Legal grounds for mandatory jabs


NEARLY 98% of public servants have received the Covid-19 jab. The Public Services Department (PSD) has announced that it is mandatory, except on verifiable health grounds, for the remaining employees to register for the vaccination by Nov 1 or face disciplinary action.

There is widespread support for this proposal. However, in a rule of law, the constitutional and legal dimension must always be borne in mind. Freedom is inherent; it is power that needs legal justification.

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