Covid-19: Constitutional conundrums as lockdown court challenges mount

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A recent Pretoria High Court judgment declared the regulations under South Africa’s lockdown levels 3 and 4 invalid and unconstitutionalHendricks, GroundUp)
A recent Pretoria High Court judgment declared the regulations under South Africa’s lockdown levels 3 and 4 invalid and unconstitutionalHendricks, GroundUp)

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Since the declaration of a state of disaster on March 15, people living in South Africa have been thrown into a flux of unpredictability and legal uncertainty. We now find ourselves in an even more precarious position after a recent Pretoria High Court judgment declared the regulations under alert levels 3 and 4 of South Africa’s Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown invalid and unconstitutional.

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