Circular #006 serves to advise our members of the private sector and Businesses in general of the outcomes of the meeting with the Minister for Police regarding the issuance of the Orange Passes.

PNG PEAK BODIES COVID -19, CIRCULAR #005

Circular #005 serves to advise our members of the private sector and Businesses in general about key National Operations Centre directives for managing COVID -19 issues in PNG.

THE SOE REGULATION & EMERGENCY LAWS

 This National Gazette Publication Includes:

- Declaration of State of Emergency and Call-Out to the PNG Defence Force

- Appointment of State of Emergency Controller

PNG PEAK BODIES COVID -19, CIRCULAR #004

CIRCULAR 004 for National Operations Center COVID-19, 26th March 2020

Key messages from this edition:

1. Passes are currently being developed for issuance to individuals and businesses providing essential services.

These passes will be bright orange and must be shown/displayed for police at all times.

The onus is on businesses to justify (in writing) the need for these passes. Submissions to apply for passes to be sent to: covid19@pngmade.com.

2. PNG currently remains in CODE ORANGE at the time of publishing this circular (004).

Notably, businesses and individuals need to have a plan for the Code Red status IF it eventuates. Code Red status includes a 24-48 hour complete shutdown of movement in the PROVINCE where positive detection of COVID 19 is identified. No persons or vehicles will be permitted on the road. Offenders will be arrested and prosecuted.

3. Government regulatory entities are now being directed to have officers present in NOC19 to facilitate urgent approvals. These will include Departments of Immigration, Labour, Lands, Ports and air regulators.

In the meantime, if you have urgent approvals or cases to be considered by the above departments, please supply all information to your business/industry representatives to relay accordingly.

4. Unapproved restrictions on businesses is a breach of the SOE rules and these include liquor bans, road blocks and PMV operations within provincial borders. These are NOT authorised by the State Controller (view circular 004 for details). Where these restrictions have been applied, businesses are requested to supply all information of officials that have issued this ban. Please include:

- Name of officer(s)
- Location
- Name of government agency these officials are representing.

State Controller will dispatch units of PNGDF and police officers to meet with officials to resolve the matter.

PNG Peak Bodies COVID -19, Circular #003

Circular #003 serves to advise our members of the private sector and Businesses in general about key National Operations Centre directives for managing COVID -19 issues in PNG.

PNG PEAK BODIES COVID-19 Circular #002

Circular #002 serves to advise our members of the private sector and businesses in general about Key National Operations Centre directives for managing COVID-19 issues in PNG.

The Business NOC 19 Circular

The Minister for Police, Hon. Bryan Kramer MP,  agrees to have the Business Representatives embedded in the National Operations Center 19 ( NOC 19).