Residential Tenancies Act 2020
2. (1) An emergency period, in relation to the tenancy of a dwelling, shall be a period in respect of which the Minister for Health makes relevant regulations which impose restrictions on travel outside a 5 kilometre radius of a person’s place of residence, being the dwelling concerned, during a period specified in the relevant regulations.
(2) An emergency period shall include an emergency period in respect of which the Minister for Health made relevant regulations before the coming into operation of the Act and which emergency period has not expired on that coming into operation.
(3) In this section, “relevant regulations” means regulations made under section 31A of the Health Act 1947 which operate, subject to conditions contained in the regulations, to impose restrictions on travel in an area or region to which an affected areas order applies.