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Coronavirus (COVID-19): draft new powers to detain ‘potentially infectious’ people—part 2

Published on: 23 March 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): draft new powers to detain ‘potentially infectious’ people—part 2
  • Original news
  • Detention for screening and assessment
  • Preconditions for these and other powers
  • Initial detention by constables
  • Requirements and restrictions, post-assessment (including detention and isolation): general
  • ‘Further restriction and requirements’
  • Isolation
  • Interaction with magistrates’ powers
  • Enforcement
  • More...

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: In this, the second part of their review of the powers of detention contained in the draft Coronavirus Bill, John Binns, partner and LexisPSL Corporate Crime Consulting Editorial Board member, Richard Reichman, partner and Ami Amin, associate at BCL Solicitors LLP, consider the powers of detention in the Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/129 and how they differ from those outlined in the draft Coronavirus Bill. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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