Government Expression and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Advising, Nudging, Urging, Commanding
(2020) 31 Public Law Review 391
11 Pages Posted: 14 Jan 2021 Last revised: 3 Feb 2021
Date Written: October 31, 2020
Comment on Borrowdale v Director-General of Health  NZHC 2090, especially the ruling that the government’s messages during the early days of COVID-19 lockdown urging people to stay at home were not prescribed by law and unlawful.
Keywords: COVID-19; New Zealand; lockdown; rule of law; Bill of Rights 1688; New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990
JEL Classification: K1; K30
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