29 April 2020
"The publication of this report marks approximately one month since the Coronavirus Act 2020 was passed into law on 25th March 2020, and since the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations 2020 were made by statutory instrument on 26th March. This remarkable legislative change has fundamentally altered the balance of power between citizens and the state and afforded breath-taking powers to Ministers and law enforcement authorities."
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"...this report, and our subsequent monthly Emergency Powers and Civil Liberties reports, will provide vital evidence, policy scrutiny and analysis to support crucial ongoing monthly examination of emergency powers in parliament, the press and the public forum."
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