Pandemic rules and the law

The Covid-19 crisis engulfing the nation (and the rest of the world) calls for drastic measures to prevent the spread of the affliction, trace those affected and treat those afflicted.

Measures, such as those under the movement control order (MCO), that shutter thousands of businesses, throw millions out of work and order the bulk of the population to stay at home are, despite their severity, absolutely necessary and unavoidable.

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