Colleague Chief Constable Alan Todd said it was for officials to make informed decisions in singular cases.
He said the PSNI’s understanding of the guidelines was upheld by lawful supposition.
It came as Arlene Foster said the official would take a “bit by bit” way to deal with lifting lockdown measures.
On Wednesday, the primary clergyman said limitations to check the spread of Covid-19 would go on until in any event 9 May.
Mrs Foster said the official’s boss logical guide instructed that a subsequent wave regarding the infection was likely.
ACC Todd said the enactment incorporates a need test.
“You may not leave where you’re living except if you have a sensible reason which incorporates the need,” he told The Nolan Show on BBC Radio Ulster.
“For those individuals who can sensibly practice either from their front entryway or near it, and don’t have a need to head out somewhere else to do that, at that point we accept that places you in break of the limitations.”
He included: “Officials on the ground will make a judgment on each case on his own legitimacy.”
ACC Todd said 206 fines had been given for disrupting the norms on social removing, yet just four identify with movement for work out.
The quantity of emergency clinic passings in NI remains at 140.
Afterward, Downing Street is required to expand the lockdown in England for a further three weeks.
Ribs, Scotland and Northern Ireland had just moved to keep the measures set up.
On the off chance that and when the lockdown was lifted in Northern Ireland, it couldn’t prompt a “complete reviving”, Mrs Foster revealed to BBC’s Good Morning Ulster program.
“We realize that the measures are working however we realize social separating will be with us for quite a while, and we will adopt a bit by bit strategy to the entirety of this,” she said.
The main pastor included that the official was “anticipating recuperation” – particularly for the economy, because of the effect that the infection was having on occupations and joblessness.
In any case, she would not be drawn on further insight concerning a leave system.
Mrs Foster likewise said she trusted that the Stormont Department of Health would move to set up measures to permit individuals in NI to bid farewell to their friends and family.
On Wednesday the Health Secretary in Westminster, Matt Hancock, said new coronavirus rules in England would acquaint ventures with limit the danger of contamination and permit farewells “at every possible opportunity”.
Mrs Foster said she had raised the issue with Stormont’s Health Minister Robin Swann and that she anticipated that him should settle on a choice on it quickly.
She included that the official was proceeding to examine a normal rundown of fundamental specialists and direction for them, however that it was not due to be distributed soon.
The principal serve said a paper had been drafted by a gathering set up to exhort the legislature, and that direction it had delivered on social removing should be concurred by the official first.