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Delayed publication of coronavirus regulations and legal certainty – concerns and protections

Delayed publication of coronavirus regulations and legal certainty – concerns and protections     Lee Marsons (University of Essex)   As part of my compilation of resources on Covid-19 for UKAJI, I have been paying close attention to the publication of delegated legislation throughout this crisis. My main sources for this have been legislation.gov.uk, the … Continue reading

Public law values in times of lockdown: lessons from the Belgian case

Public law values in times of lockdown: lessons from the Belgian case   By Emmanuel Slautsky (Université libre de Bruxelles)   For the past weeks, national and international news has been dominated by a single topic: a large part of the world is affected by the pandemic of the infectious disease COVID-19, which is due … Continue reading

The Emperor has no clothes: A sober analysis of the Government response to Covid-19

The Emperor has no clothes: A sober analysis of the Government response to Covid-19   Opinion piece by Eri Mountbatten-O’Malley (Edge Hill University)   The Government has been criticised for doing ‘too little, too late’. Proposals to suspend duties in the Care Act, 2014, have led Disability Rights to complain that there is ‘a real … Continue reading

Germany – a federal executive power grab?

Germany – a federal executive power grab? By Stefan Theil (Bonavero Institute of Human Rights)   The German Infectious Diseases Protection Act (Infektionsschutzgesetz – IDPA) is the primary federal statute regulating the fight against covid-19 in Germany. The Act has been recently amended to provide the federal government with a greater role in enforcement and … Continue reading

Jumping in with both feet?

Jumping in with Both Feet? By David Whalley (retired mechanical engineer)   If the layperson wanted an interesting administrative and public law perspective on the new legislation regarding the UK shutdown, the UKAJI  April 3rd blog, ‘ Covid-19 and the UK Administrative State’ (here) would hit the spot.  The full implications of the recently introduced Covid … Continue reading