(1) Subject to this section if—
(a) immediately before the pandemic start time, a person who would otherwise have been detained under section 200(1)(a) is not in detention because of the exercise of a discretion to not detain the person; and
(b) as at the pandemic start time, the reasons for not detaining the person remain applicable—
the person is presumed not to be required to be detained under a pandemic order on or after the pandemic start time.
(2) Nothing in subsection (1) limits the operation of a pandemic order or section 165B(1)(b) or 165BA(1)(b) in respect of the person if the reasons referred to in subsection (1) cease to be applicable.
S. 165CN inserted by No. 53/2021 s. 12.