Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Eric Ip on Hong Kong's COVID-19 Health Regulations (Public Law)

"Hong Kong - the unprecedented promulgation of public health emergency regulations against the COVID-19 outbreak" 
July 2020, pp.580-582
Abstract: Examines the public health emergency regulations passed by Hong Kong in response to the COVID-19 pandemic under the Prevention and Control of Disease Ordinance s.8. Details the scope of the powers, their key features, such as a compulsory quarantine period for new arrivals, and the context in which they were made. Reviews the constitutional principles available to prevent such measures from violating the rule of law, including proportionality.​

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