The high court in Pretoria will on Wednesday hear the Freedom Front Plus (FF+) challenge to the constitutionality of the Disaster Management Act and the validity of the decision to declare a national state of disaster.

This will be the first court challenge to the constitutionality of the legislation, which is being used as the framework for the Covid-19 lockdown and which resulted in the creation of the national coronavirus command council (NCCC)...

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