Dutch court orders government to scrap coronavirus curfew


Dutch courts, ordering the government to lift a nationwide coronavirus curfew and to do so immediately. The government implemented the curfew based on a little, which states that the Cabinet can introduce rules in an emergency without consulting parliament and the Senate. But according to the court, the curfew was brought in in response to something that didn't constitute an emergency. Like for example, if a dyke was breached. On the evidence for this finding was that the 9 P.m. curfew was discussed before it was introduced, so the court rules it didn't meet the necessary legal criteria on therefore must be scrapped with immediate effect. The BBC's

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