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The continuing misuse of guidance in response to the pandemic

Hickman, Tom (2021) The continuing misuse of guidance in response to the pandemic. LSE Covid 19 Blog (25 Jan 2021). Blog Entry.

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The Government has blurred the distinction between law and guidance in the coronavirus regulations, creating confusion among the public and police. Tom Hickman (University College London) says this normative ambiguity is an abuse of authority, and undermines Parliament’s right to scrutinise and approve new law. Despite objections from MPs and peers, it has reinstated the ... Continued

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Additional Information: © 2021 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2021 14:06
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:54

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