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Reporting COVID-19 breaches to the police is important, but we need to deter malicious informants

Kwan, Martin (2021) Reporting COVID-19 breaches to the police is important, but we need to deter malicious informants. LSE Covid 19 Blog (21 Jan 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The ability to inform the police about breaches of COVID-19 restrictions is an important tool for the authorities, says Martin Kwan (OBOR Legal Research Centre). But people understandably worry that it will be abused by people filing false reports. To deter this, he suggests that malicious informers should be fined. ‘Tell us about a possible ... Continued

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/covid19/
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 14:12
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2021 23:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/108724

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