Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations and the Charter

(2022) 31 Constitutional Forum 7

12 Pages Posted: 3 Jun 2022

Date Written: June 2, 2022


This article considers whether mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations would survive constitutional scrutiny. I maintain that at various junctures throughout the pandemic, such a policy would comply with the Charter so long as the punishments for any violation of such a law did not include imprisonment.

JEL Classification: K14; K19

Suggested Citation

Fehr, Colton, Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations and the Charter (June 2, 2022). (2022) 31 Constitutional Forum 7, Available at SSRN:

Colton Fehr (Contact Author)

Simon Fraser University ( email )

8888 University Drive
Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6

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