Part 4


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The legal low-down on the lockdown

The legal low-down on the lockdown: part 4

Join our panelists as they discuss the legality of the lockdown and orders made under the health act, cases testing the legality, police powers, and more.


Presented by Claudia Geiringer; Eddie Clark; Dean Knight



Eddie Clark, Dean Knight and Claudia Geiringer discuss the legality of the lockdown and 3 recent cases testing this (A & B v Ardern habeas corpus appeal; Borrowdale v Director-General judicial review). They discuss compassionate exemption from quarantine refusal being overturned, and what's been happening in parliament. Nessa Lynch and Yvette Tinsley discuss police powers and accountability and criminal justice—the delay in criminal courts and bringing back jury trials.