The government moved quickly to change lockdown rules on the sale of cooked hot food on Monday, a day after supermarket chain Woolworths said the order banning meals such as pies and rotisserie chicken did not stand up to legal scrutiny.

The change comes amid growing anger at some of the stay-at-home regulations, with some businesses and politicians denouncing them as them as  “draconian and unreasonable”. This risked a wider public backlash of the rules meant to limit the spread of the contagious and potentially deadly new coronavirus...

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