Government can impose a lockdown under a national state of disaster
Disaster Management Act allows for measures to restrict the movement of people, legal experts say
The government, business, labour and other stakeholders are carefully scrutinising the legislation through which a full lockdown can take place.
Given the rapid increase in the number of people affected by the coronavirus in SA, the question most people are asking now is whether the country will join heavily hit countries such as China and Italy and go into a lockdown. ..