Lockdown’s Legality and the Rule of Law

Newsroom (www.newsroom.co.nz)

3 Pages Posted: 6 Aug 2020

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Dean R. Knight

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

Date Written: August 4, 2020

Abstract

This short note explains the context to, and the arguments made in, the judicial review proceedings challenging the legality of the lockdown in New Zealand (Borrowdale v Director-General of Health).

Keywords: Covid-19, lockdown, New Zealand, judicial review, rule of law

JEL Classification: K1, K30

Suggested Citation

Knight, Dean R., Lockdown’s Legality and the Rule of Law (August 4, 2020). Newsroom (www.newsroom.co.nz), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3666613

Dean R. Knight (Contact Author)

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Wellington, 6140
New Zealand

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